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Google Drive

You can automatically backup all generated PDF documents in Google Drive. The backup is immediate.

Following we analyse each individual step for the saving process to work correctly.

enable google storage

Step 1

Create a project into the API Manager, your screen should look similar to this:

api services

Step 2

Start off by clicking on the project selection link and click on the “New Project” button:

Select project api

Step 3

In the next step, add a Project name and create it.

new project api

Step 4 Creating a Client ID

The Client ID is mandatory for Google. To get one:

Go to the API Manager > Credentials:
All your API Keys are displayed in the API Manager

api credentials

Step 5

Create new OAuth client ID credentials:

request consent api

Step 6

You must configure a Consent Screen:

configure consent screen api

Step 7

Pick external, because you are going to use your Google account for authentication.

api auth consent screen exteral

Step 8

On the consent screen provide the “Application Name” and the Email Address
You can skip Scopes and Test Users for now.

Go back to Credentials → Create Credentials → OAuth client ID. In the resultant screen, you can pick one of two options:

credentials external consent screen api

Step 9

After continue, you will see the Client ID and the password that you will use in our plugin fields.

api auth client is created (1)

Step 10 Enabling the Client ID for Google Drive

Navigate to the API Library page and search for Google Drive API.
Click on “Enable” to enable the API service.

enable google drive api

Step 11 publish your project

Go to the “OAuth Consent Screen” in your Google Console, and click on the button “Publish App” and that’s all:

Publish App api google

Step 12 Add your Redirect URI

Go to Credentials > Open your credentials configuration and add the Redirect URI in the Authorised redirect URIs section.

authorize redirect urls api google drive

Step 13

You can find the Redirect URI in the “Google Drive Authorization Code” option of the plugin.

google drive authorization code (1)

Step 14 change storage folder name

Google drive storage folder name

Step 15 disable google drive storage

You can easily disable the Dropbox storrage option by using the toggle.

disable google sorage