Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

'PHP_SELF' refresh

Posted on 2008-10-15
3
Medium Priority
?
1,119 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-13
i use 'PHP_SELF' for file upload. it works fine ,but when i refresh the php page, it reloade the file again.

please help me.
<html>
<FORM enctype="multipart/form-data" action="<?php echo $_SERVER['PHP_SELF']; ?>" method="POST">
<P> <input type="file" name="file"/>
<input type="hidden" name="MAX_FILE_SIZE" value="2000000" />
<INPUT type="submit" name="submit" value="UPLOAD"/>
</P>
</FORM>
</html>
<?php
 
   if(!empty($_POST['submit']))
{
 
$file_type = $_FILES['file']['type'];
$file_name = $_FILES['file']['name'];
 
 
$file_ext = strtolower(substr($file_name,strrpos($file_name,".")));
$FILE_MIMES = array('application/dbase','application/x-dbase','application/dbf','application/x-dbf','zz-application/zz-winassoc-dbf');
$FILE_EXTS = array('.dbf','.DBF');
 
 
 if (!in_array($file_type, $FILE_MIMES) && !in_array($file_ext, $FILE_EXTS) )
	{
echo "Sorry, $file_name($file_type) is not allowed to be uploaded.";
exit();
	}
$target_path = "uploads/";
$target_path = $target_path . basename( $_FILES['file']['name']);
$_FILES['file']['tmp_name'];
	if(move_uploaded_file($_FILES['file']['tmp_name'], $target_path))
{
 
    echo "The file ".  basename( $_FILES['file']['name']). " has been uploaded";
}
else
{
    echo "There was an error uploading the file, please try again!";
}
  }
 
?>

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:sudanshu
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
deresh earned 1500 total points
ID: 22719690
do a redirect to the same page after file has been downloaded.
You will lose info message after upload (refresh will be instant), so you may have put it in session to display after redirect.

add this after line 34 ( before the } ):

header("Location: ".$_SERVER['PHP_SELF']);
exit;

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:sudanshu
ID: 22719825
thanks  it works
0
 
LVL 6

Expert Comment

by:deresh
ID: 22720254
np
0

Featured Post

New feature and membership benefit!

New feature! Upgrade and increase expert visibility of your issues with Priority Questions.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Developers of all skill levels should learn to use current best practices when developing websites. However many developers, new and old, fall into the trap of using deprecated features because this is what so many tutorials and books tell them to u…
Many old projects have bad code, but the budget doesn't exist to rewrite the codebase. You can update this code to be safer by introducing contemporary input validation, sanitation, and safer database queries.
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
The viewer will learn how to dynamically set the form action using jQuery.

722 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question