Allow a visitor to my website to upload an image

Hi There, firstly apologies. I am very new to HTML still on the learning road.

I am looking into something for my Pool League. What we want to do is allow visitors to upload images of their result sheets. I have found a couple of bit of HTML code around uploading files but I can't get them to work.

Sorry but is someone able to throw together an idiots guide on how to do it? Or point me to somewhere that offers this.
We use 1and1 for our website.

Look forward to hearing from someone soon.
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Pawan KumarDatabase ExpertCommented:
You need to use input type = FILE like below -

<input type="file" name="myfile" size="100">
Chris StanyonWebDevCommented:
You won't be able to do this with just HTML. The HTML part allows a user to select a file and upload it to the server, but you will also need a server-side script (PHP) to actually handle the file once it hits the server.

Here's a starting guide from the W3 site -

Have a read through it and come back with any questions
M. AhsanCommented:
Page to upload immage
<!DOCTYPE html>

<form action="upload.php" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data">
    Select image to upload:
    <input type="file" name="fileToUpload" id="fileToUpload">
    <input type="submit" value="Upload Image" name="submit">

// Server side Page code to store image in a directory

$target_dir = "uploads/";
$target_file = $target_dir . basename($_FILES["fileToUpload"]["name"]);
$uploadOk = 1;
$imageFileType = pathinfo($target_file,PATHINFO_EXTENSION);
// Check if image file is a actual image or fake image
if(isset($_POST["submit"])) {
    $check = getimagesize($_FILES["fileToUpload"]["tmp_name"]);
    if($check !== false) {
        echo "File is an image - " . $check["mime"] . ".";
        $uploadOk = 1;
    } else {
        echo "File is not an image.";
        $uploadOk = 0;

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Pawan KumarDatabase ExpertCommented:
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