In this tutorial, you will learn how to upload a file to Google Drive storage using PDF.co and Zapier integration.

In this demo, we have already configured the input source. It can be anything based on your requirement.

  1. Select App and Event
  2. Enter the Input File to be Processed
  3. Test & Review
  4. Expected Result
  5. Save the File to Google Drive
  6. Configure Upload Details
  7. Check the Result
  8. See the Saved File

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1. Select App and Event

Let’s select PDF.co as the input app and PDF Filler as the event. The PDF Filler event can add multiple texts or images in the PDF document.

Set PDF Filler In PDF.co As The Action Step

2. Enter the Input File to be Processed

Next, in the Direct Link to Source PDF, enter the input file that you would like to process. Under Text Objects, provide the input text in a predefined format such as X location, Y location, page index, input text, font size, font family, etc. Then, specify the output file name.

Customize PDF Filler With File Data

3. Test & Review

Now we are ready to send the input request to PDF.co. If the input request data looks good, then we will proceed with the TEST & REVIEW.

Send PDF Filler To Test And Review

Once the response has been received from PDF.co, the output should produce a URL that contains the processed output file.

PDF.co Request Processed Successfully

4. Expected Result

The output file looks similar to this. The text Hello World! should be on the top left corner of the output file.

PDF Output With Text Annotation

5. Save the File to Google Drive

We are now ready to save the file to Google Drive. Here we have selected Google Drive as the input app and Upload File as the event.

Google Drive Upload File Action Step

6. Configure Upload Details

With the Google Drive account added, it is time to configure the upload details.

  • In the Folder field, specify the output Google Drive folder name.
  • In the File field, paste the output file URL from PDF.co’s response.
  • Under Convert To Document, choose True or False to convert or not.
  • Then, provide your output File Name.
  • And lastly, enter your desired output File Extension.

Customize Upload File With PDF.co And Google Drive Data

7. Check the Result

The image below is the request data that we will send over to Google Drive API. If it looks good, then we can proceed with the TEST & REVIEW.

Send Test Upload File To Google Drive

Below is what the successful response looks like:

Test Upload Successfully Sent to Google Drive

8. See the Saved File

Go to your Google Drive output folder, and you should find the new output file saved successfully.
Output File Saved Inside Google Drive

In this tutorial, you learned how to upload a document into Google Drive storage using Zapier and PDF.co integration.

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