1. 8.5.x core/includes/file.inc file
  2. 8.0.x core/includes/file.inc file
  3. 8.1.x core/includes/file.inc file
  4. 8.2.x core/includes/file.inc file
  5. 8.3.x core/includes/file.inc file
  6. 8.4.x core/includes/file.inc file
  7. 8.6.x core/includes/file.inc file
  8. 4.6.x includes/file.inc file
  9. 4.7.x includes/file.inc file
  10. 5.x includes/file.inc file
  11. 6.x includes/file.inc file
  12. 7.x includes/file.inc file

Common file handling functions.


includes/file.inc, line 14
API for handling file uploads and server file management.


Namesort descending Location Description
file_check_directory includes/file.inc Checks whether a directory exists and is writable.
file_check_location includes/file.inc Check if a file is really located inside $directory. Should be used to make sure a file specified is really located within the directory to prevent exploits.
file_check_path includes/file.inc Checks path to see if it is a directory, or a dir/file.
file_copy includes/file.inc Copies a file to a new location.
file_create_filename includes/file.inc Create a full file path from a directory and filename. If a file with the specified name already exists, an alternative will be used.
file_create_htaccess includes/file.inc Creates a .htaccess file in the given directory.
file_create_path includes/file.inc Make sure the destination is a complete path and resides in the file system directory, if it is not prepend the file system directory.
file_create_url includes/file.inc Create the download path to a file.
file_delete includes/file.inc Delete a file.
file_destination includes/file.inc Determines the destination path for a file depending on how replacement of existing files should be handled.
file_directory_path includes/file.inc Determine the default 'files' directory.
file_directory_temp includes/file.inc Determine the default temporary directory.
file_download includes/file.inc Call modules that implement hook_file_download() to find out if a file is accessible and what headers it should be transferred with. If a module returns -1 drupal_access_denied() will be returned. If one or more modules returned headers the download…
file_download_access includes/file.inc Checks that the current user has access to a particular file.
file_download_headers includes/file.inc Retrieves headers for a private file download.
file_get_mimetype includes/file.inc Determine an Internet Media Type, or MIME type from a filename.
file_htaccess_lines includes/file.inc Returns the standard .htaccess lines that Drupal writes to file directories.
file_move includes/file.inc Moves a file to a new location.
file_munge_filename includes/file.inc Modify a filename as needed for security purposes.
file_save_data includes/file.inc Save a string to the specified destination.
file_save_upload includes/file.inc Saves a file upload to a new location.
file_scan_directory includes/file.inc Finds all files that match a given mask in a given directory.
file_set_status includes/file.inc Set the status of a file.
file_space_used includes/file.inc Determine total disk space used by a single user or the whole filesystem.
file_transfer includes/file.inc Transfer file using http to client. Pipes a file through Drupal to the client.
file_unmunge_filename includes/file.inc Undo the effect of upload_munge_filename().
file_upload_max_size includes/file.inc Determine the maximum file upload size by querying the PHP settings.
file_validate_extensions includes/file.inc Check that the filename ends with an allowed extension. This check is not enforced for the user #1.
file_validate_image_resolution includes/file.inc If the file is an image verify that its dimensions are within the specified maximum and minimum dimensions. Non-image files will be ignored.
file_validate_is_image includes/file.inc Check that the file is recognized by image_get_info() as an image.
file_validate_name_length includes/file.inc Check for files with names longer than we can store in the database.
file_validate_size includes/file.inc Check that the file's size is below certain limits. This check is not enforced for the user #1.


Namesort descending Location Description
FILE_CREATE_DIRECTORY includes/file.inc
FILE_DOWNLOADS_PRIVATE includes/file.inc
FILE_DOWNLOADS_PUBLIC includes/file.inc
FILE_EXISTS_ERROR includes/file.inc
FILE_EXISTS_RENAME includes/file.inc
FILE_EXISTS_REPLACE includes/file.inc
FILE_STATUS_PERMANENT includes/file.inc
FILE_STATUS_TEMPORARY includes/file.inc A files status can be one of two values: temporary or permanent. The status for each file Drupal manages is stored in the {files} tables. If the status is temporary Drupal's file garbage collection will delete the file and remove it from the…


sushilck’s picture

I am able to find the code for how to upload multiple files in custom form drupal 7 but wants do the same things drupal 6. Can you please suggest if anyone done previously.
function multifile_upload_form($form, &$form_state) {
$form = array();
$form['file'] = array(
'#type' => 'file',
'#name' => 'files[]',
'#title' => t('Upload some multifile'),
'#description' => t('You are allow to upload jpg, jpeg, png and gif, 10MB Max Size'),
'#attributes' => array('multiple' => 'multiple'),
$form['submit'] = array(
'#type' => 'submit',
'#value' => t('Upload'),
return $form;