Drag & Drop File Uploading using Laravel 8 Dropzone JS

By Hardik Savani November 5, 2023 Category : Laravel

In this quick example, let's see laravel 8 drag and drop file upload dropzone js laravel 8 dropzone example. this example will help you laravel 8 dropzone multiple files. you can understand a concept of laravel 8 dropzone image upload.

you'll learn laravel 8 dropzone file upload.

Dropzone.js is a jquery plugin, dropzone.js through we can select one by one image and also with preview. After choose image from browse we can see preview of image. dropzone.js also provide filter like we can make validation for max upload, specific image or file extension etc.

In this example i create two route, one for display view and another for store image. i also create two method on HomeController and one blade file with dropzone js plugin js and css that way we can display layout. You can implement in your laravel application by following few step.

After run success this example you will find bellow preview in your application.

Step 1: Add Route

In first step, we will add two new route one for display view and another for store image in our routes.php file. So, open your route file and add bellow two new routes.



use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Route;

use App\Http\Controllers\DropzoneController;



| Web Routes



| Here is where you can register web routes for your application. These

| routes are loaded by the RouteServiceProvider within a group which

| contains the "web" middleware group. Now create something great!



Route::get('dropzone', [DropzoneController::class, 'dropzone']);

Route::post('dropzone/store', [DropzoneController::class, 'dropzoneStore'])->name('dropzone.store');

Step 2: Create Controller

In this step we will add two method on DropzoneController that way we can handle two route with image upload code. So, if you haven't created DropzoneController then create new as bellow, or add two method.

You have to also create new images folder in your public folder for store image.



namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;

class DropzoneController extends Controller



* Generate Image upload View


* @return void


public function dropzone()


return view('dropzone-view');



* Image Upload Code


* @return void


public function dropzoneStore(Request $request)


$image = $request->file('file');

$imageName = time().'.'.$image->extension();


return response()->json(['success'=>$imageName]);



Step 3: Add Blade File

At last step we have to create dropzone-view.blade.php file in your resources directory. in this file i write code of image uploading using dropzone.js, so let's create new blade file and put bellow code:


<!DOCTYPE html>



<title>Drag & Drop File Uploading using Laravel 8 Dropzone JS</title>

<link rel="stylesheet" href="http://demo.itsolutionstuff.com/plugin/bootstrap-3.min.css">

<link href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/dropzone/4.0.1/min/dropzone.min.css" rel="stylesheet">

<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/dropzone/4.2.0/min/dropzone.min.js"></script>



<div class="container">

<div class="row">

<div class="col-md-12">

<h1>Drag & Drop File Uploading using Laravel 8 Dropzone JS</h1>

<form action="{{ route('dropzone.store') }}" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data" id="image-upload" class="dropzone">



<h3>Upload Multiple Image By Click On Box</h3>






<script type="text/javascript">

Dropzone.options.imageUpload = {

maxFilesize : 1,

acceptedFiles: ".jpeg,.jpg,.png,.gif"





You can get more information about Dropzone.js from here : Click Here.

I hope it can help you...