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Uploading Files with PHP

Uploading Files with PHP

How to upload files on server using a Simple HTML form and PHP. You can upload any type of file like images, videos, ZIP files, Office documents file, PDFs and other supported file types.

Crating a HTML form to upload the file :

<form method='post' enctype='multipart/form-data' action='upload.php'>
    File: <input type='file' name='file_upload'>
    <input type='submit'>


PHP SCRIPT to upload file :


// Check for errors
if($_FILES['file_upload']['error'] > 0){
    die('An error ocurred when uploading.');

    die('Please ensure you are uploading an image.');

// Check filetype
if($_FILES['file_upload']['type'] != 'image/png'){
    die('Unsupported filetype uploaded.');

// Check filesize
if($_FILES['file_upload']['size'] > 500000){
    die('File uploaded exceeds maximum upload size.');

// Check if the file exists
if(file_exists('upload/' . $_FILES['file_upload']['name'])){
    die('File with that name already exists.');

// Upload file
if(!move_uploaded_file($_FILES['file_upload']['tmp_name'], 'upload/' . $_FILES['file_upload']['name'])){
    die('Error uploading file - check destination is writeable.');

die('File uploaded successfully.');






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