This isn’t a difficult process, but I’m sure I’ll need it again, so here it is.


  1. Download the latest version of libwkhtmltox and the source of wkhtmltopdf from google code
  2. Copy lib/ from libwkhtmltox to /usr/local/lib
  3. Copy include/wkhtmltox from wkhtmltopdf to /usr/local/include
  4. $ldconfig -v | grep wkhtml (just to make sure it’s loaded)

PHP Bindings:

  1. Grab php-wkhtmltox from github
  2. Install


If development tools aren’t installed:
$apt-get install build-essential php5-dev (ubuntu)

$make install

Add to php.ini.

P.S. These instructions are for Ubuntu. If you’re on centOS, things are more difficult, good luck.