7 file upload plugins for Web developer


According to Wikipedia :

File Uploading, is the sending of data from a local system to a remote system,such as a server, or peer, with the intent that the remote system should save a copy of whatever is being transferred.

In this article, you will read about the 7 file upload plugins for the web developers.

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Ext File Upload Form Widget

Ext File Upload Form Widget

Ext file Upload Form offers a user interface for easy uploading of files to a server.

It’s very systematically uploading the file to your server, Files are first added to an “upload queue” and then they are uploaded to the server.

Any file can be individually removed from the queue before upload or the whole queue can be cleared before upload.

The result of each file uploaded to your server shown by icons of success or failure and, in the case of failure the server error message is shown as the tooltip of the failure icon.

This widget is not standalone but requires Ext JS – JavaScript Library to run.

Ext File Upload form Widget

dhtmlxVault – DHTML JavaScript File Upload

file upload plugins

dhtmlxVault is an AJAX powered DHTML JavaScript File Upload component that helps you to implement a modern and feature-rich file uploading part of your web application.

The Progress bar will inform your customer about the ongoing process during long-time operation. Different file types are displayed with the corresponding icons.

dhtmlxVault is built with AJAX technology, which allows you to upload seamlessly without reloading the entire webpage.

It’s a Multi-browser/Multiplatform supported File Uploader.


MultiBit Shift – Flash file uploader

Multi Bit Shift - file upload plugins

MultiBit Shift is an open-source Flash file uploader.

It’s flash applets that can easily be embedded into new or existing websites to quickly enable multiple file uploads, complete with upload status information.

The text and color schemes of uploaders are highly customizable, all text and colors can easily be modified with standard CSS.

The uploader has 2 different versions where the paid one has an advanced interface with thumbnail, image view & more.

MultiBit Shift

jqUploader – jQuery file upload plugins

jqUploader - file upload plugins

jqUploader is a jquery plugin that substitutes HTML file input fields with a flash-based file upload widget, Allowing to display a progress bar and percentage.

It is designed to take most of its customization from the HTML code of your form directly – so you don’t have to do things twice.


SWFUpload – file upload tool


SWFUpload is a client-side file upload tool that offers great upload capabilities of Flash and the accessibility and ease of HTML/CSS.

You can Easily Upload multiple files at once by ctrl/shift-selecting in the dialog.

The style of the uploader is highly customizable with XHTML and CSS. It Displays information while files are uploading using HTML.

SWFUpload is a Multi-browsers/Multi-platforms supported uploader.

It uses a combination of Flash and JavaScript to provide file upload functionality beyond what the basic browser provides with the <input type=”file” /> tag.


Ajax upload


AJAX Upload allows you to easily upload multiple files without refreshing the page and use any element to show the file selection window.

It works in all major browsers and starting from version 2.0 doesn’t require any library to run like,  jQuery, Prototype JS, Mootools, and other JavaScript libraries.

AJAX Upload

PHP File Upload


PHP File Upload is an easy to use, hi-performance File Upload Control which allows you to upload files to web server without refreshing the page.

With PHP File Upload you can select and upload multiple files and cancel running uploads, add new files during uploading.

PHP File Uploader has a real-time progress bar that keeps track of every file upload. It offers an accurate and detailed progress indicator to end-users.

It also gives end-users the ability to cancel uploads in progress.

PHP File Upload is an Asynchronous file upload which means that you can still be using another page while the file is being uploaded.

PHP File Upload

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