ajax file upload
snippet in javascript

ajax file upload

user9925

$('#upload').on('click', function() {
    var file_data = $('#sortpicture').prop('files')[0];   
    var form_data = new FormData();                  
    form_data.append('file', file_data);
    alert(form_data);                             
    $.ajax({
        url: 'upload.php', // point to server-side PHP script 
        dataType: 'text',  // what to expect back from the PHP script, if anything
        cache: false,
        contentType: false,
        processData: false,
        data: form_data,                         
        type: 'post',
        success: function(php_script_response){
            alert(php_script_response); // display response from the PHP script, if any
        }
     });
});

Upload image via ajax (jquery)

user9468

var form = new FormData();
form.append('varName','data');
$.ajax({
  type:'POST',
  url: $(this).attr('action'),
  data:formData,
  cache:false,
  contentType: false,
  processData: false,
  success:function(data){
    //function here
  },
  error: function(data){
    //function here
  }
});

upload form with doc type in ajax

user971

$(".submitbtn").on("click", function(e) {

    var form = $("#Form");

    // you can't pass Jquery form it has to be javascript form object
    var formData = new FormData(form[0]);

    //if you only need to upload files then 
    //Grab the File upload control and append each file manually to FormData
    //var files = form.find("#fileupload")[0].files;

    //$.each(files, function() {
    //  var file = $(this);
    //  formData.append(file[0].name, file[0]);
    //});

    if ($(form).valid()) {
        $.ajax({
            type: "POST",
            url: $(form).prop("action"),
            //dataType: 'json', //not sure but works for me without this
            data: formData,
            contentType: false, //this is requireded please see answers above
            processData: false, //this is requireded please see answers above
            //cache: false, //not sure but works for me without this
            error   : ErrorHandler,
            success : successHandler
        });
    }
});