Google Drive Uploader Form & Website Widgets

If you need customer information or files, receiving them in a secure and simple way is a key piece of you service. There is no simpler way to receive files form customer than creating a drive uploader widget or page.  Your customer drop the files and they go straight to your Google Drive folder of your choice.

No logins, lost email, funky links or suspicious free services. Just an upload form with your logo. A form upload widget embed in your website so your customers can upload files from your website to Google Drive.

Creating a Drive Uploader From for Google Drive

One option is to create a file upload form where your clients can drop the files in, and those files go straight to your google drive folder. You get the best of both worlds, seamless experience for your customers: No sign in, simple interface. And you, you can still use google drive to manage to your files.

Before diving into the implementation, take a look at this sample form.

 

When you submit the form, it will create a new folder, corresponding to your name, in my Google Drive and upload the file in that folder. This is a public form and you don’t even need to have a Google Account to upload files. The form also works on mobile devices.

Create a Drive upload from with File Request Pro

Creating a new upload form with File Request Pro is a 5 min process, you do it once and receive files as long as you need to

To get started users need to register and authorize File Request Pro to connect to your their existing Google Drive account. Afterwards, you can access a File Request Pro admin area and configure your page.

After creating your page,  you can invite someone to use your own google drive uploader by sharing your page URL – Check out this example.

You can also embed your google drive upload form directly in your website by copying and pasting 3 lines of code

Upload form google drive embed website

Anytime someone drops a file in your upload form widget, an email is sent to you as notification of the delivery.

You are already using google drive internally, but in order for others to share files directly with you they need a different method. By using File Request Pro, you can keep all files in one place, Google Drive. All you need is to create Drive upload from widget and share it with your customers.

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GoFileDrop Alternative

So you wanted to use Google Drive to receive files? Did you found GoFileDrop and you wonder what other alternatives to it there are out there?

File Request Pro lets you create file request links or embeddable forms that go straight to your Google Drive.

It’s ideal for any serious business that need flexibility and security to receive customers’ files.

File Request Pro offers many customization options for your upload page and forms

One key difference between GoFileDrop and File Request Pro is all the possibilities that FRP offers to customize and make your page or form match your business brand and identity.

The following, are only available in File Request Pro

  • Your Brand in URL. You can choose your URL, have an easy to remember URL to point your customers to.
  • White Label. Hide any reference to file request pro brand in your page. Your customers never know you are using a third-party software
  • Edit text, Colors, and Layouts. Everything you see in your upload page is 100% customizable. Change the message your users see, your logo, background color and more. Make your page match your brand identity. Offer your customers an undifferentiated experience.
  • Secure your page. Add a secure word or password to your page so it’s private. Only the people with the password can upload your files into your Google Drive.

Choose your folder and automatically organize Files

When using GoFileDrop all your uploaded files go straight to one Google Drive folder. Let’s face it, if you work with more than ten customers, managing files this way became impossible.

Thanks to File Request Pro, you can create a new folder with your customer name on it. Easily identify which files belong to which customer. Save hours a day organizing your files.

Create unlimited upload pages vs only one in GoFileDrop

Create as many upload pages and forms as you need. Do you have more than one website? Work on different offers or maybe a few landing pages? Create as many pages as you need. Each page is linked to one folder in your Google Drive account.

Mobile compatible upload pages and widget

File request pro has been built with mobile in mind. Our upload pages and embed forms are mobile compatible. More than 50% of your customers will use either a mobile or a tablet to upload your files, keep them mind.

 File Request Pro the #1 GoFileDrop alternative for Google Drive

Secure for you and your customers

When register for GoFileDrop it will require access to your entire Google Drive account. This is not the standard practice at all. As a matter of fact, now Google does not allow this kind of access anymore.

At File Request Pro, we only have access to only one directory of your choice. Keep your files private and secure.

Clear and Simple Pricing

At the time of writing this, GoFileDrop has many prices ranges. It makes almost impossible to know how much you will pay.

We like to keep thing simple. One flat pricing so you are confident that no matter how many files you receive, your pricing will be the same.

Ready to give File Request Pro a try?

Getting started with File Request Pro is painless. Register for free and in a few minutes your customers will be able to upload the files your need. You can try for free for 14 days, no credit card required.

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Allow Anyone to Upload Files Directly to Your Google Drive

You work with others every day. Some of them are in house personnel while others are outside contractors, partner companies or clients. And you need to receive files from them, you already using google drive. Would not be great to allow anyone to upload to your google drive without singing or registering in Gmail?

