Website Uploading

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Mon Apr 07, 2003 7:07 pm


I am wondering, does anyone know how to upload files from a website to another? For example, on phpBB, you can upload an avatar image from another site by simply entering a URL with an image like: . I'm wondering, in PHP form, does anyone know how to do that using fopen(), and copy()? Could someone please show me an example using PHP? Thanks a lot!!
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Wed Apr 09, 2003 2:39 am


You can probably fopen the url to the image file and use fread to get the entire file stored in a variable. Then fopen a new file on your server and fwrite the variable to that file. :D Phew! That should do it!

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