Simple PHP code to push files to AWS S3

Martin Drapeau
Oct 14, 2017 · 2 min read

Step 1 — Copy the file

Step 2 — Credentials for AWS

if (ENVIRONMENT == 'production') {
define('AWS_S3_KEY', 'XXXX');
define('AWS_S3_SECRET', 'XXXX');
define('AWS_S3_REGION', 'us-east-2');
define('AWS_S3_BUCKET', 'bucket');
define('AWS_S3_URL', 'http://s3.'.AWS_S3_REGION.''.AWS_S3_BUCKET.'/');

Step 3 — The code to push to AWS

$tmpfile = $_FILES['file']['tmp_name'];
$file = $_FILES['file']['name'];
if (defined('AWS_S3_URL')) {
// Persist to AWS S3 and delete uploaded file
S3::setAuth(AWS_S3_KEY, AWS_S3_SECRET);
S3::putObject(S3::inputFile($tmpfile), AWS_S3_BUCKET, 'path/in/bucket/'.$file, S3::ACL_PUBLIC_READ);
} else {
// Persist to disk
$path = 'path/to/user/files/'.$file;
move_uploaded_file($tmpfile, $path);

Martin Drapeau

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CTO at @AmiliaApp by day, dev hacker by night. I love to build companies with people and to build products with code.

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