How to upload file in Laravel framework PHP

In this example we will discuss about how to upload file in Laravel framework PHP.

We use 3 file for File upload.

  1. uploadfile.php
  2. UploadFileController
  3. web.php


<!DOCTYPE html>
echo Form::open(array('url' => '/uploadfile','files'=>'true'));
echo 'Select the file to upload.';
echo Form::file('image');
echo Form::submit('Upload File');
echo Form::close();


namespace App\Http\Controllers;
use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use App\Http\Requests;
use App\Http\Controllers\Controller;
class UploadFileController extends Controller {
public function index(){
return view('uploadfile');
public function showUploadFile(Request $request){
$file = $request->file('image');
//Display File Name
echo 'File Name: '.$file->getClientOriginalName();
echo '
//Display File Extension
echo 'File Extension: '.$file->getClientOriginalExtension();
echo '
//Display File Real Path
echo 'File Real Path: '.$file->getRealPath();
echo '
//Display File Size
echo 'File Size: '.$file->getSize();
echo '
//Display File Mime Type
echo 'File Mime Type: '.$file->getMimeType();
//Move Uploaded File
$destinationPath = 'uploads';


/* |--------------------------------------------------------------------------
| Web Routes
| Here is where you can register web routes for your application. These
| routes are loaded by the RouteServiceProvider within a group which
| contains the "web" middleware group. Now create something great!