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Kynam Nixsan
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Hello, I am currently working on a uploading site, but I dont want things like PHP, HTML, CSS, JS, Etc files uploaded. Is there a way I can limit the types of files uploaded to only having a few certain extensions..? :(

July 8, 2012 at 8:32 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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You should include a code to define that you are allowing to upload a file.


$file_type = $_FILES['uploaded_file']['type'];


The you should include a code to limit the file types. such as for an example like the following


if(isset($_FILES['uploaded_file'])) {
$errors = array();
$maxsize = 2097152;
$acceptable = array(


October 2, 2012 at 11:28 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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