Laravel 11 Image Validation Tutorial

Laravel 11 Image Validation Tutorial

To add validation rules in the image; Create a method in the controller and use validate(['image' => 'required|image|mimes:jpg,png]); to validate the image before uploading it to laravel 11 project.

Here are steps to validate image before upload in laravel:

Step 1: Add routes

Define routes in web.php file to handle image upload and validation request:

use App\Http\Controllers\FrontHomeController;
Route::get('image',[FrontHomeController::class, 'image']);
Route::post('store',[FrontHomeController::class, 'store']);

Step 2: Create Blade Views

Create blade view file and image upload form in it to send image for validation on controller:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<title>Laravel Image Validation -</title>
<!-- Bootstrap 5 CSS -->
<link rel="stylesheet" href="[email protected]/dist/css/bootstrap.min.css">
<!-- Bootstrap 5 JavaScript -->
<script src="[email protected]/dist/js/bootstrap.bundle.min.js"></script>
<div class="container">
<div class="row">
<div class="col-md-6 offset-3">
<div class="card mt-5">
<div class="card-header bg-success">
<h3 class="text-white text-center"><strong>Image Validation in Laravel</strong></h3>
<div class="card-body">
@if(count($errors) > 0)
@foreach($errors->all() as $error)
<div class="alert alert-danger">{{ $error }}</div>
<form action="{{ url('store') }}" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data">
<div class="form-group">
<label><b>Please Select Image</b></label>
<input type="file" name="image" class="form-control" value="{{ old('image') }}">
<div class="form-group text-center">
<button class="btn btn-success" type="submit">Save</button>

Step 3: Add Validation Rules in Controller

Edit your controller method, and add the following image validation rules in it to validate image before upload or store; something like this:

namespace App\Http\Controllers;
use Illuminate\Http\Request;
class FrontHomeController extends Controller
public function image()
return view('image');
public function store(Request $request)
'image' => 'required|image|mimes:jpg,png,jpeg,gif,svg|max:2048|dimensions:min_width=100,min_height=100,max_width=1000,max_height=1000',
return redirect()->back();


That’s all, you have learned how to validate image mimes type, size and dimension in laravel 11.

Laravel 11 image validation example form looks like:

image validation in laravel 7, 6

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