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post a file string using curl in php

post a file string using curl in php  using -'php,file,post,upload,curl'

I was wondering if it is possible to post a file - along with other form data - when the file is just a string?

I know that you can post a file that is already on the filesystem by prefixing the filepath with "@".

However I'd like to bypass creating a temporary file and send just the file as a string, but I am unsure how to construct the request using cURL in PHP.


    $postFields = array(
        'otherFields'   => 'Yes'
        ,'filename'     => 'my_file.csv'
        ,'data'         => 'comma seperated content'

    $options = array(
        ,CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER => false
        ,CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS     => $postFields
        ,CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER     => array(
            'Content-type: multipart/form-data'


asked Sep 16, 2015 by patilkiran.101
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