In this tutorial, we will show you how to convert Google Docs into Password-Protected PDF using PDF.co and Zapier.
- App and Event
- Test Trigger Result
- PDF.co App and PDF Security
- Set up PDF Security
- Test Result
- Protected PDF Output
First, log in to your Zapier account and create a Zap.
Step 1: App and Event
Next, select the Google Docs app and choose the New Document as a trigger.
Step 2: Test Trigger Result
Then, click the test trigger button. Once the test trigger is successful, let’s move on to another app.
Step 3: PDF.co App and PDF Security
Let’s add another app. Kindly select the PDF.co app and choose PDF Security for the action event.
Step 4: Set up PDF Security
Set up PDF Security configuration.
- For the PDF URL field, select the File pdf:(Exist but not shown).
- For the Mode field, select Add Security action.
- Type in your preferred password for Owner and User passwords.
- For the Encryption Level field, choose the AES bit128.
- For the Printing field, set to false to prohibit printing documents.
- For the Printing Quality field, you can choose either low resolution or high-resolution quality.
- In the Document Assembly field, set it into false to prohibit assembling the document.
- In the Copying Content field, select false to prohibit copying content from PDF documents.
- For the Modify Document field, set to false it will prohibit modification of PDF document.
- Select false to prohibit the filling of interactive form fields.
- To prohibit interacting with text annotations and forms in PDF documents set Commenting field to false.
- Then, type your desired output file name for the Name field.
Step 5: Test Result
Excellent! We successfully converted Google Docs and added PDF Security to PDF documents. You can copy and paste the URL to view the output.
Step 6: Protected PDF Output
Here’s the protected PDF output.
In these tutorials, you learned how to convert Google Docs into Password-Protected PDF using PDF.co and Zapier. You learned how to use the /v1/pdf/security/add endpoint to put security passwords to PDF documents. You also learned how to set up the PDF Security configuration and add security protection to PDF documents.