How to dynamically get image dimensions with PHP
July 3, 2007 by Georgi Kralev
How to dynamically get image dimensions (image height and width) and use it in Advanced Layer Popup?


If you use PHP for server-language, you can use the following code to get the dimensions of particular image:

<?php list($w, $h) = getimagesize("Images/Sunset.jpg") ?>

Then replace the with and height into parameters of the Advanced Layer javascript function with $w and $h values. For exmaple:

<a href="#" onclick="dmxAdvLayerPopup('Sunset','Images/Sunset.jpg','alpSunset','','OS_Look','center','center', <?php echo $w ?>, <?php echo $h?>, 0,true,false,false,0,'','Linear',2,true,'','Linear',2,true,'',1,5,true,false,'#FFFFFF');return document.MM_returnValue">Sunset</a>

Also, instead the static path and picture filename (Images/Sunset.jpg) you can use picture name and path from database.

Georgi Kralev

Georgi Kralev is a native of Bulgaria and graduated from Technical University Sofia with a Master’s Degree in Computer systems and technologies.

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