How to Add Download Link in Dropzone JS?

July 20, 2020 | Category : PHP

This article goes in detailed on add download button in dropzone js php. you can see dropzone download file on click. Here you will learn dropzone download file from server. you can understand a concept of how to add download link in dropzone js. follow bellow step for dropzone add download link example.

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

Dropzone provide success function and we will append a tag with uploaded file path. here we will use php with dropzone to download file from server.


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>PHP - Dropzone Add Download Button Example</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>PHP - Dropzone Add Download Button Example -</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",

success: function (file, response) {

if(response != 0){

var anchorEl = document.createElement('a');



anchorEl.innerHTML = "<br>Download File";








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';

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

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


echo $filename;


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...