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How to upload image in Laravel 9 ?

In this post, I am going to explain all about Image upload in LARAVEL.

After Installing Laravel open code project in code editor & follow the steps below.

Step - 1

Create a Controller to handle all image upload operations by running command below.

php artisan make:controller ImageController
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this will create a controller inside app\Http\Controllers folder.

Now update your controller with following codes.

<?php

namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;

class ImageController extends Controller
{
    // View File To Upload Image
    public function index()
    {
        return view('image-form');
    }

    // Store Image
    public function storeImage(Request $request)
    {
        $request->validate([
            'image' => 'required|image|mimes:png,jpg,jpeg|max:2048'
        ]);

        $imageName = time().'.'.$request->image->extension();

        // Public Folder
        $request->image->move(public_path('images'), $imageName);

        // //Store in Storage Folder
        // $request->image->storeAs('images', $imageName);

        // // Store in S3
        // $request->image->storeAs('images', $imageName, 's3');

        //Store IMage in DB 


        return back()->with('success', 'Image uploaded Successfully!')
        ->with('image', $imageName);
    }
}
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Step - 2

Next thing is to update routes, to update it open routes/web.php file and add below routes.

Route::controller(ImageController::class)->group(function(){
    Route::get('/image-upload', 'index')->name('image.form');
    Route::post('/upload-image', 'storeImage')->name('image.store');
});
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Step - 3

Now it's time to create a view file, open resources/views folder and create a file named image-form.blade.php and update the file with code below.

@extends('app')

@section('content')

    <!-- Container (Contact Section) -->
    <div id="contact" class="container">
        <h1 class="text-center" style="margin-top: 100px">Image Upload</h1>

        @if ($message = Session::get('success'))
            <div class="alert alert-success alert-block">
                <strong>{{$message}}</strong>
            </div>

            <img src="{{ asset('images/'.Session::get('image')) }}" />
        @endif

        <form method="POST" action="{{ route('image.store') }}" enctype="multipart/form-data">
            @csrf
            <input type="file" class="form-control" name="image" />

            <button type="submit" class="btn btn-sm">Upload</button>
        </form>

    </div>
@endsection
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Now if you go to browser and visit /image-upload you will see the image upload option.

Image Upload

and once you select and image and upload it you will see the success message with image.

Image Uploaded

Here you will get complete video tutorial on Youtube.

If you face any issues while implementing, please comment your query.

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Top comments (3)

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Al Nahian

Cool, that helped!

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Aboud

great content , it will be better if you
add use App\Http\Controllers\ImageController; to web.php

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shani singh Author

Thanks for comment.

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