Form Maker Google Drive Integration Extension
Do you wish to have all form attachments uploaded on Google Drive and save the storage space on your WordPress site? Do you need to share these files with your co-workers or clients? Google Drive Integration extension of WordPress Form Maker plugin allows you to store form attachments straight on your Google Drive account.
As you configure the extension, it automatically creates a folder on Google Drive just for the attachments of your forms. All the uploaded files are transferred to this location as users submit your form.
Attention: Google Drive Integration extension requires Form Maker Premium version 2.7.77 or higher. If you are using an older version, please update your plugin.
To provide a neat and organized display of the uploaded files, the plugin creates subfolders for each form. You can view, edit, and manage form attachments, just as it’s done with any other file on Google Drive.
Configuring Google Drive Integration
To begin incorporating Google Drive with Form Maker, make sure to install the extension first. Afterwards, access WordPress administrative panel of your website, and go to Form Maker > Forms page. Edit the form you wish to integrate with Google Drive, then press Form Options button. Navigate to Google Drive Integration tab and enable the feature to start the setup.
As the first step, press Authorize button to let Form Make use Google Drive. A popup box will appear with Authorization link. Clicking it will redirect you to the login page of Google Drive and let you sign in to your account. As you log in, Form Maker will ask for your permission to manage files on Google Drive. Press Allow to continue.
Note: Google Drive Integration extension of Form Maker plugin will only have access to manage files in Google Drive > Form Maker folder.
After granting the extension sufficient permissions, you will be provided with an authorization code. Copy the code and paste it in the corresponding input of Google Drive Integration extension. Press Confirm to finalize the authorization.
If you have enabled the Google Drive Integration, you might want to skip storing the uploaded files within the website. Go to Manager > Select the form > Form Options > General Options and set Save Uploads to the desired option.
After the process of Google Drive integration is finalized the account details and settings will be displayed, including account owner, the email, as well as it storage capacity.
Enable Selective Upload: This option allows you to store the attachments in one or more subfolders. This can be useful if you have multiple upload fields and want to save different file uploads in different folders. Here you should provide the folder name, add the upload field and press “Add option” button to add another folder.
Uploaded files. This section will display all files which are stored in Form Maker/[FORM TITLE] folder grouped in corresponding subfolder. You can see the following details of each file: number, name, modification date and size. Only 10 entries will be visible at a time. If you want to view more files, you should press Show More button.
You can disable it anytime pressing Disconnect button below the settings.
Note: The storage on Google Drive is limited. Please make sure to have enough space to successfully transfer Form Maker attachments to Google Drive.