CHAPTER 4

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Building a Dynamic Image Gallery with Image Upload

You know how to make a simple dynamic web site. You know how to write a form. You know how to access URL variables with $_GET or $_POST. I say it’s time to put your new knowledge to good use. Let’s build a dynamic image gallery with a form to allow users to upload new images to the gallery. In the process, you will learn quite a bit.

  • Set up a dynamic site.
  • Write named functions.
  • Use $_GET and $_POST superglobal arrays.
  • Iterate with a while loop.
  • Use PHP’s native DirectoryIterator class.
  • Write custom object methods.
  • Upload files with PHP’s $_FILES superglobal array.
  • Plan and code a ...

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