Upload .doc and .docx file using PHP

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Step 1

Create one html file named index.html and paste the following code into it.



<form enctype="multipart/form-data" method="POST" action="upload.php">This is the code for html:

<table border="0">



<td align="left">File:</td>

<td><input accept="doc/docx" name="filename" size="40" type="file" /></td>



<td><input name="Upload" type="submit" value="Upload" /></td>






Step 2

Create one PHP file named upload.php and paste the following code.


//if we clicked on Upload button

if($_POST[‘Upload’] == 'Upload')


  //make the allowed extensions

  $goodExtensions = array(





  //set the current directory where you wanna upload the doc/docx files

  $uploaddir = './ ';

  $name = $_FILES[‘filename’][‘name’];//get the name of the file that will be uploaded

  $min_filesize=10;//set up a minimum file size(a doc/docx can't be lower then 10 bytes)


  //take the file extension

  $extension = substr($name, strpos($name,'.'), strlen($name)-1);

  //verify if the file extension is doc or docx


     $error.='Extension not allowed<br>';

echo "<span> </span>"; //verify if the file size of the file being uploaded is greater then 1

   if(filesize($_FILES[‘filename’][‘tmp_name’]) < $min_filesize)

     $error.='File size too small<br>'."\n";

  $uploadfile = $uploaddir . $stem.$extension;


if ($error=='')


//upload the file to

if (move_uploaded_file($_FILES[‘filename’][‘tmp_name’], $uploadfile)) {

echo 'File Uploaded. Thank You.';



else echo $error;



Step 3

Copy both index.html and upload.php into WAMP folder. Open index.html and browse one .doc or .docx file and click upload button

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