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How to upload video files using php

 12:33 pm on Feb 21, 2006 (gmt 0)


Can any body guide me please how to upload video files using php and how to maintain them. Is there any thing diffrent way to upload a video files?

Need guidence of u guys.




 8:33 pm on Feb 21, 2006 (gmt 0)

I think the only difference or problems you may run into will be in regards to file size, upload time, max POST size, stuff like that. It's just the nature of video files. They are so big.


 8:34 pm on Feb 21, 2006 (gmt 0)

maybe try this search [google.com] for some threads on upload scripts as well


 5:52 pm on Feb 23, 2006 (gmt 0)

File size will definately be your biggest problem. You may need to modify your php.ini file to allow larger files than the default 2MB. If you are moving files in excess of 10MB, you should think about using FTP and not HTTP. It is more reliable with large file transfers since that's what it was created for.


 8:24 am on Feb 25, 2006 (gmt 0)

I am trying to upload video files using FTP now. but i am facing a problem in this. i make a sample script for testing ftp uploading. it was successfull but that source video file was in same directory from where i was running script.

Now i am using Html File control to select n browse source file from local drive.

Now when i am using this command to trape path of source file it is giving error that source file not found.

Code to trape source file path -

$file = $_FILES['tmp_name'];
ftp_put($conn_id, $file, $file, FTP_BINARY);

i know that it is giving only temproray path of file. so please can any body tell me how to trape the path of source file.



 12:11 am on Feb 27, 2006 (gmt 0)

It looks to me like you must still be using HTTP to upload the file as the $_FILES [php.net] superglobal is an associative array of items uploaded to the current script via the HTTP POST method. The directory that files are uploaded to are set in the php.ini in a configuration directive -- upload_tmp_dir [php.net].

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