How to Download and Save a Remote Image Using PHP

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Want to download or save any remote images on your server by using simple PHP scripts? In this tutorial I will explain how to download any remoter server images on your server, then keep your close attention in this tutorials as I am going to share “How to Download and Save a Remote Image Using PHP”.

How to Download and Save a Remote Image Using PHP

There are three ways to download the remote image which is explained below. See all method and use any one which as per you want.

Method 1

You can use the simple PHP copy() function to save any remote images on your server.

Method 2

file_get_contents() function will copy the remote image and file_put_contents() function will paste it on your destination folder on your server.

Method 3

You can also download the images by using Curl to save the remote image on your server. Use below code in your PHP file.


About: Prem Tiwari

Prem Tiwari is the founder of freewebmentor.com and is a professional developer who has vast experience in PHP and open source technologies. Apart from this, he is a blogger by hobby and also he has been a regular speaker of WordPress sessions in various IT Companies.


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