1/27/2015

How To Host a Free Website On Google Drive

                               
How To Host a Free Website On Google Drive

IF you are looking for a free website hosting either for permanently or temporarily, then Google drive is the best choice for those who does not want to spent a penny for web hosting.
You can host any files (JavaScript, CSS, Images etc.) on google drive server but can't host PHP. Demo

Google drive now launched New drive experience for their users where web hosting features is not available. but, you can still use web hosting, because, there are many google drive user facing problems to understand new drive, So google drive giving an option to leave the New drive and get back to old drive option. You just have to click on setting option and then' Leave The New Drive'.   click here to see how to leave new drive.

Also see : How To Host A Free Professional Website On Dropbox

How to host /

1. First, You have to create all necessary files (CSS, Index, Images), or You can use my files. click here to download.

2. My all files in zip format, so extract the files using WinRAR or any other tools after download.

3. Now,  Log in to your Google Drive account.

4. Create a Folder as 'My website'.

5. Now, open the folder (my website) and upload all files (see step 1). 

6. Now, Right click on the folder ( my website ) and then 'Share' > 'Share'.
                                      
How To Host a Free Website On Google Drive


7. Now, Click on 'Advanced'.

                               

How To Host a Free Website On Google Drive


8. Now, Click on 'Change' and then change the sharing option to public and save the changes.       
                                 
How To Host a Free Website On Google Drive
   

9. And then, copy the URL address of the folder and keep in Notepad. 
                              
How To Host a Free Website On Google Drive

                 

10. Now, Your URL address something look like below,

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B063yQrjZluBMi11T21SQ1JVQzg&usp=sharing
  
11. Now, we have to make some changes to host files. 

                             http://googledrive.com/host/file-id

                                                                 Or,

After making changes, URL will something like below,
  
       http://googledrive.com/host/0B063yQrjZluBMi11T21SQ1JVQzg

12. Now, Copy and Paste the URL on the browser address bar and hit 'Enter'. done. Your site now running free on the internet using google drive at free of cost.
If, you don't understand the above step by step guide, then watch this video.

Also see: How to make a Free Url shortener site

Note: The URL address of the hosted website is too long, then you can short your URL by any URL shortener site or redirected the site using dot TK free domain.

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