How to allow users upload files to server

In this post I will explain how to allow our visitors or site admin to upload files to our web server using html forms and php syntax.
I will also show how to block harmful files and prevent them from being uploaded.

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In this tutorial I will show you how to create a simple file upload system with your user can upload a file from the local computer to your webserver. As you will see it is not so complicated to implement this very usefull script. However it can be dangerous if every visitor can upload files without any restriction. You can easy have a situation that there is no more free space on your server.

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