Upload Field Element

Last Update: January 7, 2024

The Upload Field Element allows users to easily upload files via a form. You can control allowed file extensions, whether a user can upload mulitple files, and the maximum file size. You can see an example of this Element in the Upload Prebuilt Form.

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How To Use The Upload Field Element

The Upload Field Element allows you to place a field into a form where users can upload files before submission. To start, just add the element into your desired column in a Form Layout.

The main things to configure with this Element are the Max File Upload Size, whether to allow Mulitple Uploads, and the Allowed Extensions. Otherwise, configure as any other form Element.

Read below for a description of all element options.

Element Options

Location: The edit screen within each Element. You access the Form Builder Elements when adding an Element while editing a Form in the Avada Form Builder (Forms > Form Builder, from the Avada Dashboard).

You can deploy as many individual Elements in your forms as you need, there is no limit. Within each of the Elements, you will see a tab or tabs that house an array of options that make it possible for you to configure each instance of the Element independently, greatly enhancing your flexibility and creative options.


Field LabelEnter the label for the input field. This is how users will identify individual fields.
Field NameEnter the field name. Please use only lowercase alphanumeric characters, dashes, and underscores.
Required FieldMake a selection to ensure that this field is completed before allowing the user to submit the form.
Empty Input NoticeEnter text validation notice that should display if data input is empty.
Placeholder TextThe placeholder text to display as hint for the input type.
Tooltip TextThe text to display as tooltip hint for the input.
Max File Upload SizeMaximum size limit for file upload. The default is 2 MB.
Allow Multiple UploadsDecide if multiple files can be uploaded.
Allowed ExtensionsPlease enter the comma separated extensions that you want to allow. Leave empty to allow all. Example input: .jpg,.png. Note, WordPress file type permissions still apply.
Input Field IconSelect an icon for the input field, click again to deselect.
CSS ClassAdd a class for the form field.
CSS IDAdd an ID for the form field.


Conditional LogicAdd conditional logic for the input field.