How to Host a Website with Google Drive?


You can use Google Drive to host a website with a customized domain. It is a reliable cloud storage platform and offers 16 GB of free space which should be sufficient for a basic website.

To host your website on Google Drive you need the following:
1. Gmail id
2. HTML page including pictures, videos, CSS and java script of website.

Complete process of hosting website on Google Drive can be done in few minutes. Tutorial explains easy to follow steps to host website on customized- free and paid domain.

Here’s an example Google site: Google site

Note on Customized Domain: Before applying for free Domain service from other sites one must read the policies and FAQ’s of the site. On the other hand if you face any issue while pointing paid Domain to Google Drive, then you should contact domain service provider and check the pointing IP again, in this case propagation can take upto 48 hours.

If you are a business users and your requirement is high space then you can go for paid services that offer storage from 100 GB to 30 TB, you can check out the charges here: https://support.google.com/drive/answer/2375123?hl=en

Limitations of hosting website on Google Drive-

There is no direct way to create an HTML page directly on Google drive, so if you wish to add a page, you will have to do that offline. Well despite that, Google Drive is a reliable platform for free web hosting.

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