How to Delete Uploaded File in Dropzone JS?

By Hardik Savani November 5, 2023 Category : PHP jQuery

Now, let's see article of dropzone remove uploaded file. it's simple example of dropzone delete uploaded file example. We will look at example of remove uploaded file dropzone php. you will learn php dropzone remove uploaded file example.

If you need to add option to remove uploaded file in dropzone then i will show you how to add delete file option with ajax request. we will add remove file link and it will delete file from server in dropzone.js.

Dropzone provide addRemoveLinks and removedfile options where you can allow delete file link and write ajax code how to remove file. here we will use php with dropzone to remove file from server.

1. Create index.php file

2. Create upload.php file

3. Create upload folder


Step 1: Create index.php file

In first step we have to create index.php file in our root folder and copy bellow code and put on that file. In this file i use cdn for bootstrap, jquery, dropzone css and js.

we will write click event for button and when you click on that button then and then images will upload to server.

So let's follow:


<!DOCTYPE html>



<title>How to Delete Uploaded File in Dropzone JS?</title>

<script src=""></script>

<link rel="stylesheet" href="">

<link href="" rel="stylesheet">

<script src=""></script>



<div class="container">

<div class="row">

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

<h2>How to Delete Uploaded File in Dropzone JS? -</h2>

<form action="upload.php" enctype="multipart/form-data" class="dropzone" id="image-upload">

<input type="hidden" name="request" value="add">


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






<script type="text/javascript">

Dropzone.autoDiscover = false;

var myDropzone = new Dropzone(".dropzone", {

maxFilesize: 10,

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

addRemoveLinks: true,

removedfile: function(file) {

var fileName =;


type: 'POST',

url: 'upload.php',

data: {name: fileName,request: 'delete'},

sucess: function(data){

console.log('success: ' + data);



var _ref;

return (_ref = file.previewElement) != null ? _ref.parentNode.removeChild(file.previewElement) : void 0;






Step 2: Create upload.php file

In first step we have to create upload.php file in our root folder. In this file i write image upload folder code.



$uploadDir = 'upload';

if ($_POST['request'] == "add") {

if (!empty($_FILES)) {

$tmpFile = $_FILES['file']['tmp_name'];

$filename = $uploadDir.'/'.$_FILES['file']['name'];




$fileName = $uploadDir.'/'.$_POST['name'];




Step 3: Create upload folder

In last step, we have to just create "upload" folder for store images. You can also give different name from uploads, But make sure also change on upload.php file.

Ok, now we are ready to run this example, so just run bellow command on root folder for run your project.

php -S localhost:8000

Now you can open bellow url on your browser:


I hope it can help you...