Upload Multiple Image With media_handle_upload In WordPress

WordPress Front End Multiple File Upload

Upload Multiple Image With media_handle_upload In  WordPress

Upload Multiple Image With media_handle_upload In WordPress

Very easy to uploade multiple image in wordpress media page. Please follow this code-

While customizing WordPress for our suitable cms solutions. We have certain things required from our customers. So it requires front end media upload. Even few things require to gather details and posts from users. If it requires you can also provide your user to upload media files from the front end of your site. May be of my following code can help you to create front end upload with multiple files simultaneously from single from.

HTML form like this-
 <form id="featured_upload" method="post" action="#" enctype="multipart/form-data">
  <input type="file" name="my_image_upload[]" id="my_image_upload[]"  multiple="true" />
  <?php wp_nonce_field( 'my_image_upload', 'my_image_upload_nonce' ); ?>
  <input id="submit_my_image_upload" name="submit_my_image_upload" type="submit" value="Upload" />
</form>

 

The above HTML form handles the user upload files at your sites front-end. Now code for your back end to store the files.

Uploade image code-
<?php 
// Check that the nonce is valid, and the user can edit this post.
if ( 
  isset( $_POST['my_image_upload_nonce'])
) {
  // The nonce was valid and the user has the capabilities, it is safe to continue.

  // These files need to be included as dependencies when on the front end.
  require_once( ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/includes/image.php' );
  require_once( ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/includes/file.php' );
  require_once( ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/includes/media.php' );
  
  
  $files = $_FILES["my_image_upload"];  
    foreach ($files['name'] as $key => $value) {            
            if ($files['name'][$key]) { 
                $file = array( 
                    'name' => $files['name'][$key],
                    'type' => $files['type'][$key], 
                    'tmp_name' => $files['tmp_name'][$key], 
                    'error' => $files['error'][$key],
                    'size' => $files['size'][$key]
                ); 
                $_FILES = array ("my_image_upload" => $file); 
        //var_dump($_FILES);
                foreach ($_FILES as $file => $array) {              
                   // $newupload = my_handle_attachment($file,$post_id); 
          $attach_id = media_handle_upload( $file, -1 );
          var_dump($attach_id);
          
                }
            } 
        } 
    
  if ( is_wp_error( $attachment_id ) ) {
    // There was an error uploading the image.
  } else {
    echo "The image was uploaded successfully!";
    //var_dump($attachment_id);
  }

} else {

  // The security check failed, maybe show the user an error.
}
?>

This above code is return image ID(Attachment ID).

It is actually quite simple. Using the media_handle_upload() function reduces a lot of extra work. There is no sense in re-inventing the wheel and usually with WordPress you don’t have to.

Output

uploade image

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