How to make a file upload form for Box

Are you searching for a file upload form for Box so that people can upload files directly to your Box without logging in? EZ File Drop allows you to do just that: create an upload form, customize the branding and styling, create custom form fields to collect any information you want along with the files being uploaded, and then let anyone upload the files directly to Box.


EZ File Drop even makes it easy to share your upload form for Box. You have two choices: (1) every upload form for Box that you create using EZ File Drop has a custom URL. This makes it easy to share without any other work or web hosting required. The second option to share a file upload form for Box that you create in EZ File Drop is to embed the upload form on your own website, including Wordpress, Webflow, Wix, Squarespace, and more! There is no coding or programming necessary. Just copy and paste the embed code.

EZ File Drop is the best upload form for Box.

The first step to make a file upload form for Box is to sign up for EZ File Drop. You can try EZ File Drop today with no commitment and no credit card required. Every new account begins as a Business Plan with 1 GB of upload bandwidth. Take as long as you need to evaluate EZ File Drop and upgrade to a paid plan whenever you're ready. 


After you have EZ File Drop connected to your Box account, click on the “Upload Forms” button in the main menu, then click the “Create New Form” button. This will launch the Upload Form editor.



The EZ File Drop Upload Form editor is intuitive and easy to navigate. This is where you will create a file upload form for Box.


Start by giving your file upload form for Box a name and choose whether you want to share the Upload Form with other users on your team. By default, the project name that you choose for your Box upload form will auto-populate the Page URL. You can change the Page URL if you want.


Next, you can upload your own logo, create a custom page header, and welcome message. This logo will be used on the Box upload form and in the default email notifications that are sent to the uploader, the form owner, and anyone else that you choose to receive upload notifications.


Even if you are going to embed the upload form on your own website later and don’t want a logo directly above the upload form, you should still upload a logo here. The logo will be used in email notifications and you will have the option to hide the logo specifically in the embed code later on.



Scrolling down in the Upload Form editor, you will find options to easily configure:

  • Form Fields (EZ File Drop supports text fields, drop down menus, check boxes, and radio boxes.)
  • Upload File Type Restrictions
  • Upload File Size Limit
  • Drop Zone Text


Form Fields allow you to collect information from the person uploading files using your Box upload form. Examples could include simple text fields like their name, email address, and phone number, drop down menus containing multiple choice options, radio boxes, and check boxes to indicate that they agree to policies, and any other information you want to collect along with files being uploaded.


Any of these custom form fields can be used to automatically create a named subfolder in Box. This is a powerful feature for staying organized and it makes EZ File Drop the best way to make a file upload form for Box.


Next, you can customize the style of your file upload form for Box. This is where you can make your Box upload form match the look and feel of your company, brand, or organization. The possibilities are endless.


The EZ File Drop Style editor has options to edit nearly every part of your file upload form for Box. Click the “Form element” dropdown menu to toggle between all of the different parts of the upload form and change as many or as few settings as you would like. 




When you are done editing the style of your file upload form for Box, click the “Save and Publish” button. After it’s published, your file upload form for Box is ready to use and anyone you share it with can easily upload files directly to your Box.


There are two ways to share your file upload form for Box:


First, you can share the custom URL that loads your custom file upload form for Box as an easy to use, standalone web page. You don’t have to configure or host anything! It’s ready to go the instant you click Publish in EZ File Drop.



The second way to share your custom file upload form for Box is to embed the upload form on your own website. This is easier than it sounds thanks to the EZ File Drop embed code. These few lines of code can be copied and pasted into any website, including Wordpress, Webflow, Wix, Squarespace, and more! No coding or programming necessary. Just copy and paste the embed code and you can embed your upload form for Box in your own website. There are even simple toggles that let you show or hide the logo, show or hide the header, and show or hide the page text. 


By using EZ File Drop, it’s easy to make a file upload form for Box that can be used as a standalone web page or embedded on your own website.


Get started today! The first step to make a custom file upload form for Box is to sign up for EZ File Drop. You can try EZ File Drop today. No commitment and no credit card required.


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