Form Maker Google Drive Integration Extension
Description of Google Drive Integration extension of WordPress Form Maker plugin.
Expand your Form Maker plugin capabilities with the Google Drive Integration extension. Make your work process more efficient by storing data to Google Drive’s cloud storage instead of your site.
Attention: Google Drive Integration extension requires Form Maker Pro version 2.7.77 and higher: if you are using an older version, please update your plugin.
Do you prefer to store all of your file uploads in a specific cloud storage instead of your site? Do you need to share the form attachments with your co-workers or clients? Is Google Drive the best medium for these purposes?
The Form Maker Google Drive Integration extension integrates Form Maker with Google Drive so you can constantly send the file uploads to the Google Drive. An automatic folder is being created within the Google Drive storage space. All of the file uploads are being transferred to this location.
To differentiate the attachments of different forms the addon automatically creates subfolders based on form titles. This folders are automatically synchronized with all the devices, where you have installed the Google Drive application. Here, the form attachment can be viewed, edited and modified along with other files on your Google Drive.
Overall process of integration takes only a few minutes.
Please note, that the Google Drive storage is limited. You should make sure to have enough storage space for successfully transferring Form Maker file uploads to the Drive.
Google Drive Integration
Go to Form Maker back end and open the form you want to integrate with Google Drive. Go to Form Options and navigate to Google Drive Integration. Enable the option. You can disable it anytime pressing Disconnect button below the settings.
Here you should first Authorize your Google Drive account. Hit the Authorize button. You will be redirected to Google Drive login page. Fill in your details. After the process of agreeing with the integration you will get an Authorization code. Copy the code and paste it within the input field in Google Drive Integration section. Finalize the process hitting the Confirm button.
Note: The Form Maker Google Integration will only have access and thus store the files in Google Drive/Form Maker/[FORM TITLE] folder.
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.