How to host your website on google drive with custom domain


Did you know you can use Google Drive to host basic website or even complex JavaScript web apps You may take advantage of Google drive’s free cloud storage To upload and publish any kind of static content You can host HTML pages CSS JavaScript icons images audio video and podcast Here is the main regions. Why you so do it It’s free save hundreds of dollars per year in our hosting its secure No bandwidth limits your website will never be down Google servers are very reliable No FTP software needed if you want to change something just replace the file in your Google Drive folder The disadvantages are if your website was made with WordPress Joomla or PHP This will not work for you. This is only for static website Google drive’s URL structure cannot be changed but no worries There is way to use your custom domain name. I’ll show you in a moment In this video, I’ll guide you step-by-step to host your website in Google Drive Then I’ll show you how to assign it to your custom domain name. Let’s start I Assume you already have your website files. First thing you is need an index dot HTML File this file will be served when someone tried to access your website Next we dropped the website folder in the Google Drive preferably in the root Now we have to make this folder public right-click on the folder and select get shareable link Before we continue further Make sure the folder name starts with WWW Open a new tab in your browser and type DRV.TW Select Google Drive Sign in with the email associated with the Google Drive account where you uploaded the website files click allow Now your website is hosted in google drive and this is the new URL to your website If you want to use a different domain with your website follow the steps copy the URL Login to your domain provider. I Recommended purchasing your domain names from namecheap.com They have the best prices and amazing support Select a domain you want to manage? Remove any name servers from your previous web hosting provider Next you have to add a new cname record in the host field type www In The Value Field, Paste The Website URL You Generated previously Remove the HTTPS prefix and Remove all the text that comes after drv.tw In the TTL field select 30 minutes To allow your visitors to access your domain without WWW you must add a new URL redirect record In the value field type HTTP followed by your domain name The records should take up to 30 minutes to get accepted globally However, since you just change name servers, it can take up to 48 hours for your site to be up again you can track the progress of propagation with the Help of these tools. WhatsmyDNS.net To check your website before the propagation is complete this proxy tool which bypasses DNS and local cache. kproxy.com When your DNS successfully propagated check the speed up your website if This website is slower than it used to be. You can take on more step to make it load faster Go to cloudfare.com create an account Add any website Type your domain name Chose the free plan. It’s free forever Copy the value of cname record Create a new text record and in the name field type WWE in the value field paste the text you copied previously and type DRV TW equals Save it and click Add record Copy to the DNS value and go back to your domain provider and paste it in the name server fields Save it Congratulations, the website is now online with no hosting costs. Thank you guys – for watching my video and Don’t forget to subscribe. My channel RS Electro Tech. Thank you Would you rather tear out your brain Stan will walk out into the middle of the nearest three-way intersection and skip rope with it then continue living where you do now then move to Tentacle acres where happiness is just a suction cup away

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