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Im trying to upload a profile image from a front end form via a controller function

this is what i have but the $image keeps returning null?

<form name="updateProfile" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data">
     <input type="hidden" name="action" value="salesforce/saveContact">
     <input type="file" name="photo" id="avatarUpload">
     <input type="submit"/>
</form>

and my controller action is

public function actionSaveContact()
{

    $this->requirePostRequest();

    $userPhoto = craft()->request->getPost('photo');

    $user = craft()->userSession->getUser();

    craft()->users->saveUserPhoto('test.jpg',$userPhoto, $user);

}

Not sure what im doing wrong?

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The image data is not going to be in POST variable. You should be using

$userPhoto = UploadedFile::getInstanceByName('userPhoto');
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  • ahh getting closer. how do i make that an \craft\image? getting this error Argument 2 passed to Craft\UsersService::saveUserPhoto() must be an instance of Craft\Image, instance of CUploadedFile given – Keith Mancuso Mar 6 '15 at 19:56
  • Take a look at UsersController::_processUserPhoto(). All the cropping logic there just ensures that the image is square. – Andris Sevcenko Mar 6 '15 at 20:42
  • hmm how would i call that from a plugin controller? Fatal error: Call to private method Craft\UsersController::_processUserPhoto() from context 'Craft\SalesforceController' I tried just $userPhoto = UploadedFile::getInstanceByName('photo');; $userPhoto = UsersController::_processUserPhoto($userPhoto); – Keith Mancuso Mar 6 '15 at 22:13
  • ahh nevermind i see it in there.. do user profile images have to be square? – Keith Mancuso Mar 6 '15 at 22:15
  • Well, that's how they are in the CP. If you don't mind them being stretched or squeezed in the CP, you'll be fine. – Andris Sevcenko Mar 8 '15 at 9:59

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