How to Create File Upload Forms

December 1, 2021

There are several ways to accept uploads on your forms each with its own ups and downs, this guide will show them all.

Option #1: Add a File Upload element to your form

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This is the easiest way to allow your users to upload files to your form.

If you need to allow multiple files, you can change that same field to accept multiple file uploads. To do that:

  1. Click the File Upload element to highlight it then click the gear icon to open its properties.
  2. Go to the Multiple tab then toggle Multiple Files to On.
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To learn more about adjusting the max file size, check our guide on changing the upload size limit.

And if you want to change the allowed file types, feel free to visit this other guide on which file types are allowed for the upload field.

Option #2: By utilizing Widgets

There are several widgets that you can add to your form which would allow users to upload files:

Each platform offers some added/unique features so be sure to check them out and use the one that fits your needs.

Comments and suggestions are welcome below. If you have a question, post it in our Support Forum so we can assist you.

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