How to integrate Google Drive with Balbooa Joomla Forms?




In this tutorial, we will show you how to integrate Balbooa Joomla Forms with Google Drive. Balbooa Joomla Forms allow you to export submitted forms to Google Drive automatically. Using Google Drive to store data received through Joomla forms allows you to organize and store information, making it accessible and easy to manage. Let's take a step-by-step look at how to set up this integration and get the most out of the possibilities of these two powerful tools.




Google Drive configuration


Create a new folder in Google Drive.




OAuth client configuration


To get Client ID for Desktop you must be signed in to a Google account.


  1. Go to Google Developers Console.
  2. Click Select a project ➝ New Project ➝ click the button Create.
Create New Project - How to integrate Google Drive with Joomla forms?



3. Navigate to Library ➝ Google Drive API ➝ Enable.


Enable Google Drive API - How to integrate Google Drive with Joomla forms?



4. Go to OAuth consent screen ➝ click the button Create.


OAuth Consent Screen - How to integrate Google Drive with Joomla forms?



5. Fill in the fields and click the button Save.
6. Go to Credentials ➝ Create Credentials ➝ OAuth client ID.

Create Credentials - How to integrate Google Drive with Joomla forms?



7. Click Application type ➝ select Desktop app ➝ click Create.

Desktop App - How to integrate Google Drive with Joomla forms?



8. Copy your Client ID and Client Secret.


Client ID and Client Secret - How to integrate Google Drive with Joomla forms?




Form configuration


  1. Open the Form Integration modal window: Integration ➝ Data Storage ➝ Google Drive.
  2. Paste Client ID and Client Secret ➝ click Authenticate Google Accounte.
  3. Confirm your choices: click Allow ➝ copy Authentication Code.


Authentication Code - How to integrate Google Drive with Joomla forms?



4. Paste Authentication Code.
5. Select a Folder from the dropdown list or use search.
6. Enable PDF Submissions and Attachment Files.
7. Click the button Save.

  • If you're having trouble installing the Google Drive integration, download the Google library from here. Downloaded zip file place to www.site.com/components/com_baforms/libraries and unzip it

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