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Thread: Is it possible to upload an image using GET?

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    Question Is it possible to upload an image using GET?

    I would like to add an image uploader to my site. From what I can tell, I need to use POST methods to send the data from the uploaded file to the next page. If I use the GET method, the $files variables don't get the information.

    Is there a way to use the GET method? The way my site's set up, it would be much easier to use GET.

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    Pretty sure GET is heavily limited in size.

    Say 2K to 8K maximum.

    GET cant be used IMHO

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    I'm wondering if it has something to do with character encoding. Maybe GET will cause problems with encoding, but POST preserves the characters?

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    Besides the size restrictions, I don't think that enctype="multipart/form-data" has any meaning for GET. Besides, since uploading a file makes a change on the server, you should not use GET, anyway.
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