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Default PHP file upload


Does any one know or treid any PHP File Upload product/program that let me upload images only, not exectuable files
, and if I already have an image in my folder with the same name either change the name of that file or let me
give name to the image before it saves it. I tried many products if one has one thing, it has something else missing, or not user frendly at all.


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why not make an application of your own?
you could set it to deny any filenames which don't end in .jpg, .gif, etc.
i would probably try to make something myself, even if just for the sake of getting more practice with writing php apps.
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Have a look at my file upload article at:

You can see in this file a simple check of the MIME type.
            // image.  MIME type testing isn't foolproof, it is possible to spoof this.
            // The size testing, however, is not spoofable.

            if (($_FILES['userfile']['size'] <= 10000) && ($_FILES['userfile']['type'] == 'image/jpeg' || $_FILES['userfile']['type'] == 'image/pjpeg'))
                // Give the file a new name to prevent one user from overwriting files
If you want something more foolproof, and don't mind the extra overhead you can also add a call to a function that returns the image's dimensions.

if (@getimagesize($_FILES['userfile']['tmp_name']))

This function call in most contexts would return the image's width and height in pixels as an array. Here I'm simply using the function to verify that a valid image file has been supplied.

See: http://www.php.net/getimagesize

I also added error supression because this function throws a warning if the file supplied is not a valid image.


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