Latest News: Technology |  Celebrity |  Movies |  Apple |  Cars |  Business |  Sports |  TV Shows |  Geek

Trending

Filed under: News | Technology News

 

Google intros "Save to Drive" button for easier file sharing

Google announces the launch of its new ‘Save to Drive’ web button as an easy way to save files in a user’s Google Drive.

May 10 2013, 2:05am CDT | by

1 Updates
Google intros "Save to Drive" button for easier file sharing
 
 

YouTube Videos Comments

Full Story

Google intros "Save to Drive" button for easier file sharing

Google intros "Save to Drive" button for easier file sharing

 

The feature allows users to save relevant files to their Drive account with a single click. It’s similar to the cloud storage service Dropbox, but has the advantage of being integrated easily into a number of select websites with two simple lines of HTML.

Adding the Save to Drive button requires only the addition of the script and HTML tag in a website. The new feature can also be added through JavaScript API for better programmatic control of the creation of the button in web pages. The HTML code can be found in the Google developers’ blogspot which regularly feature news and insights on Google platforms and tools.

The Save to Drive button works in the context of the browser used by users, allowing them to save files that require HTTP authorization without any separate customization from the website.

Images, ebooks, PDF files, pay stubs, or session cookies can be saved easily in the cloud with the Save to Drive button. Once saved to Google Drive, users can then share their files to friends or save them for future reference. Google’s new Save to Drive button has been integrated by several companies into their sites including Bigstock, Fotolia, O’Reilly, Zern Payroll, and Ultimate Software.

Source: Google 

 

 

iPad Air Giveaway. Win a free iPad Air.

You Might Also Like

Updates


Sponsored Update


Advertisement


More From the Web

Shopping Deals

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/21" rel="author">Gene Ryan Briones</a>
Gene Ryan Briones (Google+) is a technology journalist with a wide experience in writing about the latest trends in the technology industry, ranging from mobile technology, gadgets and robots, as well as computer hardware and software.

 

 

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Matt Leinart Becomes Pac-12 Networks Football Analyst
Matt Leinart Becomes Pac-12 Networks Football Analyst
Former NFL quarterback Matt Leinart is joining Pac-12 Networks as a college football analyst.
 
 
Carmelo Anthony, Manning Brothers Invest in SeatGeek
Carmelo Anthony, Manning Brothers Invest in SeatGeek
Carmelo Anthony and the Manning brothers -- Peyton and Eli -- are among the new investors of SeatGeek, a search engine for sports and entertainment tickets.
 
 
Peyton Manning Fined For Taunting D.J. Swearinger
Peyton Manning Fined For Taunting D.J. Swearinger
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was fined $8,268 for taunting on Aug. 28. Manning got in Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger's face after the former converted on a 29-yard touchdown pass to Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders in the second quarter of their preseason game on Aug. 23.
 
 
Mila Kunis: Ashton’s Ace-Worthy Babe with a Bod and a Bump
Mila Kunis: Ashton’s Ace-Worthy Babe with a Bod and a Bump
The Natural Nikita who is Nice and Normal enough to say No sometimes…
 
 
 

About the Geek Mind

The “geek mind” is concerned with more than just the latest iPhone rumors, or which company will win the gaming console wars. I4U is concerned with more than just the latest photo shoot or other celebrity gossip.

The “geek mind” is concerned with life, in all its different forms and facets. The geek mind wants to know about societal and financial issues, both abroad and at home. If a Fortune 500 decides to raise their minimum wage, or any high priority news, the geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants to know the top teams in the National Football League, or who’s likely to win the NBA Finals this coming year. The geek mind wants to know who the hottest new models are, or whether the newest blockbuster movie is worth seeing. The geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants—needs—knowledge.

Read more about The Geek Mind.