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Hennepin County Design System

File upload browser

Under review

We are in the process of reviewing this component, content, or guidance to make improvements

File upload browsers let users select and upload files from their device.



When to use

Only ask users to upload a file if it’s critical to complete the service.

When not to use

Don’t use file uploads when the content of the file might pose a security risk.
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  • Provide clear instructions and error messages.
  • State file type and size limitations.
  • Use descriptive labels, clear feedback, and visible focus states. This helps users understand the upload process.

  • When possible, add a drag-and-drop option for file uploads. Drag-and-drop can be easier for some users.

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