The CURLFile class

(PHP 5 >= 5.5.0, PHP 7, PHP 8)


This class or CURLStringFile should be used to upload a file with CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS.

Unserialization of CURLFile instances is not allowed. As of PHP 7.4.0, serialization is forbidden in the first place.

Class synopsis

class CURLFile {
/* Properties */
public string $name = "";
public string $mime = "";
public string $postname = "";
/* Methods */
public __construct(string $filename, ?string $mime_type = null, ?string $posted_filename = null)
public getFilename(): string
public getMimeType(): string
public getPostFilename(): string
public setMimeType(string $mime_type): void
public setPostFilename(string $posted_filename): void



Name of the file to be uploaded.


MIME type of the file (default is application/octet-stream).


The name of the file in the upload data (defaults to the name property).

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