How To Generate PDF Using DomPDF In Laravel 9

In this article, we will see how to generate pdf using dompdf in laravel 9/10. For generating PDF files we will use the laravel-dompdf package. It creates a PDF file and also provides download file functionalities.

It is very easy to generate pdf files in laravel 9 and laravel 10. we will see an example of a very simple way to generate a pdf file and download it to your system.

Using barryvdh/laravel-dompdf pdf you can create a new DomPDF instance and load an HTML string, file, or view name. You can save it to a file, or show it in the browser or download it.

Also, you can generate pdf from HTML view in laravel 9/10.

So, let's see laravel 9 generates a pdf file using dompdf.

How To Generate PDF In Laravel 9/10 Using DomPDF

Step 1: Install Laravel To Create PDF In Laravel 9

Step 2: Install barryvdh/laravel-dompdf Package

Step 3: Create Controller

Step 4: Add Route

Step 5: Create Blade File

Step 6: Run the Laravel 9 DomPDF Application


Step 1: Install Laravel To Create PDF In Laravel 9

In this step, we will install 9 using the following command.

composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel laravel_9_generate_pdf_example



Step 2: Install barryvdh/laravel-dompdf Package

Now, we will install the barryvdh/laravel-dompdf Package using the composer command.

composer require barryvdh/laravel-dompdf


Step 3: Create Controller

In this step, we will create a new controller and the following code to generate a pdf file.



namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use App\User;
use PDF;

class UserController extends Controller
    public function index(Request $request)
	    $user = User::get();

	    $data = [
	            'title' => 'How To Create PDF File Using DomPDF In Laravel 9 - Techsolutionstuff',
	            'date' => date('d/m/Y'),
	            'users' => $users

	        $pdf = PDF::loadView('index',$data);
	        return $pdf->download('users_pdf_example.pdf');

	    return view('index',compact('user'));



Step 4: Add Route

Now, we will add the below code in the web.php file.


use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Route;
use App\Http\Controllers\UserController;
Route::resource('users', UserController::class);


Step 5: Create Blade File

In this step, we will create an index.blade.php file for download and generate a pdf file.


<!DOCTYPE html>
  <title>Laravel 9 Generate PDF File Using DomPDF - Techsolutionstuff</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="">
  <script src=""></script>
  <div class="container">
    <div class="row">
      <div class="col-lg-12" style="margin-top: 15px ">
        <div class="pull-left">
        <div class="pull-right">
          <a class="btn btn-primary" href="{{route('users.index',['download'=>'pdf'])}}">Download PDF</a>
    <table class="table table-bordered">
      @foreach ($user as $user)
        <td>{{ $user->name }}</td>
        <td>{{ $user->email }}</td>


Step 6: Run the Laravel 9 DomPDF Application

Now, run this laravel 9 Create PDF using the DomPDF application using the artisan command.

php artisan serve


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