You work with others every day. Some of them are in–house personnel while others are outside contractors, company partners, or clients. Or maybe you need to collect assignments from students.
Microsoft Forms currently does not support file uploads from anonymous users or users external to your organization. File Request Pro solves this problem for you. You can easily create an upload form that natively connects with OneDrive or SharePoint and provides a seamless experience for you and your customers.
File Request Pro also offers generous file size and bandwidth limits, automated reminders, and the ability to use your own branding and URL. See all product details.
Google Forms is a great product. It’s free, easy to use and popular. However, how can you request files from other people?
Simply take a few simple actions and you’re all set (see below). We also look at common problems you’ll encounter, and what to do about them.
If you frequently need your customers to upload a file on your WordPress site, you’ll likely want to place them on a cloud storage provider like Google Drive.
By sending your file uploads to a cloud storage provider such as Google Drive or OneDrive, you will not only have a backup if a disaster, but you will save a lot of time downloading and organizing files.
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Would you like to anonymously receive files in Google Drive? Provide your customers and colleagues with a simple-to-use drag and drop file upload page? With the need to use users IDs, google accounts, or complex requirements?
In this post, I’m sharing a method to build a branded file uploader that’s fully sync with your Google Drive account. All this without coding or complex scripts.
How can you allow anyone – including outside contractors, partner companies, or clients – to upload files to your Google Drive?
Well, the good news is that if they have a Google account, you can easily invite them to contribute to a shared folder. The bad news is that Google Drive doesn’t have a fully-developed file request feature, so typically only people with a Google account can send you files.
Not to worry though, there are some workarounds, both free and paid. We’ll look at these below.
Squarespace includes a web forms tool called “Form Blocks.” This built-in tool lets you create forms right within your admin panel but doesn’t currently offer the ability to upload files via a form.
The good news is that Microsoft rolled out a new ‘request file’ feature in December 2019. So although you still can’t request files from people outside your organisation using Microsoft Forms, you can using OneDrive.
In this article we’ll look at how you can get other people to upload files to your OneDrive account. We’ll also look at the limitations of this new feature, including security considerations, and alternatives.