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Connecting Google Drive
Connecting Google Drive
Dave Quested avatar
Written by Dave Quested
Updated over a week ago

Google Drive is online storage space for your files. Find out more about Google Drive.

Why connect my Google Drive account to Airsquare?

By connecting Google Drive:

  • You can insert links to Google Drive documents on your website.

  • When you update a file in Google Drive, the new file is instantly updated on your website too.

  • You can control permissions to the files in Google Drive, handy if you only want some documents to be accessible by your members in a 'members only' area.

How do I connect Google Drive to Airsquare?

Connecting Google Drive is really simple:

  1. In Airsquare, click on your name (top right) and select Connected apps.

  2. You'll see a list of apps, next to Google Drive, click Connect.

  3. You'll then be redirected to Google. If you're not logged in, you'll have to login to your Google Account. You'll then be asked to let Airsquare see your files.

  4. Once you've authorised us with Google, you'll then be redirected back to Airsquare, and your Google Drive will be connected.

  1. When inserting a link in the editor, click Choose / Upload, if you have Google Drive connected, you'll see Google Drive listed under Libraries

  2. Click on Google Drive, and choose the file you want to link to.

Can I insert an image from Google Drive?

Unfortunately no. We don't allow you insert an image from Google Drive because the images from Google Drive may not be optimised for the web. If you want to insert an image from Google Drive, you'll have to you use the normal way of inserting an image.

Why can't I see some of my files?

For files not created in Google Drive, we only show files which have been marked as shared in Google Drive.

Some of my users can't access the files?

Users won't be able to access the files if you've not set enough sharing permissions in Google Drive. Make sure you've made the file public on the web.

I get a message saying Google Drive has been disconnected, what does this mean?

Google Drive will be disconnected if you disconnect Airsquare from Google Drive. 

If you do get disconnected, simply reconnect using the steps above.

How do I disconnect Google Drive from Airsquare?

  1. In Airsquare, click on your name (top right) and select Connected apps.

  2. You'll see a list of connected apps. next to the Google Drive app, click Disconnect.

  3. Confirm you'd like to disconnect, by clicking Disconnect.

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