Google Drive offers you the ability to publicly share files or folders stored on your personal cloud space, on the web. Documents shared publicly can be accessed using their web address (URL) or through a simple search on Google.
Share a Google Drive File or Folder on the Web
Connect to Google Drive
> My Drive
. Next, right-click on the document or folder you want to make public and click on Share
In the menu that opens, click on Advanced
Click on the Change
button located next to Anyone
who has the link can view:
Select Public on the web
- Anyone on the Internet can find and access. No sign-in required
If you want to allow users to edit or add comments to the document, simply click on the Access
menu and choose between Can edit
or Can comment
Click on Save
. The file will now be available on the web.