Laravel 8 Multiple Image Upload with Preview

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

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

Laravel 8 Multiple Image Upload with Preview

In this step by step Laravel 8 Multiple Image Upload with Preview tutorial I’ll demonstrate how to upload multiple image in laravel 8 with preview. I’ll also show you how to upload multiple image in laravel 8 with preview. Please follow the steps given below:

  • Install Laravel 8 Application
  • Database Configuration
  • Build Photo Model & Migration
  • Create Routes
  • Generate Controller using Artisan Command
  • Create Blade View
  • Start Development Server
  • Start App on Browser

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 photos table. Open terminal and let’s run the following command to generate a migration along with model file to create photos 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 photos 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 image uploading. Create a controller named UploadMultipleImageController using command given below –

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

app/Http/Controllers/UploadMultipleImageController.php

Create Blade View

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

resources/views/images-upload-form.blade.php

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 Image Upload with Preview and its application with practical example. I hope you will like this tutorial.