Upload Pdf file using PHP Script

Posted on : Tue, 13th Oct 15 08:18 am (Updated on : Tue, 13th Oct 15 08:18 am) UTC
Author : Code2care
2314 votes

File : php-upload-pdf-example.php Language : HTML
<title>PHP Pdf file Upload script : Example</title>

<div style="padding: 20px; border: 1px solid #999">

<h2>Upload PDF File :</h2>
<form enctype="multipart/form-data"
	action="<?php print $_SERVER['PHP_SELF']?>" method="post">
<p><input type="hidden" name="MAX_FILE_SIZE" value="200000" /> <input
	type="file" name="pdfFile" /><br />
<br />
<input type="submit" value="upload!" /></p>


if ( isset( $_FILES['pdfFile'] ) ) {
	if ($_FILES['pdfFile']['type'] == "application/pdf") {
		$source_file = $_FILES['pdfFile']['tmp_name'];
		$dest_file = "upload/".$_FILES['pdfFile']['name'];

		if (file_exists($dest_file)) {
			print "The file name already exists!!";
		else {
			move_uploaded_file( $source_file, $dest_file )
			or die ("Error!!");
			if($_FILES['pdfFile']['error'] == 0) {
				print "Pdf file uploaded successfully!";
				print "<b><u>Details : </u></b><br/>";
				print "File Name : ".$_FILES['pdfFile']['name']."<br.>"."<br/>";
				print "File Size : ".$_FILES['pdfFile']['size']." bytes"."<br/>";
				print "File location : upload/".$_FILES['pdfFile']['name']."<br/>";
	else {
		if ( $_FILES['pdfFile']['type'] != "application/pdf") {
			print "Error occured while uploading file : ".$_FILES['pdfFile']['name']."<br/>";
			print "Invalid  file extension, should be pdf !!"."<br/>";
			print "Error Code : ".$_FILES['pdfFile']['error']."<br/>";
Note : You may get error failed to open stream: Permission denied in /Applications/XAMPP/xamppfiles/htdocs/mysql-error-code/sample.php on line 32 if you do not have permission to write to the destination folder on server.

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