UPDATE: This is out of date. Nowadays, you want to use Zend_Form_Element_File. Zend Framework 1.5's Zend_Form component is missing support for the file input element as it is waiting on a file upload component to build upon. We're busy people, so we'll fake it… This is a super simple example showing how to do file uploads with Zend_Form in Zend Framework 1.5. I'm building on the Simple Zend_Form Example, so make sure you have read… continue reading.