Storing and Reading Files from the Server

Learn how to upload and read files in the Laravel framework.


Handling and reading file uploads is a common requirement in web applications. Sometimes, web stakeholders demand to manage user files within the directories of the web app. Laravel provides a robust library for managing files with ease.

Uploading files in Laravel

To upload a file in Laravel, we’ll need to use the $request object. This object contains all of the data that was submitted in the request, including any uploaded files.

To manage requested data-related operations, a class named Request is provided by Laravel. This request object is provided by the Illuminate\Http\Request class. Its object can be utilized to handle file-related operations in Laravel. The following code snippet can be utilized to upload the file to the designated destination.

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