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I want to configure dropzone for removing images, I've done `addRemoveLinks: true` i want the php code to delete that file? How can I get the id of the file to delete? And my second question is how can I upload videos through dropzone? And the third question is how can I restrict size of the files in dropzone?

What I have tried:

JavaScript
if(typeof Dropzone != 'undefined')
{
	Dropzone.autoDiscover = false;
	var myDropzone = new Dropzone("#myDropzone", {
		url: "data/upload-file.php",
		maxFileSize: 50,
		acceptedFiles: ".pdf",
		addRemoveLinks: true,
		removedfile: function(file){
			var name = file.name;
			$.ajax({
				type: 'POST',
				url: 'delete.php',
				data: "id="+name,
				dataType: 'html'
			});
			var _ref;
			return(_ref = file.previewElement) != null
				? _ref.parentNode.removeChild(file.previewElement)
				: void 0;
		}
	};
}

and this is delete.php:
PHP
<?php
	$$dbHost = 'localhost';
	$dbUsername = 'root';
	$dbPassword = '';
	$dbName = 'newimg';

	//connect with the database
	$conn = new mysqli($dbHost, $dbUsername, $dbPassword, $dbName);

	if($mysqli->connect_errno){
		echo "Failed to connect to MySQL: (" . $mysqli->connect_errno . ") " . $mysqli->connect_error;
	}

	$upload_dir = 'uploads';
	$targetPath = dirname( __FILE__ ) . DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR . $upload_dir . DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR;
	unlink($targetPath.$_GET['id']);

	$obj=new DB();
	$sql = "DELETE FROM files WHERE id='".$_GET['id']."'";
	$retval = mysqli_query($obj->connection(),$sql);

	print_r("Successfully deleted.");
?>
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Updated 26-Aug-17 22:25pm
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Graeme_Grant 27-Aug-17 3:26am    
Formatting is important. Fixed for you.
Member 13074487 27-Aug-17 3:34am    
thank you.. but it's still not working..

I recommend you look at the following links.

javascript - how to add removefile option in dropzone plugin? - Stack Overflow[^]

Upload Delete from server MySQL, uploaded file in Dropzone.js using PHP[^]

javascript - how to upload and delete files from dropzone.js - Stack Overflow[^]

delete files in dropzone.js using php - Google Search[^]

Now after you review the following links, if you want to come back with more information on what you have tried and a clear explanation of the issue you face feel free, also provide some samples of the code you are attempting to rig up with dropzone.
 
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Member 13074487 27-Aug-17 2:27am    
I've posted it @Graeme_Grant
Graeme_Grant 27-Aug-17 3:03am    
If you're going to post code and want people to review it, posting it as a reply is the quickest way to not get a response. Instead, click on the "Improve question" widget, post the code in the "What I have tried:" section and explain what is not working and any error message(s) that you seeing.
The information that you seek is on this page: Dropzone.js[^].

When you navigate to the page and it is loaded, use the web browser find function (CTRL-F) and search for "Remove". Step through the results and you will find what you are looking for.

For example:
Quote:
If you want to remove an added file from the dropzone, you can call .removeFile(file). This method also triggers the removedfile event.

And the followinbg sample code:
JavaScript
myDropzone.on("complete", function(file) {
  myDropzone.removeFile(file);
});
 
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