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troubleshooting Question

retrieving then displaying BLOB image

Avatar of amchugh89
amchugh89 asked on
PHPMySQL Server
12 Comments1 Solution700 ViewsLast Modified:
i have a php code that sucessfully uploads image data into my database table.
Now I need to retrieve and display the image on another page. how the heck do I do this.
I've trolled forums but most of them have conflicting or downright incorrect ways to do it.


Heres my code for uploading the stuff to my database (one picture is uploaded into a single row corresponding to the user who updated that photo for there home page)
I am assuming the following code works, because the 'image column is uploaded with a file that is the same # of kB as picture the thing im uploading.

<html>
<head>
  <title> Upload Image </title>
</head>
<body>
   <form action = "upload2.php" method ="POST" enctype ="multipart/form-data">
     File:
     <input type ="file" name = "image"> <input type = "submit" value = "Upload">
     </form>
     <?php
       include "database.php";
       $username = $_COOKIE['ID_my_site'];

   $file = $_FILES['image']['tmp_name'];
   if(!isset($file))
       echo "Select an image";
       else
       {
         $image = addslashes(file_get_contents($_FILES['image']['tmp_name']));
         $image_name = addslashes($_FILES['image']['name']);
         $image_size = getimagesize($_FILES['image']['tmp_name']);

        if($image_size == FALSE)
        echo "Thats not am image.";
        else
        {
         if (!$insert = mysql_query("UPDATE users SET image = '$image'
WHERE username = '$username'"))
        echo "Problem uploading image. Possible that file is too large";
        else
        {
Sucessfully Uploaded!
        }
        }
       }
     ?>

</body>
</html>