// Where the file is going to be placed $target_path = ‘uploaded_files/'; /* Add the original filename to our target path. Result is "uploaded_files/filename.extension" */ $target_path = $target_path . basename( $_FILES['file']['name']); if(move_uploaded_file($_FILES['file']['tmp_name'], $target_path)) { echo "The file ". basename( $_FILES['file']['name']). " has been uploaded"; } else{ echo "There was an error uploading the file, please try again!"; }