Assistance request installing SWFUpload

Posted on 2009-07-12
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
Hi expert,
My goal is creating a site with a upload functionality like on this site:

I've got a Mowes portable web server running with Apache2, PHP5, MySQL installed. And I've unzipped the content from SWFUpload v2.2.0.1 file to the www folder.
In this folder I've got this layout:

Core Changelog.txt
swfupload license.txt

Normally I expect to find a index.php but not in this distribution.

Please how can I reach my goal?

Question by:Steynsk
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Expert Comment

ID: 24835950
Hi, there is sample PHP code for use with SWFUpload here:

use the files at the above URL to get you started. The file "test.php" is your index.php

There's also a user submitted sample with email notifcation here:

There's demos of various SQFupload implementations here:
 Use "View Source" to get the code you are looking for. Make the form actions be the "upload.php" script referenced at the first URL I supplied.


Author Comment

ID: 24840598
HI basic612,

Thanks for your reply and aditional information.

I've put the test.php and upload.php in place and they work.
But when I copy the source of this page:

I find two lines which each load a java script that I can't find:
<script type="text/javascript" src="js/fileprogress.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="js/handlers.js"></script>
Do you know where to find those?

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Accepted Solution

basic612 earned 500 total points
ID: 24840737
there is also a queue js in there:

Author Comment

ID: 24843318
Hi basic612,

It almost works.

I have to click this link:

      <h1 id="logo"><a href="../">SWFUpload</a></h1>
And than the upload button reveals its self. The compete code is beneath.
I think the link has to be clicked to trigger the onload function.
It there a way to trigger this when the page loads?


<html xmlns="" >
<link href="css/default.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
<script type="text/javascript" src="swfupload.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="js/swfupload.swfobject.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="js/swfupload.queue.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="js/fileprogress.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="js/handlers.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
var swfu;
SWFUpload.onload = function () {
	var settings = {
		flash_url : "Flash/swfupload.swf",
		upload_url: "upload.php",
		post_params: {
			"HELLO-WORLD" : "Here I Am",
			".what" : "OKAY"
		file_size_limit : "100 MB",
		file_types : "*.*",
		file_types_description : "All Files",
		file_upload_limit : 100,
		file_queue_limit : 0,
		custom_settings : {
			progressTarget : "fsUploadProgress",
			cancelButtonId : "btnCancel"
		debug: false,
		// Button Settings
		button_image_url : "XPButtonUploadText_61x22.png",
		button_placeholder_id : "spanButtonPlaceholder",
		button_width: 61,
		button_height: 22,
		// The event handler functions are defined in handlers.js
		swfupload_loaded_handler : swfUploadLoaded,
		file_queued_handler : fileQueued,
		file_queue_error_handler : fileQueueError,
		file_dialog_complete_handler : fileDialogComplete,
		upload_start_handler : uploadStart,
		upload_progress_handler : uploadProgress,
		upload_error_handler : uploadError,
		upload_success_handler : uploadSuccess,
		upload_complete_handler : uploadComplete,
		queue_complete_handler : queueComplete,	// Queue plugin event
		// SWFObject settings
		minimum_flash_version : "9.0.28",
		swfupload_pre_load_handler : swfUploadPreLoad,
		swfupload_load_failed_handler : swfUploadLoadFailed
	swfu = new SWFUpload(settings);
<div id="header">
	<h1 id="logo"><a href="../">SWFUpload</a></h1>
	<div id="version">v2.2.0</div>
<div id="content">
	<h2>SWFObject Demo</h2>
	<form id="form1" action="index.php" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data">
		<p> This page demonstrates the SWFObject plugin.  Do each of the following (one at a time) to see the plugin work: </p>
				<li>Uninstall your Flash Player or install a version less than 9.0.28</li>
				<li>Cause the SWF file to fail to load by deleting or renaming swfupload.swf (simulating a very slow or failed download)</li>
				<li>Disable JavaScript</li>
			Each of these tests demontrate how these issues can be handled by SWFUpload and the SWFObject libraries.
		<div id="divSWFUploadUI">
			<div class="fieldset  flash" id="fsUploadProgress">
			<span class="legend">Upload Queue</span>
			<p id="divStatus">0 Files Uploaded</p>
				<span id="spanButtonPlaceholder"></span>
				<input id="btnCancel" type="button" value="Cancel All Uploads" disabled="disabled" style="margin-left: 2px; height: 22px; font-size: 8pt;" />
				<br />
			<div style="background-color: #FFFF66; border-top: solid 4px #FF9966; border-bottom: solid 4px #FF9966; margin: 10px 25px; padding: 10px 15px;">
				We're sorry.  SWFUpload could not load.  You must have JavaScript enabled to enjoy SWFUpload.
		<div id="divLoadingContent" class="content" style="background-color: #FFFF66; border-top: solid 4px #FF9966; border-bottom: solid 4px #FF9966; margin: 10px 25px; padding: 10px 15px; display: none;">
			SWFUpload is loading. Please wait a moment...
		<div id="divLongLoading" class="content" style="background-color: #FFFF66; border-top: solid 4px #FF9966; border-bottom: solid 4px #FF9966; margin: 10px 25px; padding: 10px 15px; display: none;">
			SWFUpload is taking a long time to load or the load has failed.  Please make sure that the Flash Plugin is enabled and that a working version of the Adobe Flash Player is installed.
		<div id="divAlternateContent" class="content" style="background-color: #FFFF66; border-top: solid 4px #FF9966; border-bottom: solid 4px #FF9966; margin: 10px 25px; padding: 10px 15px; display: none;">
			We're sorry.  SWFUpload could not load.  You may need to install or upgrade Flash Player.
			Visit the <a href="">Adobe website</a> to get the Flash Player.

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Author Closing Comment

ID: 31602621
Thanks for the help I did not solve the problem but found a easier sollution:

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