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Thread: Move Uploaded File > Quick problem

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2005

    Move Uploaded File > Quick problem

    Hi Guys,

    Very quick one. I'm trying to upload a file and force an extension name on it:

    PHP Code:
    $file_exten ".wmv"

    move_uploaded_file($_FILES['uploadedfile']['tmp_name'], "../../../story_media/video/".$_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'].time(), $file_exten)){ 
    As you can see I have created a variable to do this, but it throws up an error can't move uploaded file.

    However if I have this code without the $file_exten - ie:

    PHP Code:
    $file_exten ".wmv"

    move_uploaded_file($_FILES['uploadedfile']['tmp_name'], "../../../story_media/video/".$_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'].time())){ 
    It uploads? So any idea why the first statement won't?



  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Well, the first statement has three arguments and move_uploaded_file only accepts two. The arguments are
    1. File to be moved
    2. Where to move

    Try this:
    PHP Code:
    $file_exten ".wmv"

    $FileName $_FILES['uploadedfile']['tmp_name']; //Makes statement easier to read
    if(move_uploaded_file($FileName"../../../story_media/video/" $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'].time() . $FileName $file_exten){ 
    Hope this helps.

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