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Host a static website on Google Drive (in 5 easy steps)

You need to host a static website but don't have the time, money or resources to set up a web server.  Perhaps you're learning to code or just doing a demo. Here's a way to set up a web site at no cost, in just a few minutes.

Step 1. Create a new folder in Google Drive.

From Google Drive, Click 'Create', select 'Folder' and enter the folder name.
(I chose 'hybrid' for this example, but you can choose anything you want).














Step 2. Share the folder.
First select the folder you created (displayed in the folder list), then click the sharing icon.









In the Sharing Settings popup, go to the 'Who has access' section and click 'Change'


The Visibility options pop up will appear. Change the Visibility option to 'Public on the web'.  Although set by default, make sure that 'Access' is set to 'Can view'. Click 'Save'.


















The folder is now shared. Click Done.




3. Upload your web content.
Open the folder and drag/drop your w…