Some uses of google drive hosting.
- Web developers to test their developed web app as demo servers for their customers.
- Invitations for functions like marriage, birthday and etc can be hosted.
- Visual resume for job seekers can me made live.
Here is the demo webpage hosted in google drive for you.
Let’s start hosting with step by step procedure.
Login to google drive with your gmail id and password. Now upload the entire website project folder (containing img, js, css folders and Favicon.ico, robots.txt, index.html, 404,html files) to your google drive.
On the above step the web project folder is only uploaded to your google drive only you can view not to the globe.
1. Now select the uploaded folder in google drive. (open)
2. Hit the share button.
Change Visibility options to public on the web. Now save and hit done button.
Now, open index.html, generally named for home page of your website.
Google Drive will open index.html file in a lightbox. Hit the Open button located in bottom right corner of the lightbox.
Now hit the preview button from the toolbar. It will take your website live on the internet, also it will give you a url to share with your friends, family and to world.
The url will look like https://googledrive.com/host/0B…index.html
You made your first Google Drive hosted website live, Cheers!
I hope this article will be useful. I will be happy to see your google drive hosted website, leave it in the comment section.