Laravel 8 Multiple File Upload Example

In this tutorial you will learn about the Laravel 8 Multiple File Upload Example and its application with practical example.

In this Laravel 8 Multiple File Upload Example, I’ll show you how to upload multiple image along with validation in laravel 8. In this laravel 8 multiple image upload example, I’ll show you how to validate and upload multiple image into folder and then save it into database. In this tutorial before saving multiple image into database we will validate image and then save it into directory. Before uploading the image we will validate the image. After successfully uploading multiple images into the folder and saving it in database we will display success message on the screen.

Laravel 8 Multiple File Upload Example

In this step by step tutorial I’ll demonstrate how to upload multiple files in laravel 8 with validation. I’ll also show you how to upload multiple pdf, txt, csv, excel, doc files in laravel 8 application. Please follow the steps to upload multiple files in laravel 8 given below:

  • Download Laravel 8 Application
  • Database Configuration
  • Build Model & Migration
  • Create Routes
  • Build Multi Upload Controller By Artisan Command
  • Create Multiple File Upload Form
  • Create Directory inside Storage/app/public
  • Run Development Server

Install Laravel 8

First of all we need to create a fresh laravel project, download and install Laravel 8 using the below command

Configure Database In .env file

Now, lets create a MySQL database and connect it with laravel application. After creating database we need to set database credential in application’s .env file.

.env

Create Model & Migration

Now, we have to define table schema for files table. Open terminal and let’s run the following command to generate a migration along with model file to create files table in our database.

Once this command is executed you will find a migration file created under “database/migrations”. lets open migration file and put following code in it –

Now, run following command to migrate database schema.

After, the migration executed successfully the files table will be created in database.

Create Routes

After this, we need to add following routes in “routes/web.php” file along with a resource route. Lets open “routes/web.php” file and add following route.

routes/web.php

Create Controller By Artisan Command

Now, lets create a controller for simple file uploading. Create a controller named MultiFileUploadController using command given below –

Once the above command executed, it will create a controller file MultiFileUploadController.php in app/Http/Controllers/ directory. Open the MultiFileUploadController.php file and put the following code in it.

app/Http/Controllers/MultiFileUploadController.php

Note:- Before uploading any file make sure you have created following directory in the storage/app/public folder called files.

Create Multiple File Upload Form

In this step, we will create view/blade file to generate and display multiple file Upload Form. Lets create a blade file “multiple-files-upload.blade.php” in “resources/views/” directory and put the following code in it respectively.

resources/views/multiple-files-upload.blade.php

Create Directory inside Storage/app/public

Before uploading any file make sure you have created following directory in the storage/app/public folder called files.

Run Development Server

Now we are ready to run our example so lets start the development server using following artisan command –

Now, open the following URL in browser to see the output –

In this tutorial we have learn about the Laravel 8 Multiple File Upload Example and its application with practical example. I hope you will like this tutorial.