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[Vue.js] Carrierwave upload an image from vue front to rails api

when not sure how to make the axios post for the image.

This is what my json object looks like.


This is my image input from the vue.js form.

<input type=”file”

Here is me trying to make sense of it.

export default {
data() {
return {
blog: {
title: ‘’,
content: ‘’,
link: ‘’
methods: {
submitArticle(blog) {
console.log(‘’,‘http://localhost:3000/articles', {
title: blog.title,
text: blog.content,
image: {
.then(function (response) {
.catch(function (error) {
takeFile(event) {
console.log(this.$refs.myFiles.files); = this.$refs.myFiles.files

Here is a link to the file in my repo.

Solution :

First this.$refs.myFiles.files returns an array of files. Change the method like this to set the file to

takeFile(event) { = this.$refs.myFiles.files[0]

Now to send file in the post request, you should use FormData:

submitArticle(blog) {
let formData = new FormData()
formData.append(“article[title]“, blog.title)
formData.append(“article[text]“, blog.content)
formData.append(“article[image]“,‘http://localhost:3000/articles', formData, {
headers: {
‘Content-Type’: ‘application/json’
}).then(function (response) {
}).catch(function (error) {