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Because if we use all the script within your template, then it becomes complicated to understand and searching for anything in coding.
So to host files at the right place is also necessary. Just like we host any script on a platform which is not so popular, then there are some chances of getting not responding error.
Even those platforms take more time to execute codes, so to host your files at the place where servers response time is faster and reduce site loading speed. For this purpose, Google Drive is the best place.
We may use Google Drive for storage, but Google drives having a vast number of features which useful for web development. Even you can create your contact form, surveys, spreadsheets, host downloading files, and much more thinks you can do with Google drive.
How To Host Files On Google Drive. ?
Since this is a quiet lengthy article, we have added a table of contents for easier navigation.
Part 1:- Prepare Your Coding File For Host.
- First of your need to create a file of that particular code that you want to host on google drive. Just like any piece of CSS, JS, HTML, or any others who wish to host simple many files of their coding.
- Copy your coding, which you are having selected to host. Just like here I am doing with my CSS codes in the same, you can host other languages codes.
- Open notepad and Paste your copied codes and save it with.CSS extension just like safetricks.css
- Then save your codes after doing all these things in the right manner.
Part 2:- Upload Your File on Google Drive.
- Open Google Drive and log in with your gmail account. After login from the right side, click on Create button then make a new separate folder for your hosted files.
- After creating a new folder and open it and then just on the right of creating button, there is an option for uploading or even you drag your file to upload.
- Select your file, which we have created in Part 1.
- After uploading, click on the share button, as shown in the screenshot.
Change your settings from Private to the public for your uploaded file just because if you are using a script within your blog or site.
If it is hosted as public, then it will work for every user of the website, but in case if you left them as private, then it required permission for its working for every user, which means it will not work.
So don’t forget to change it as Public and then save it.
- After saving you will get the link of your uploaded file simple copy that link and paste it into notepad for further usage.
Part 3:- Use Hosted File Within Your Template.
- After completing all the process explained above accurately, you will get a link of your hosted file which something links this one
- The above link file is in the format for only sharing not in format for hosting codes. So to use that file as a hosted file you need to use them as shown below
- After making these changes, you will get a file in the below format, which is ready to use. If you know designing then it, not an issue but if you don’t know how to use your hosted file link within your design then select your format
For CSS Stylesheets
Some Benefits To Host Files On Google Drive.
- As the name explains everything, it’s Google’s product that means the best quality service and trusted platform.
- Google Drive is having a lot of space. For per account, we get 5GB for storage, which ample consideration in case if you all space get full, then you can upgrade from free to premium for space.
- Loading Speed of hosted files is faster than other services just because of unlimited bandwidth provides by Google servers and with reliable speed.
- Flexible for usage and easy to understand even you can number of different types for files on your drive without any limitation.
- Last but not least, it’s free to use, which is the best part.
Need Help Regarding this Topic?
In conclusion, we hope that this little bit of effort will help you a lot to host files on google drive. In case if you face any problem while doing all this process. Must leave your comment, and we will help you to solve your issues ASAP.
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