Administrator Guide

In order to use Google Drive Connector in Confluence, we need to enable Google Drive API and Google Picker API, create Google Client ID and API Key to access Google Drive. 

You can follow the steps below or watch this VIDEO to set up Google Drive Connector 

Step 1: Enable Google Drive API

  1. Log in to the Google Developers Console
  2. Create a Project

    a) If you don't have any project, you will see the screen below to click create project

    b) If you have any existing project, you can click on its name to open Select dialog, then you can click + button to add new project

    After clicking on create project, please input project name

    Click Create
  3. Google will redirect to Dashboard, click on Go to APIs overview

  4. On the APIs & Services, click on tab Library

  5. On API Library page, click on Google Drive API



      6. Click Enable 




Step 2: Enable Google Picker API

  1. On the APIs & Services, click on tab Library, search for Google Picker API, then click on it

       2. Then, click Enable


Step 3: Creating a Client ID

  1. Go to APIs & Services page, click on tab OAuth Consent Screen to input Application name, Authorized domains and click Save


You should submit your consent screen to be verified by Google. Please read this link for mor details:


        2. Click on tab Credentials,  click on Create Credentials, choose OAuth client ID


       3. Choose Web application, input Name and input your Confluence URL into Authorized Javascript origins, and click Create

       4. After clicking Create, a pop-up will show your client ID


Step 4: Creating an API Key

  1. Click on Create credentials and click API key

  2. A pop-up will show your API key

Step 5: Configure Confluence with the Client ID and API Key

  1. Go to your Confluence Manage add-ons page, click on Google Drive Connector, then click Configure

  2. Input Google Client ID and API Key, then Click Save


Step 6: Add Google to the Confluence Whitelist

  1. Go to Confluence General Configuration page, on the side bar, go to section Users & Security, click Whitelist

  2. Add Google to whitelist by input these information and click Add

    Expression: https://*  or  *
    Type: Wildcard expression
    Allow Incoming: True

Congratulations! You have successfully set up Google Drive Connector for Confluence Server.