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Re: add picture to MySQL database
Posted by: adam island
Date: January 13, 2009 03:06PM

there is no way to actually add the image to the database.

what you have to do is have a table that saves the image names. your php script will upload the file to a specified folder and add the record with the file name to the database.

so you will need something like this to add an image

$IMAGE_URL= "";;

upload the image to

then query the $file_name for the image that you want to display
<img src='<? echo $IMAGE_URL.$file_name; ?>'>

do a google search for php file uploads. there are plenty of examples. the example may not include database inserts, but after the file is successfully uploaded, do a query something like this
"insert into images (file_name) values ('$file_name')";

that should be enough info to get you going

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January 12, 2009 11:24AM
Re: add picture to MySQL database
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