How to upload and validate a image in php

In this tutorial I will explain how to upload a image and how to validate image extension
Create a HTML form with two text field :

  • One is for Image title with input type text.
  • Second one is for upload image with input type file.For file upload input must be file(type=”file”). This input type show the file select control.

HTML form must have following attributes :

  • method=”post”
  • enctype=”multipart/form-data” (The enctype attribute specifies how the form-data should be encoded when submitting it to the server.)

without these attributes , the image upload will not work.

Create a database with name imagesdata. Inside this database we create a table with name tblimages.
SQL Script for tblimages—

Now create a database connection file(config.php)

PHP Script for getting posted  values,  image validation, move images into directory and  insertion data into database


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How to run this script 

  1. Download the zip
  2. Extract zip file and put in the root directory
  3. open phpmyadmin. Create a db imagesdata then import SQL file(given inside the package)

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Anuj Kumar

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