Getting complete PATH of uploaded file - PHP
name refers to the filename on the client-side. To get the filename (including the full path) on the server-side, you need to use
$handle = fopen($_FILES["UploadFileName"]["tmp_name"], 'r');
How to get full filepath when uploading files in PHP?
['name'] refers to the original filename on the users computer. That's no use to you, in particular because it might be empty. (Or it can contain fake values, causing a directory traversal exploit. So, just avoid it.)
You need to use the
['tmp_name'] which is a server-absolute path like
/tmp/upload85728 that can be used for
PHP HTML - how to get file upload full path in php process page
File information is in
$_FILES superglobal array and the temporary filename with path is in
$_FILES['pfilename']['tmp_name'], so to just get the directory name from it:
Or for the path and file:
Getting the file path of an uploaded file
You'll not get the file path. The File Upload in PHP works such that when you upload a file, it'll be uploaded to a temporary location and then your form will be posted. The path of the temporary location will be provided in
tmp_name option in
By using the
move_uploaded_file function, this file will be moved from the temporary location to the location of your choice. But you'll have to provide the location (including the filename) where you want to move the file from temporary location.
So if you are looking for a path where you want to move the file from then it'll be present in
Hope this helps.
How to get full path of the uploaded file in codeigniter?
From your controller use
From your view use
How to save the full path of file upload in php?
To convert a relative path to an absolute one (server side) you can use
$fullpath = realpath($file_name);
File uploading - I need to find the absolute (full) path of the tmp_name in PHP
tmp_name will always contain the full path.
/tmp/phpeklgfr points to the uploaded file in the root
/tmp directory. It does not reside in
You can change the location PHP stores temporary files in using the
upload_tmp_dir php.ini setting.