Uploading files to Server

  Pesala 20:51 02 Oct 2006
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I created this directory on my Domain: click here

My idea is to let people upload files there for file sharing or posting images on some Forums that I visit. I enabled write permission on the directory. How would someone go about uploading a file to this directory?

It is only intended as a temporary storage area to save using services like ImageShack, which are no always very satisfactory.

Is this idea workable?

  ade.h 21:30 02 Oct 2006

Yes, it is, but you ideally need to be familiar with PHP.

  ade.h 21:31 02 Oct 2006

click here for example.

  Pesala 21:47 02 Oct 2006

I will take a closer look in the morning.

  Pesala 16:00 03 Oct 2006

I thought it would be easy.

  ade.h 16:57 03 Oct 2006

Depends what it you call easy, really. I know a lot of PHP guides like to say "this is really easy" and it is in fact not THAT easy, but this is fairly striahgtforward. The security concerns are quite easily dealt with by putting the upload system in a secure part of your server.

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