You can convert HTML form data into a CSV file. Let's learn about how to upload a CSV file and import excel file data into the database table. Create a database table for importing data into a database table using PHP. To import excel file data, you have to create a MYSQL database. We store data from the excel file through the import a fle. Can anyone help me to write code on PHP to download Excel File from the server. I have created below codes using header and readfile but the downloaded file was corrupted. //content type header('. is it possible to create a web page where i can view the excel file and save the changes to excel file usibg php code. the thing is the user needs to open a excel file in alocal system not with the browser. if its possible means let me know the solution.