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Hi Experts:

I have this php html form to add data and upload a image (picture) to the database.  Datatype of the column storing the image is BLOB.  Currently, I can upload only 1 image (picture) per form submission.  Is it possible to upload more than 1 image (picture) using the form.

Here is the code:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml11/DTD/xhtml11.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>

<script type='text/javascript'><!--
function initFlyouts(){initPublishedFlyoutMenus([{"id":"122664640769900158","title":"Library Catalog","url":"index.html"},{"id":"532658225518218983","title":"About the Library","url":"http:\/\/icscborrowinglibrary.com\/aboutlibrary.html"},{"id":"813612181614597800","title":"Ask a Librarian","url":"ask-a-librarian.html"},{"id":"939506420111845331","title":"Support your Library","url":"support-your-library.html"}],'845325556776834118',"<li class='wsite-nav-more'><a href='#'>more...<\/a><\/li>",'',false)}
if (Prototype.Browser.IE) window.onload=initFlyouts; else document.observe('dom:loaded', initFlyouts);
//-->
</script>
</head>
<body class='wsite-theme-light wsite-page-add-books weeblypage-add-books'>
<div id="wrapper">
        <div id="container">
            <div id="header" class="wsite-header"></div>

            
            
            
            <div id="contenttop">
                <div id="contentbtm">
                    <div id="content">
                <div id='wsite-content' class='wsite-not-footer'>
<div class='wsite-not-footer'>
<div ><div id="698106845765048406" align="left" style="width: 100%; overflow-y: hidden;" class="wcustomhtml"><form enctype="multipart/form-data" action="add.php" method="POST">
<h3><font color='black'>Add Properties:</font></h3>
<br />
<table> 
<tr><td><font color='black'>Name:</font></td><td> <input type="text" name="name" size="40"></td></tr> 
<tr><td><font color='black'>Location:</font></td><td> <input type="text" name="location" size="40"></td></tr> 
<tr><td><font color='black'>Description:</font></td><td><textarea cols="31" rows="6" name="description"></textarea></td></tr> 
<tr><td><font color='black'>Area:</font></td><td> <input type="text" name="area" size="40"></td></tr>
<tr><td><font color='black'>Call #:</font></td><td> <input type="text" name="callnum" size="40"></td></tr> 
<tr><td><font color='black'>Property Type:</font></td><td> 
   <select name="type">
     <option value="Single Family Home">Single Family Home</option>
     <option value="Commercial">Commercial</option>    
     <option value="Condo">Condo</option>
     <option value="Apartment">Apartment</option>
   </select>
 </td></tr> 
<tr><td><font color='black'>Photo:</font></td><td> <input type="file" name="photo" size="40"></td></tr> 
<tr><td></td><td><input type="submit" value="Add"></td></tr></font>
</table></form><hr>
</div>



</div>

</div>
</div>

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</body>
</html>

<?php

// Connects to your Database 
$dbh=mysql_connect("jackrealestatecom.jillmysql.com", "jack", "Cher!f2015") or die(mysql_error()) ; 
mysql_select_db("properties") or die(mysql_error()) ; 
$maxsize = 10000000;


if($_POST) {
  //This is the directory where images will be saved 
  $target = "images/";
  $target = $target . basename( $_FILES['photo']['name']); 

  $photosize = $_FILES['photo']['size']; 
  if($photosize > $maxsize){
    echo "Sorry, file size exceeds the limit.<br><br>"; 
    exit();
   }

 
  //This gets all the other information from the form 
  $name=$_POST['name']; 
  $location=$_POST['location'];
  $callnum=$_POST['callnum'];
  $type=$_POST['type'];  
  $description=$_POST['description']; 
  $area=$_POST['area']; 
  $pic=$_FILES['photo']['name']; 
 
  //Writes the information to the database 
  mysql_query("INSERT INTO listings (id,name,location,description,callnum,type,area,image)  VALUES ('$id', '$name', '$location', '$description', '$callnum', '$type', '$area', '$pic')") ; 
 
  //Writes the photo to the server 
  if(move_uploaded_file($_FILES['photo']['tmp_name'], $target)) { 
    //Tells you if its all ok 
    echo "The file ". basename( $_FILES['uploadedfile']['name']). " has been uploaded, and your information has been added to the directory<br><br>"; 
  } else { 
    //Gives and error if its not 
    echo "Sorry, there was a problem uploading your file.<br><br>"; 
  } 
}
// close the database connection
mysql_close($dbh)

?> 

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In HTML5 you can add a multiple attribute to allow you to select multiple files. The $_FILES array will have an additional dimension to carry the additional information. You can find more information here.
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Perfect.....
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