Node js File Upload Express using Multer
How to uplode single or multiple files in node js with more fields
In this chapter we will learn node js file upload, node js multer file upload with example, node js multiple file upload, node js express upload image example, node js rest api file upload, multer multiple file upload. We will use express-generator tool for creating a application. And we will use view engine hbs.
First of all, we will install
express-generator tools globaly. If you have already installed
express-generator tool then no need to install.
Intallation express-generator tool
Create a Application
Create a application using
express-generator tool and set view engine hbs
Then install dependencies
Multer is a node.js middleware for handling multipart/form-data, which is used for uploading files.
Create a blogs.js in routes folder for upload files.
Edit app.js file and import
var blogsRouter = require('./routes/blogs'); and set blogs route
The disk storage engine gives you full control on storing files to disk.
Single File Upload
Import multer into routes/blogs.js for file upload.
Create a view file create.hbs in viewsfolder.
Multiple Files Upload
In multiple files upload, accept an array of files, all with the name fieldname and number of files. In this code
upload.array('blogimage', 5) blogimage is fieldname< and 5 is number of files
multiple in html form
Run the app with this command
Then load http://localhost:3000/ in your browser to access the app.
File upload url http://localhost:3000/blogs/create
In this lesson we have learned installation of
express-generator tool and create application using
express-generator tool. Upload single and multiple file using multer in Node.js.