Multiple File Upload widget with Drag&Drop support for jQuery
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jQuery File Upload Plugin


Demo File Upload

Setup instructions

How to setup the plugin on your website


  • Multiple file upload:
    Allows to select multiple files at once and upload them simultaneously.
  • Drag & Drop support:
    Allows to upload files by dragging them from your desktop or filemanager and dropping them on your browser window.
  • Upload progress bar:
    Shows a progress bar indicating the upload progress for individual files and for all uploads combined.
  • Cancelable uploads:
    Individual file uploads can be canceled to stop the upload progress.
  • Resumable uploads:
    Aborted uploads can be resumed with browsers supporting the Blob API.
  • Chunked uploads:
    Large files can be uploaded in smaller chunks with browsers supporting the Blob API.
  • Preview images:
    A preview of image files can be displayed before uploading with browsers supporting the required HTML5 APIs.
  • No browser plugins (e.g. Adobe Flash) required:
    The implementation is based on open standards like HTML5 and JavaScript and requires no additional browser plugins.
  • Graceful fallback for legacy browsers:
    Uploads files via XMLHttpRequests if supported and uses iframes as fallback for legacy browsers.
  • HTML file upload form fallback:
    Shows a standard HTML file upload form if JavaScript is disabled.
  • Cross-site file uploads:
    Supports uploading files to a different domain with Cross-site XMLHttpRequests.
  • Multiple plugin instances:
    Allows to use multiple plugin instances on the same webpage.
  • Customizable and extensible:
    Provides an API to set individual options and define callBack methods for various upload events.
  • Multipart and file contents stream uploads:
    Files can be uploaded as standard "multipart/form-data" or file contents stream (HTTP PUT file upload).
  • Compatible with any server-side application platform:
    Works with Google App Engine (Python, Java), Ruby on Rails, PHP and any other platform that supports HTTP file uploads.


Browser Support (tested versions)

  • Google Chrome - 7.0+
  • Apple Safari - 4.0+
  • Mozilla Firefox - 3.0+
  • Opera - 10.0+
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0+

Drag & Drop is only supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 4.0+ and the Mac OSX version of Safari 5.0+.
Microsoft Internet Explorer has no support for multiple file selection or upload progress.
Extended browser support information.


Released under the MIT license.

Source Code & Download

Documentation & Support


jQuery File Upload is free software, but you can donate to support the developer, Sebastian Tschan:

flattr (€): flattr

PayPal ($): Paypal