Laravel Crop Image Before Upload using Cropper JS




Laravel Crop Image Before Upload using Cropper JS

Hi Guys,

In this tutorial,I will learn you how to use image cropper in can simply and easy to use crop image using cropper.js laravel

Cropper.js is an easy to use JavaScript/jQuery plugin for image cropping with support of live previews and custom aspect ratio.this plugin provide features move,zoom,rotate,Fully responsive and mobile-friendly.

The plugin displays a resizable grid layer on a given image allowing to visually resize and crop the image.

I will use model view in example. model display to upload image and crop image preview.follow bellow step example.

Step 1: Create Route

In this First step, you will create to route in web.php file.




Step 2: Create Controller

In this step,you will create to ImageCropperController.php in controller.



namespace App\Http\Controllers;

use Illuminate\Http\Request;

class ImageCropperController extends Controller


public function index()


return view('cropper');


public function upload(Request $request)


$folderPath = public_path('upload/');

$image_parts = explode(";base64,", $request->image);

$image_type_aux = explode("image/", $image_parts[0]);

$image_type = $image_type_aux[1];

$image_base64 = base64_decode($image_parts[1]);

$file = $folderPath . uniqid() . '.png';

file_put_contents($file, $image_base64);

return response()->json(['success'=>'success']);



Step 4: View File

In step,you will create to cropper.blade.php file in views folder.


<!DOCTYPE html>



<title>Laravel Crop Image Before Upload using Cropper JS</title>

<meta name="_token" content="{{ csrf_token() }}">

<script src="" integrity="sha256-WpOohJOqMqqyKL9FccASB9O0KwACQJpFTUBLTYOVvVU=" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>

<link rel="stylesheet" href="" crossorigin="anonymous" />

<script src="" integrity="sha256-WqU1JavFxSAMcLP2WIOI+GB2zWmShMI82mTpLDcqFUg=" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>

<link rel="stylesheet" href="" integrity="sha256-jKV9n9bkk/CTP8zbtEtnKaKf+ehRovOYeKoyfthwbC8=" crossorigin="anonymous" />

<script src="" integrity="sha256-CgvH7sz3tHhkiVKh05kSUgG97YtzYNnWt6OXcmYzqHY=" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>


<style type="text/css">

img {

display: block;

max-width: 100%;


.preview {

overflow: hidden;

width: 160px;

height: 160px;

margin: 10px;

border: 1px solid red;



max-width: 1000px !important;




<div class="container">

<h1>Laravel Crop Image Before Upload using Cropper JS -</h1>

<input type="file" name="image" class="image">


<div class="modal fade" id="modal" tabindex="-1" role="dialog" aria-labelledby="modalLabel" aria-hidden="true">

<div class="modal-dialog modal-lg" role="document">

<div class="modal-content">

<div class="modal-header">

<h5 class="modal-title" id="modalLabel">Laravel Crop Image Before Upload using Cropper JS -</h5>

<button type="button" class="close" data-dismiss="modal" aria-label="Close">

<span aria-hidden="true">×</span>



<div class="modal-body">

<div class="img-container">

<div class="row">

<div class="col-md-8">

<img id="image" src="">


<div class="col-md-4">

<div class="preview"></div>





<div class="modal-footer">

<button type="button" class="btn btn-secondary" data-dismiss="modal">Cancel</button>

<button type="button" class="btn btn-primary" id="crop">Crop</button>








var $modal = $('#modal');

var image = document.getElementById('image');

var cropper;

$("body").on("change", ".image", function(e){

var files =;

var done = function (url) {

image.src = url;



var reader;

var file;

var url;

if (files && files.length > 0) {

file = files[0];

if (URL) {


} else if (FileReader) {

reader = new FileReader();

reader.onload = function (e) {







$modal.on('', function () {

cropper = new Cropper(image, {

aspectRatio: 1,

viewMode: 3,

preview: '.preview'


}).on('', function () {


cropper = null;



canvas = cropper.getCroppedCanvas({

width: 160,

height: 160,


canvas.toBlob(function(blob) {

url = URL.createObjectURL(blob);

var reader = new FileReader();


reader.onloadend = function() {

var base64data = reader.result;


type: "POST",

dataType: "json",

url: "image-cropper/upload",

data: {'_token': $('meta[name="_token"]').attr('content'), 'image': base64data},

success: function(data){


alert("success upload image");









Step 5: Create Folder

in this step,you will create to folder public/upload. In this folder enter to crop image.

It will help you.....

#Laravel 7


#Laravel 6