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12:45 am, September 30, 2022

imgur upload from php

function that takes an image and uploads it to imgur using a client api id, and then returns all the data.

i did this one ages ago and did not make it into a function, but this version should work as a function... maybe. ;) 

this is part of a class and uses another class for storage of the image details, these could be removed and just return the array or the image id, but probably better to store this info somewhere. 


// upload an image to imgur
  // return an array with all data.
  // store image to imgur classs and return imgur link.
  public function imgur_upload($image_location) {
    global $global_vars;
    $out = "";
    $imgur_clientid = $global_vars["imgur_clientid"];

    //$image = file_get_contents($_FILES['image_file']['tmp_name']);
    $image = file_get_contents($image_location);
    $file_name = basename($image_location);

    $ch = curl_init();
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, '');
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, TRUE);
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, TRUE);
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, array( 'Authorization: Client-ID ' . $imgur_clientid ));
    curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, array( 'image' => base64_encode($image) ));

    $reply = curl_exec($ch);


    $reply = json_decode($reply);

    $image_link = $reply->data->link;

    //$out .= "<h3>Image</h3>";
    //$out .= "<img src='$image_link' >";

    // add new image

    $class = new imgur;

    $class->imgur_id = $reply->data->id;
    //$class->title = $_FILES['image_file']['name'];
    $class->title = $file_name;
    $class->image_type = $reply->data->type;
    $class->image_width = $reply->data->width;
    $class->image_height = $reply->data->height;
    $class->image_size = $reply->data->size;
    $class->deletehash = $reply->data->deletehash;
    $class->image_link = $reply->data->link;
    if($class->add()) {
      return $image_link;
      $out .= "<div class='alert alert-primary'>
      New image Added. <a href='$class->image_link' target='_blank'>$class->image_link</a>
    } else {
      return false;
      $out .= "<div class='alert alert-warning'>
        Error adding image.


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