Google Drive as WordPress CDN Plugin

Google Drive as CDN WordPress Plugin
Type WordPress Plugin
Current Version 1.10.4
Requires WordPress 3.6 or higher
Compatible up to 4.5
Last update 11.04.2016
Rating

Version history

  • 1.10.4 (Apr. 11, 2016)
    • Fixed a WordPress warning due to the usage of a deprecated function
    • General compatibility to WordPress 4.5
    • Please note that is probably the last update this plugin will receive!
  • 1.10.3 (Nov. 30, 2015)
    • Fixed an issue with the deprecated notice.
    • Added a new deprecated notice once the support is over.
    • Some language updates.
    • General compatibility with WordPress 4.4
  • 1.10.2 (Oct. 5, 2015)
    • Updated Turkish language pack (thanks to Ahmet Kolcu)
    • Added a "deprecated plugin" notice
    • Updated German language pack
  • 1.10.1 (Aug. 27, 2015)
    • Fix: Do not deactivate the plugin on a particular subsite if it's still active during network deactivation.
    • Fix: Delete all network tables during uninstall. Also deactivate the plugin on sub-sites if it's still active on one of them.
  • 1.10.0 (Aug. 15, 2015)
    • New: Updated Google API PHP client to version 1.1.4
  • 1.9.0 (Apr. 03, 2015)
    • New: added uninstall.php
    • New: Deleting the error log when the first connection to Google Drive has succeeded.
    • Fix: Only drop the created database table when it exists on deactivation.
  • 1.8.1 (Feb. 13, 2015)
    • Fixed an issue with Updraft Plus Backup plugin (backups could not be processed during cronjobs)
  • 1.8.0 (Dec. 22, 2014)
    • New: Allow Wildcards (*) to exclude file paths
  • 1.7.1 (July 16, 2014)
    • Fix: the plugin automatically disconnected from time to time.
    • Fix: Sync icon (dashicon) did not show up on backend pages.
    • Fix: "Sync my media library" button could not sync files
  • 1.7.0 (Jun. 05, 2014)
    • New: Possibility to add a sleeping time to reduce the server load when uploading files to Google Drive
    • Fix: Make wp_remote_post()-calls non-blocking during the sync or upload process
  • 1.6.5 (May 02, 2014)
    • The plugin now uses the standard database engine that is available on your hosting (instead of InnoDB)
  • 1.6.4 (Apr. 30, 2014)
    • Improved compatibility with WP Super Cache
    • Google PHP API Update to version 1.0.5-beta
  • 1.6.3 (not available to the public)
    • Improved compatibility with WordPress 3.9
  • 1.6.2 (Feb. 20, 2014)
    • IMPORTANT: This is a downgraded version. It's almost the same version as 1.6.0 because the latest Google API PHP Client produced a web server error 500. I need to reinvest more time to upgrade. Thanks for your understanding!
  • 1.6.1 (Feb. 19, 2014)
    • Updated Google API PHP Client to 1.0.3-beta
    • Removed the "IO Method" setting as the latest version of Googles API PHP client automatically chooses the right method for you.
  • 1.6 (Feb. 18, 2014)
    • New: Allow to exclude files
  • 1.5 (Feb. 03, 2014)
    • New: Added a new function that allows to upload new files faster. It deactivates snyc-checks. Nice for very large blogs with a hell of a lot static files.
    • New: Added new schedule times (once a week, every 2nd week, 3rd week, once a month)
    • New: Possibility to stop the sync/upload process.
    • New: Show statistics on the settings page.
    • Tidied interface (added some icons and more descriptions).
    • Updated language files.
  • 1.4.1 (Dec. 16, 2013)
    • Updated WP-Buddy Framework again. Fixes a bug where the plugin checks for updates too often on certain WP installations
  • 1.4 (Dec. 16, 2013)
    • New: Allow to set the IO Method (important if you cannot connect to your Google Drive)
    • Some language translations
  • 1.3.6 (Nov. 21, 2013)
    • Updated WP-Buddy Framework
    • Fix: The plugin could not set the right permissions on some files (updated Google PHP API)
    • Fix: Plugin did not replace every 5th file. Instead it replaced every 2nd file.
  • 1.3.5 (Nov. 12, 2013)
    • Updated help texts because Google is now using its own Cloud Console (instead of the old API Console)
  • 1.3.4 (Oct. 10, 2013)
    • The plugin now supports the @import and the src CSS functions. It also prevents "data:"-sets to prepend of an URL (some custom font file are using this)
    • Mixed Content Blocker issue: The plugin now checks if you're on SSL. If not, the CSS files does not get uploaded due to the fact that Google Drive is on SSL. Read more about this on our FAQ page (Question 17).
  • 1.3.3 (Sept. 18, 2013)
    • Fixed the problem that the plugin always shows the "CDN is syncing..." status in the WP Admin Toolbar when the plugin was deactivated during the sync process.
    • Fixed a problem where custom font files couldn't be uploaded to Google Drive when they are in a CSS file
  • 1.3.2 (Sept. 16, 2013)
    • New: French translation (many thanks to Olivier)
    • Fixed an issue where some (background-)images could not be load when CSS files are served from Google Drive
  • 1.3.1 (Aug. 19, 2013)
    • Updated WP-Buddy Plugin Framework
  • 1.3 (Aug. 19, 2013)
  • 1.2.2 (Aug. 16, 2013)
    • Updated WP-Buddy Plugin Framework to version 2.8.1
    • Fixed an issue where the plugin throws errors when uploading files to Google Drive
    • Fixed an issue where the plugin has uploaded files that where not in the list of the file extensions
  • 1.2.1 (Aug. 01, 2013)
    • Fixed an issue where the plugin throws a database error when activating the first time
    • Compatibility with WordPress 3.6 (tested with version 3.6.-RC2)
  • 1.2 (July 15, 2013)
    • New: Now replacing URLs in CSS files, too!
    • New: Custom sync interval
    • New: Supporting ttf, woff and eot files
    • More detailed error logs
    • Translation updates
    • Translations can now be found on Github
    • Some bugfixes and improvements
  • 1.1.2 (June 19 2013)
    • Fixed throwing an error while trying to sync files manually
    • Now clears the CDN cache after disconnecting
  • 1.1.1 (June 19 2013)
    • Fixed an issue where some users couldn't grant permission to their Google Drives
  • 1.1 (June 17 2013)
    • New: Allow to set your own file-types (file extensions)
    • New: Output the latest errors (or information) for a better setup (and debugging of course)
    • New: Language translation (Brazilian Portuguese). Thanks to meroviggiO
    • New: Disconnect-Button
    • Fix: Solved an issue where no files are uploaded when SSL is used
    • Now finds even more static files
  • 1.0.1 (June 14 2013)
    • New: Language translation (Dutch) - Thanks to djkavaa
    • Fix the "Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (...) warning
  • 1.0 (June 07 2013)
    • First version available

This plugin helps you to crate your own Content Delivery Network (CDN) by connecting your Google Drive with your WordPress-driven websites. It stores all static files onto that Google Drive and delivers it from there to reduce your server load.

Google announced that web hosting in Google Drive will be deprecated. You can continue to use this feature (and this plugin) until August 31st, 2016, but after that, googledrive.com/host/ID will no longer work. Note that due to this fact, this plugin will no longer be supported and further developed after 01.09.2016.