How to Use Google Drive as Content Delivery Network (CDN)
As stated in my earlier post, Content Delivery Network plays a Vital Role in Increasing Website Traffic and Search Engine Ranking.
Now, We will discuss on How to use Google Drive as CDN for our Website, Strange to hear… 🙂
Yep you can host your Website Files on Google Drive and Link that Files to your Website, thereby Google Drive act as CDN for your Website.
Generally Google provides 15 GB per user for all Google Apps such as G-Mail, Google Docs, Google Spreadsheets etc., etc.. 5-10 GB is more than enough for all Google Apps. The what so remained can be used for hosting Static Files of your Website. Google Officially announced that Google Drive can be used for Publishing Feature, then What all are waiting for.
Procedure for Hosting Website Files on Google Drive and Linking them with your Website:
Step 1: First Visit the Link http://drive.google.com
Step 2: Login to you Google Drive Account and Click on New Button and Select Folder Option as shown below.
New > Folder
Step 3: Put a Name to your Folder and Click on “Create” as shown below.
Name your Folder > Create
Step 4: Right Click on Created Folder with Mouse and Select “Share” Option as shown below
Right Click on Folder > Share
Step 5: A Box will popup as you click on Share. Now, Click on “Advanced” Option as shown below.
Share > Advanced