Enhance & Beautify Native File Input Using jQuery And CSS - Tower

Enhance & Beautify Native File Input Using jQuery And CSS - Tower
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Tower is a small and simple-to-use jQuery plugin to enhance and beautify the native file input with support for image preview, custom icons, and file list.

How to use it:

1. Add references to jQuery library and the Tower File Input plugin's files.

<link href="tower-file-input.css" rel="stylesheet">
<script src="/path/to/jquery.slim.min.js"></script>
<script src="tower-file-input.js"></script>

2. The HTML structure. The input and the label must be in an element with the class tower-file. The id of the input and the for of the label must match or clicking on the label will not trigger the input. The class tower-file-button is just used for the default button style. It can be removed if you are using a different style.

<div class="tower-file">
  <input type="file" id="file-example">
  <label for="file1" class="tower-file-button">
    Select a File
  </label>
</div>

3. You can add a a clear button by adding a button with the class tower-file-clear inside the main element:

<button type="button" class="tower-file-clear tower-file-button">
  Clear
</button>

4. The plugin also supports multiple file select:

<div class="tower-file">
  <input type="file" id="file-example" multiple />
  <label for="file1" class="tower-file-button">
    Select a File
  </label>
</div>

5. Attach the function to the file input and done.

$(function(){
  $('#file-example').fileInput();
});

6. Decide whether or not to show the list of files if multiple files are selected. Default: true.

$('#file-example').fileInput({
  fileList: true
});

7. Specify the icon class that will be used in the span before the text in the label when a file is selected. If this is null the span element will not be generated.

$('#file-example').fileInput({
  iconClass: 'fa fa-upload'
});

8. Decide whether or not to show the image preview. Default: true.

$('#file-example').fileInput({
  imgPreview: true
});

9. Set the class that will be added to the preview image.

$('#file-example').fileInput({
  imgPreviewClass: null
});

This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by StrutTower. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.