Laravel 7/6 Multiple File Upload With Validation Example

Laravel 7/6 Multiple File Upload With Validation Example

Laravel multiple file upload with validation example tutorial. Here you will learn, how to upload multiple files into MySQL database and folder in laravel app with validation rules example.

The basic requirement of any laravel project is uploading files or images in the database and folder. This tutorial shows you step by step how you can upload multiple files and server-side validation with your laravel application.

Before uploading multiple files, you will validate files or file types in the laravel application. validate the file with laravel validator and then store the file to the database and folder.

Laravel Multiple File Upload with Validation Tutorial

Just follow the below steps and you can easily upload multiple files with validation in laravel application:

  • Download Laravel Fresh New Setup
  • Setup Database Credentials
  • Generate Migration & Model
  • Make Route
  • Create Controller & Methods
  • Create Blade View
  • Run Development Server

1). Download Laravel Fresh New Setup

First of all, you need to download the laravel fresh setup. Use the below command and download fresh new laravel setup :

composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel Blog

2). Setup Database Credentials

After successfully installed laravel Application, Go to your project root directory and open .env file and set up database credential and move next step :

 DB_DATABASE=here your database name here
 DB_USERNAME=here database username here
 DB_PASSWORD=here database password here

3). Generate Migration & Model

Now you will create a table named documents and it’s migration file. use the below command :

php artisan make:model document -m

Its command will create one model name file and also create one migration file for the file table. After successfully run the command go to database/migrations file and put the below here :


use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Schema;
use Illuminate\Database\Schema\Blueprint;
use Illuminate\Database\Migrations\Migration;

class CreatedocumentsTable extends Migration
     * Run the migrations.
     * @return void
    public function up()
        Schema::create('files', function (Blueprint $table) {

     * Reverse the migrations.
     * @return void
    public function down()

Next, migrate the table using the below command :

php artisan migrate

4). Add Route

In this step, you need to create two routes in the web.php file. Go to app/routes/web.php file and create two below routes here :

 Route::get('file', 'FileController@index');
 Route::post('save', 'FileController@save');

5). Create Controller

In this step, you need to create a controller name FileController. Use the below command and create Controller :

php artisan make:controller FileController

After successfully create controller go to app/controllers/FileController.php and put the below code :


namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;
use Validator,Redirect,Response,File;
Use App\Document;

class FileController extends Controller

    public function index()
        return view('file');

    public function save()
         'file' => 'required',
         'file.*' => 'mimes:doc,pdf,docx,txt,zip'


            foreach($request->file('file') as $file)
                $file->move(public_path().'/files/', $name);  
                $insert[]['file'] = "$filename";
        $check = Document::insert($insert);

        return Redirect::to("file")
        ->withSuccess('Great! files has been successfully uploaded.');


6). Create Blade view

In this step, you need to create a blade view file. Go to app/resources/views and create one file name file.blade.php :

<html lang="en" class="">
<meta charset="UTF-8">
<title>Laravel Multiple File Upload Tutorial Example From Scratch</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="" />
<div class="container">
  <div class="row justify-content-center">
    <div class="card">
	   <div class="card-header">Laravel Upload File Example</div>

	     <div class="card-body">
	        @if ($message = Session::get('success'))

	            <div class="alert alert-success alert-block">

	                <button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="alert">×</button>

	                <strong>{{ $message }}</strong>


	        @if (count($errors) > 0)
	            <div class="alert alert-danger">
	                <strong>Whoops!</strong> There were some problems with your input.<br><br>
	                    @foreach ($errors->all() as $error)
	                        <li>{{ $error }}</li>

	        <form action="/save" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data">
	            <div class="form-group">
	                <input type="file" class="form-control-file" name="file[]" id="file" multiple="">
	            <button type="submit" class="btn btn-primary">Submit</button>


7). Run Development Server

Now, you need to start the development server. Use the PHP artisan serve command and start your server :

 php artisan serve
If you want to run the project diffrent port so use this below command
php artisan serve --port=8080

Now you are ready to run our example so run bellow command to quick run.



In this tutorial, you have successfully uploaded multiple files in folder and MySQL database with laravel application. Our examples run quickly.

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One reply to Laravel 7/6 Multiple File Upload With Validation Example

  1. Very Nice tutorial , Keep giving like this

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