How to upload a file in mvc?

How to upload a file in mvc?, someone asked me to explain?

In thisarticle, I describe how to upload a file in mvc. Here I am using normal html input statement to upload a file, in this input control use type as file and use form post method in html beginform. For achieve this am using HttpPostedFileBase Classes thatprovides access to individual files that have been uploaded by a client.

Here I demonstrate with one small mvc application, for this create one application and add employee class with in the application and create UploadImages folder with in this folder you have to save your filename if already exist do not allow to add same file name please check this scenario via application.

In Demo.cshtml

@using (Html.BeginForm("Create", "Employee", null, FormMethod.Post,
     new { enctype = "multipart/form-data" }))

<input id="ImagePath" title="Upload aimage" type="file" name="file" />

In Demo Controller


public ActionResult Create(employee memployee, HttpPostedFileBase file)


if (file != null)

file.SaveAs(HttpContext.Server.MapPath("~/UploadImages/")+ file.FileName);

memployee.DocumentFileName = "~/UploadImages/" + file.FileName;


return View(memployee);


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