WPForms is another popular form for WordPress. But if you are one who is looking for a Google Drive uploader field in WPForms for your users, you might be unlucky.
Because they don’t have the default uploading field for Google Drive.
But don’t worry! We developed a plugin called Integrate Google Drive that allows your users to upload any files to your Google Drive account from WPForms.
Why Create a Google Drive Upload Field?
Normally uploaded files are stored in your web servers which eats a lot of space. If you want to save your hosting space Google Drive uploading field is the one and only smart solution for you.
Also, you can easily arrange uploaded files in one folder (if you allocate it properly).
That means enabling the Google Drive upload field lets you save hosting space, arrange uploaded files, have easy interactions, and many more facilities.
Enabling WPForms File Upload to Google Drive
Before moving on to the main steps, make sure you have installed & activated the WPForms Plugin inside your WordPress.
If you have done it previously, follow the process:
Step-1: Installing Integrate Google Drive Plugin
Go to WordPress Plugins > Add New > Search Integrate Google Drive > Install & Activate the plugin.
Step-2: Linking Google Account
Click Google Drive > Settings > Add Account > Click Google Account You want to Add > Allow necessary permissions.
Step-3: Enabling WPForms Integration
Go to Integrate Google Drive Plugin Dashboard > Settings > Integrations > Enable WPForms > Save Changes. You must need to Upgrade your Membership to finally enable WPForms integration.
Step-4: Create A Form
Click on WPForms From the left sidebar > Edit the existing form or Create a new one.
Step-5: Configuring the Upload Field
Click Google Drive. From the Source Tab, select a Google Drive folder where you want users to store their uploaded files. You have more options to customize depending on your needs and expectations.
User Private Folders
Use Private Folder: Turn ON to use the private files and folders linked to the current user.
Create Private Folder: Turn ON to create and link a folder automatically to the user who has not linked any folder yet while the user will view the module.
Naming template: Set the folder name template for the automatically created private folders.
Parent Folder: Select the parent folder where the automatically created private folders will be created.
Template Folder: Select the template folder that will be copied to the new private folder.
Form Entry Folders
Create Entry Folders: Once enabled folder for each form entry will be created.
Name template: Set the form entry folder name template. There are some available template tags for you. Just click your necessary tag to insert.
From Filter Tab, you can include/ exclude any files by their extensions. Or you can turn on Expect all to allow only one file by extension.
From Advanced Tab, you can customize module width, module height, how to upload label text, label text, maximum file size, minimum file size, and enable folder upload.
From the Notifications Tab, you will mostly work on notification-related tasks. Ex: Email Notification, Upload Notification, and others.
Click Done. A new uploading field will be created. Click Save.
Now click Embed > select the page where you want to display the form.
Now your users can upload files easily. You will also get an email notification with sufficient links. Make sure to check your email address.
If you prefer watching video tutorials rather than reading articles, here you go with the tutorial video.
You might have gotten a clear picture to enable the Google Drive uploading field for WPForms. Now you can manage all the uploaded files directly from your Google Drive. Which will make things easier for you to manage everything from one space.
Still having difficulties displaying the uploading field for WPForms, or if the uploading field is not working properly, you are welcome to comment down. Our specialist experts will reach you shortly.