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Using phpword to merge two Mircrosoft Office Word .docx documents

How to combine or embed and insert another .docx file (Microsoft office docx word document) into another one using PHPWord Joining two .docx document using php ( phpword library ) $mainTemplateProcessor = new \PhpOffice\PhpWord\TemplateProcessor("file1"); //$mainTemplateProcessor ->setValue('var_name', $value); $innerTemplateProcessor = new \PhpOffice\PhpWord\TemplateProcessor("file2"); //$innerTemplateProcessor->setValue('var2_name', $value2); // extract internal xml from template that will be merged inside main template $innerXml = $innerTemplateProcessor->gettempDocumentMainPart(); $innerXml = preg_replace('/^[\s\S]*<w:body>(.*)<\/w:body>.*/', '$1', $innerXml); // remove tag containing header, footer, images $innerXml = preg_replace('/<w:sectPr>.*<\/w:sectPr>/', '', $innerXml); // inject internal xml inside main template $mainXml = $mainTemplateProcessor->gettempDocumentMainPart(