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did you know you can use Google Drive to host basic websites 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 podcasts here is the main reasons why you should do it it's free save hundreds of dollars per year in web hosting its secure no bad width 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 websites Google Drive URL structure cannot be changed but no worries there is a way to use your custom domain name I'll show you in a moment in this video I will guide you step-by-step to host your website in Google Drive then I will 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 need is an index.html file this file will be served when someone tries to access your website next we drop 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 you open a new tab in your browser and type DRV DW 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 recommend purchasing your domain names from namecheap.com they have the best prices and amazing support select the domain you want to manage remove any name servers from your previous web hosting provider you next you have to add a new cname record in the host field type in the value field paste the website URL you generated previously you remove the HTTPS prefix and remove all the text that comes after the DRV TW you in the TTL field select 30 minutes to allow your visitors to access your domain without WW 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 changed 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 this tools what's my DNS net to check your website before the propagation is complete try this proxy tool which bypasses DNS and local cache K proxy com when your dns is successfully propagated check the speed of your website if your website is slower than it used to be you can take one more step to make it load faster go to CloudFlare comm and create an account add a new website type your domain name you choose the free plan it's free forever you copy the value of cname record create a new txt record and in the name field type WWE in the value field paste the text you copied previously and type D RVT w equals save it and click add record you copy the DNS values and go back to your domain provider and paste it in the name server fields you save it congratulations your website is now online with no hosting costs work smart not hard subscribe for more tips .

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Learn to host a website in google drive with your custom domain, abd save hundreds of dollars per year.

 

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