Import csv into Database

Import records from an excel spreadsheet or csv file


//connect to the database
$connect = mysql_connect("localhost","root","root");
mysql_select_db("mooseloose",$connect); //select the db

if ($_FILES[csv][size] > 0) {

//get the csv file
$file = $_FILES[csv][tmp_name];
$handle = fopen($file,"r");

//loop through the csv file and insert into table
do {
if ($data[0]) {
mysql_query("INSERT INTO puters (lname,fname,userid,email) VALUES
} while ($data = fgetcsv($handle,1000,",","'"));

header('Location: import.php?success=1'); die;



<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">
<html xmlns="">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>Import a CSV File with PHP & MySQL</title>


<?php if (!empty($_GET[success])) { echo "<b>Your file has been imported.</b><br><br>"; } //generic success notice ?>

<form action="" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data" name="form1" id="form1">
Choose your file: <br />
<input name="csv" type="file" id="csv" />
<input type="submit" name="Submit" value="Submit" />