Upload File Block

Upload file into an <input type="file"> element.

  • Element selector
    Selector for the <input type="file"> element.

  • File path
    The absolute path, the URL, or the base64 of the file to upload.

    • Absolute Path
      • Windows: C:\Users\Public\Documents\testing.docx
      • MacOS: /Users/Josh/Desktop/docs.pdf
    • URL
      • https://example.com/files/document.pdf
      • https://example.com/words.txt
    • Base64
      To upload the base64open in new window encoded file, you must follow this format. filename|file mime|base64
      • landscape.png|image/png|data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAB4AA...
      • my file.json|application/json|eyJleHRWZXJzaW9uIjoiMS4xNi4yIiwibmFtZSI6...


In order for this block to work, you must allow Automa to access the files by enabling the "Allow access to file URLs" option.

  • Open chrome://extensions
  • Find Automa and click the "Detail" button
  • Scroll down and enable "Allow access to file URLs"