Last updated: May-01-2023
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Add asset upload capabilities to your Remix application using the Cloudinary Upload widget. Learn how to install and configure the Upload widget, including how to make the widget work with the intricacies of a Remix application.
This tutorial presents the following topics. Click a timestamp to jump to that part of the video.
Introduction to the Upload widget
|0:05||Cloudinary has many ways to upload files to your Media Library, enabling you to take advantage of Cloudinary's extensive features and capabilities. In a Remix app you can use the Upload widget as a quick and easy way to provide a full upload experience.|
Add the Upload widget script to your Remix app
Configure the Upload widget
Create an upload preset
|1:55||In your Cloudinary Console, navigate to Settings > Upload > Upload presets to create a new unsigned upload preset. Give the preset a name and make sure to change the Signing mode to unsigned, then save the upload preset.|
Add a new component for the Upload widget
|2:27||Add a new file called index.jsx in app/components/UploadWidget in which you can create a component for the Upload widget. After defining your component as
Initialize the Upload widget
|3:10||Back in the component code, retrieve the environment variables using the
Add a button to open the Upload widget
|4:58||Render a simple button to open the Upload widget when clicked.|
Test it out
|5:15||Open the app in a browser. Click the button to open the Upload widget and upload a file to your Cloudinary product environment. See the response logged in the console.|
You can find the code used in this video tutorial in GitHub.
- Read our Upload widget guide and reference, covering every available parameter option.
- Check out an Upload widget Sandbox that you can fork to try out some sample configuration changes.
- Watch more Dev Hints videos on the Cloudinary YouTube channel.
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