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File upload progress bar with jQuery

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I am trying to implement an AJAX file upload feature in my project. I am using jQuery for this; my code submits the data using AJAX. I also want to implement a file upload progress bar. How can I do this? Is there any way to calculate how much has already been uploaded so that I can calculate the percentage uploaded and create a progress bar?

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Note: This question is related to the jQuery form plugin. If you are searching for a pure jQuery solution, start here.
There is no overall jQuery solution for all browser. So you have to use a plugin. I am using dropzone.js, which have an easy fallback for older browsers. Which plugin you prefer depends on your needs. There are a lot of good comparing post out there.

From the examples:

jQuery:

$(function() {

    var bar = $('.bar');
    var percent = $('.percent');
    var status = $('#status');

    $('form').ajaxForm({
        beforeSend: function() {
            status.empty();
            var percentVal="0%";
            bar.width(percentVal);
            percent.html(percentVal);
        },
        uploadProgress: function(event, position, total, percentComplete) {
            var percentVal = percentComplete + '%';
            bar.width(percentVal);
            percent.html(percentVal);
        },
        complete: function(xhr) {
            status.html(xhr.responseText);
        }
    });
}); 

html:

<form action="file-echo2.php" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data">
    <input type="file" name="myfile"><br>
    <input type="submit" value="Upload File to Server">
</form>

<div class="progress">
    <div class="bar"></div >
    <div class="percent">0%</div >
</div>

<div id="status"></div>

you have to style the progressbar with css…

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Note: This question is related to the jQuery form plugin. If you are searching for a pure jQuery solution, start here.
There is no overall jQuery solution for all browser. So you have to use a plugin. I am using dropzone.js, which have an easy fallback for older browsers. Which plugin you prefer depends on your needs. There are a lot of good comparing post out there.

From the examples:

jQuery:

$(function() {

    var bar = $('.bar');
    var percent = $('.percent');
    var status = $('#status');

    $('form').ajaxForm({
        beforeSend: function() {
            status.empty();
            var percentVal="0%";
            bar.width(percentVal);
            percent.html(percentVal);
        },
        uploadProgress: function(event, position, total, percentComplete) {
            var percentVal = percentComplete + '%';
            bar.width(percentVal);
            percent.html(percentVal);
        },
        complete: function(xhr) {
            status.html(xhr.responseText);
        }
    });
}); 

html:

<form action="file-echo2.php" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data">
    <input type="file" name="myfile"><br>
    <input type="submit" value="Upload File to Server">
</form>

<div class="progress">
    <div class="bar"></div >
    <div class="percent">0%</div >
</div>

<div id="status"></div>

you have to style the progressbar with css…

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I have used the following in my project.
you can try too.

ajax = new XMLHttpRequest();
ajax.onreadystatechange = function () {

    if (ajax.status) {

        if (ajax.status == 200 && (ajax.readyState == 4)){
            //To do tasks if any, when upload is completed
        }
    }
}
ajax.upload.addEventListener("progress", function (event) {

    var percent = (event.loaded / event.total) * 100;
    //**percent** variable can be used for modifying the length of your progress bar.
    console.log(percent);

});

ajax.open("POST", 'your file upload link', true);
ajax.send(formData);
//ajax.send is for uploading form data.