Bootstrap 4 input file example

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To make an input file field, put the type="file" attribute in an input element it will show the input type file field on a page.

Today, I am going to show you. how to create input file in bootstrap 4 with code example.

Table of contents

  • Includes bootstrap view
  • Includes bootstrap library
  • Define its class name

This article will guide you to adding input file in Bootstrap 4 with example.

Step 1: Includes bootstrap view

To ensure proper rendering and touch zooming for all devices, add the responsive viewport meta tag to your <head>.

  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">

Step 2: Includes bootstrap library

First of all, load the Bootstrap 4 framework CSS into the head tag of your webpage.

<!-- Bootstrap CSS -->
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/css/bootstrap.min.css">
  <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/jquery.slim.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/umd/popper.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/js/bootstrap.bundle.min.js"></script>

Step 3: Define its class name

After that, create the input file with a class name <input type="file">.

<div class="form-group m-4">
    <label for="input1">Example file input</label>
    <input type="file" class="form-control-file" id="input1">
</div>

Example.

Let’s look at the following example to understand how it basically works:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <title>Bootstrap Example</title>
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/css/bootstrap.min.css">
  <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/jquery.slim.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/umd/popper.min.js"></script>
  <script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/[email protected]/dist/js/bootstrap.bundle.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>

<div class="form-group m-4">
    <label for="input1">Example file input</label>
    <input type="file" class="form-control-file" id="input1">
</div>
</body>
</html>

Check the output of the above code example.

Bootstrap, Input, File

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