One option is to use email and ask your clients to email you the files you need. If your job involves receiving big or confidential files, email is not an option. First, you cant receive files bigger than 10 Mb, that’s a problem. Second, if files contain confidential information email is not secure enough.

The other option is to have a shared folder inside Google Drive where others may upload files but this approach does have limitations. One, only people with a Google account would be able to upload files in a shared folder. Second, all collaborators can view and even remove files that have been uploaded in a shared folder on Google Drive.

Receive Files in Google Drive with Forms

One option is to create a file upload form where your clients can drop the files in, and those files go straight to your google drive folder. You get the best of both worlds, seamless experience for your customers: No sign in, simple interface. And you, you can still use google drive to manage to your files.

Before diving into the implementation, take a look at this sample form.

When you submit the form, it will create a new folder, corresponding to your name, in my Google Drive and upload the file in that folder. This is a public form and you don’t even need to have a Google Account to upload files. The form also works on mobile devices.

Create an upload form with File Request Pro

Creating a new upload form with File Request Pro is a 5 min process, you do it once and receive files as long as you need to

To get started users need to register and authorize File Request Pro to connect to your their existing Google Drive account. Afterwards, you can access a File Request Pro admin area and configure your page.

Once your create your page, you can invite someone to upload to your google drive by sharing your page URL – Check out this example.

If you wish so, you can also embed your google drive upload form directly in your website by copying and pasting 3 lines of code

Upload form google drive embed website

Anytime someone drops a file in your Google Drive account, an email is sent to you as notification of the delivery.

If you’re still wondering why anyone needs this app, then think of this. You are already using google drive internally, but in order for others to share files directly with you they need a different method. By using File Request Pro, you can keep all files in one place, Google Drive, by allowing others to upload the files to you without actually having access to your account.

Receive Uploaded Files in your Squarespace site

Squarespace includes a web forms tool called Form Blocks. These built-in tools let you create forms right within your admin panel, but doesn’t currently offer the ability to upload files via a Form

There are some workarounds or scripts you could add to your site to allow customer to attach files to your squarespace form, but they have their limitations, even if you are a tech savy user.

With File Request Pro you could easily embed a file upload form into your squarespace site to allow customers to upload files, CV or job application, or any file you may need

All uploaded files will go straight into your OneDrive or Google Drive folder. And, if you choose so, a new folder for each customer is created on the fly.

Adding an upload form to Squarespace

We will be adding advanced code to a Code Block to your squarespace site and display the form in it.

Step 1 – Create an upload page with File Request Pro

Register and create a new page or form in your File Request Pro account

Step 2 – Copy your FRP Embed code

In your File Request Pro page, clik the Copy Embed Code link and copy the resulting code.

squarespace  add an upload form

Step 3 – Add upload form code to your Squarespace site

On your Squarespace site, open the editor for the page or post where you’d like your form to appear. Click an Insert Point and select Code from the Block Menu to add a Code Block.

Paste the File Request Pro code into the Code box. Click Apply. Your new upload form is ready to use.


Allow Others to Upload Files to Your OneDrive With File Request Pro

OneDrive is a pretty great service. For some things, it’s even better than Dropbox. One lacking and often requested feature if the possibility to receive files from anyone in OneDrive.

File Request Pro allows anyone to add files to your OneDrive storage, regardless of whether they have a OneDrive account themselves. No invites to send, no authorization, no muss, no fuss.

Once it’s set up, you can create an upload page or form to embed on your website. All files are automatically uploaded into your OneDrive Account.

Use file request pro to collect and receive files from anyone, right in your OneDrive account. With file requests:

  • Anyone can send you a file, whether they have a OneDrive account or not
  • All the files you collect are automatically organized into a single OneDrive folder.
  • People who upload files to your file request cannot access your Drive. Only you can view files uploaded by others, unless you decide to share them.

How to get started with File Request Pro

In order to start receiving files in your OneDrive Account please follow:

  1. Create new account at https://filerequestpro.com/register
  2. Once registered, connect your OneDrive account to File Request Pro
  3. Create a new page by filling some basic information
  4. Done! Share your new page with Customers and Partners. All uploaded files will automatically show up on your chosen folder.
 Allow Others to Upload Files to Your OneDrive

You can also chose to embed the form directly in your website, change the page branding and much more. Easily allow others to upload files to your OneDrive with File Request Pro