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Svelte FilePond

Svelte FilePond is a handy adapter component for FilePond, a JavaScript library that can upload anything you throw at it, optimizes images for faster uploads, and offers a great, accessible, silky smooth user experience.

License: MIT npm version npm


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Core Features

  • Accepts directories, files, blobs, local URLs, remote URLs and Data URIs.
  • Drop files, select on filesystem, copy and paste files, or add files using the API.
  • Async uploading with AJAX, or encode files as base64 data and send along form post.
  • Accessible, tested with AT software like VoiceOver and JAWS, navigable by Keyboard.
  • Image optimization, automatic image resizing, cropping, and fixes EXIF orientation.
  • Responsive, automatically scales to available space, is functional on both mobile and desktop devices.

Learn more about FilePond

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This package needs PostCSS and Svelte Preprocess, see the example folder for the required postcss.config.js and rollup.config.js changes. You can run npm install in the example folder and it will set up the example project.


npm install svelte-filepond filepond --save


<style global>
@import 'filepond/dist/filepond.css';
@import 'filepond-plugin-image-preview/dist/filepond-plugin-image-preview.css';

import FilePond, { registerPlugin, supported } from 'svelte-filepond';

// Import the Image EXIF Orientation and Image Preview plugins
// Note: These need to be installed separately
// `npm i filepond-plugin-image-preview filepond-plugin-image-exif-orientation --save`
import FilePondPluginImageExifOrientation from 'filepond-plugin-image-exif-orientation'
import FilePondPluginImagePreview from 'filepond-plugin-image-preview'

// Register the plugins
registerPlugin(FilePondPluginImageExifOrientation, FilePondPluginImagePreview);

// a reference to the component, used to call FilePond methods
let pond;

// pond.getFiles() will return the active files

// the name to use for the internal file input
let name = 'filepond';

// handle filepond events
function handleInit() {
	console.log('FilePond has initialised');

function handleAddFile(err, fileItem) {
	console.log('A file has been added', fileItem);

<div class="app">

	<FilePond bind:this={pond} {name}


Read the docs for more information