Use Google Drive as Joomla Media Manager
A great tool to use Google Drive as Media File Manager for Joomla. If you’re a Google Drive user and at the same time Joomla enthusiast with this Editor Plugin you can choose any file from your Google Drive account directly into Joomla Content Editor. What’s more? It allows you to preview the file and everything is visual.
- Add any files from Google Drive via Authenticated Editor Plugin
- Works right at the Content Editor
- Compatible with Any Kind of Editor
- Easy popover image view and Click Interface
- Image Files has Large Thumbnail Preview
- Other Type Files Shows with Unique File Type Icon
- Uses Secure Authentication
- Use Official Google Drive Chooser API
- Easy and Flexible to Use
Setup is as Easy as 1-2-3
1. Install the Plugin in Your Site as regular joomla plugin. Go to plugin manager , filter by plugin type editor-xtd, find the plugin titled “Button- Google Drive Chooser”, enable and go for edit
2. Create App in google api projects console and Collect Developer Key and Client ID for Google Driver Picker Api(click here – to create project). See bellow for details about how to create the api keys.
3. Put developer key and client id and save, see there is a button under editor named “Google Drive” with google drive icon
4. Click the button “Google Drive” , it will popup google drive with all items, pick as you need and click select. It will show the picked items under editor. Click any item listed under editor to insert into editor. Photos, video, audio or any document like doc, pdf, forms, presentation can be added or picked. If you place any google drive item in shared folder then then picker will create downloadable link as well as with regular edit url for documents and video files. For picture there will be 4-5 thumbs size