Uploading Files in Laravel is very easy. All we need to do is to create a view file where a user can select a file to be uploaded and a controller where uploaded files will be processed.
In a view file, we need to generate a file input by adding the following line of code.
In Form::open(), we need to add "files"=>"true" as shown below. This facilitates the form to be uploaded in multiple parts.
Form::open(array("url" => "/uploadfile","files"=>"true"));
Step 1 − Create a view file called resources/views/uploadfile.php and copy the following code in that file.
Step 2 − Create a controller called UploadFileController by executing the following command.
php artisan make:controller UploadFileController --plain
Step 3 − After successful execution, you will receive the following output −
Step 4 − Copy the following code in
Step 5 − Add the following lines in app/Http/routes.php.
Step 6 − Visit the following URL to test the upload file functionality.
Step 7 − You will receive a prompt as shown in the following image.