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How to Upload Files from Elementor Form to Google Drive?

Do you know you can enable uploading any kind of files from Elementor Forms to your allocated Google Drive account? In this documentation, we will explain the easiest way to do that.

Step-1: Install & Activate Necessary Plugins

Make sure you have successfully installed both Elementor PRO & Integrate Google Drive PRO plugin(s) inside your WordPress dashboard. Both of the plugins are required to enable uploading to Google Drive.

Step-2: Connect Google Account

To connect to your Google Account, navigate to Google Drive > Settings > Accounts > Add New Account > Connect your preferred Google Account. Note: Uploaded files will be stored in this Google Drive account. Make sure you have connected to the right account.




Step-3: Enable Elementor Form Integration

Navigate to Google Drive > Settings > Integrations > Enable Elementor Form integration. This will allow you to enable the Google Drive Upload field inside the Elementor Form Widget.



Step-4: Add Upload Field

To add a Form, navigate to any page or post > Search for the Elementor Form Widget and add it inside the page or post > Form Fields > Add New Item > Change type to Google Drive Upload > Click on Configure > Select the Folder you want to store uploaded files.



  • Source Tab > Create Entry Folders will create a new folder for each form entry. You can also set the form entry folder name template.



  • From the Filter Tab, you can Allow/ Disallow file extensions, Max/ Min File Uploads, and Max/ Min file size. Such as, Allowed Extensions, Max File Uploads, Min File Uploads, Max File Size (MB), and Min File Size (MB).
    • Allowed Extensions: Enter comma (,) separated file extensions to allow, such as “jpg, png, gif”. Leave empty to upload all extension files. When “Allow all” is enabled, exceptions will not be uploaded.
    • Max File Uploads: Enter the max number of files to upload at once. Leave empty for no limit.
    • Min File Uploads: Enter the minimum number of files to upload. Leave empty for no limit.
    • Max File Size (MB): Enter the maximum upload file size (MB).
    • Min File Size (MB): Enter the minimum upload file size (MB).



  • From the Advanced Tab, you can set the file renaming template by yourself. Such as, Module Container, Overwrite Files, Enable Folder Upload, Upload Immediately, File Rename Template, and Show Upload Label Text.
    • Module Container: Set the module container width and height. You can use any valid CSS unit (pixels, percentage), eg ‘360px’, ‘780px’, ‘80%’. Keep blank for the default value.
    • Overwrite Files: Enable to overwrite files with the same name.
    • Enable Folder Upload: Allow users to upload folders. A folder upload button will be added.
    • Enable File Description: Allow users to add a description to the uploaded files.
    • Upload Immediately: Start uploading files immediately after they are selected.
    • File Rename: Rename the uploaded file by adding a suffix or prefix. You can use the available tags to rename the file.
    • Show Upload Label Text: Show/ hide the uploader label text.



  • From the Notifications Tab, you can control notification settings. Such as Upload Notification, Notification Recipients by naming templates, and even you can skip current user notification settings.
    • Enable Notifications: Enable email notifications to get notified on various user activities (upload, download, delete, etc).
      • Upload Notification: Receive email notifications whenever someone uploaded files through this module.
    • Notification Recipients: Enter the email address where the notifications will be sent. Add multiple email addresses by separating them with a comma (,). You can also set the below placeholder tags as email recipients.
      • %admin_email% – The email of the site admin.
      • %user_email% – The email of the current user who executes the action.
      • %linked_user_email% – The email of the owner of the private folder.
    • Skip Current User Notification: Enable to skip the notification for the user that executes the action.



  • Save changes when customization is done.

Hurrah! You have successfully set up the Elementor Form upload field. If any user uploads file(s) from the page or post, all the files will be stored inside your selected Google Drive account.


Step-5: Upload Field Output

Here is what the uploading field will look like.



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