How to append whole set of model to formdata and obtain it in MVC

If your view is based on a model and you have generated the controls inside <form> tags, then you can serialize the model to FormData using

var formdata = new FormData($('form').get(0));

This will also include any files generated with <input type="file" name="myImage" .../>

and post it back using

  url: '@Url.Action("YourActionName", "YourControllerName")',
  type: 'POST',
  data: formdata,
  processData: false,
  contentType: false,         

and in your controller

public ActionResult YourActionName(YourModelType model)

or (if your model does not include a property for HttpPostedFileBase)

public ActionResult YourActionName(YourModelType model, HttpPostedFileBase myImage)

If you want to add additional information that is not in the form, then you can append it using

formdata.append('someProperty', 'SomeValue');

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