How to use Google Drive to host Images for blog or website

How to use Google Drive to host Images for blog or website

Personal and low storage website developers biggest challenge is hosting images on the server. Those who owns low GB space on the hosting drive and bandwidth limitation this create a extra issue. How to resolve this issue?

Google drive is the best solution available for this as of now. Google drive provides 15 GB space for all account holders. So how to use Google Drive to host image files? Follow the below steps.

 

Create a  google account or login to your existing google account and click the following link https://drive.google.com.

Now click new button then click file upload button. Following that choose the image file and upload it to the google drive.

Once the file is uploaded then right click the file and click share option and click Advance option.

Now click change option which found in “who as access” and choose “On-Public on the web” and save it. This is very important because this allow anyone viewing your image can see it.

All done. Now upload any image and right click and click “Share” option and copy the link.

Now we need to convert this url to Embed url. For this use following converter and cover it.

  • For example how google drive “share link” should look like this.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/abcd1234abcd1234/view?usp=sharing

  • Converted Google drive embed link should look like this.

https://www.googledrive.com/host/abcd1234abcd1234/

Copy the share link from google drive and paste it (Ctrl+V) in black space and you will get  the Embedded link in White space. Now copy it (Ctrl+C) and use in your website.

How to use Google Drive to host Images for blog or website

 

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