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Google Drive

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The Google Drive module (Available since 4.1.25) allows you to edit your Group-Office documents with the Google editor in the browser. The following video demonstrates it.

Installation instructions

Create an API key

1. Visit

2. Login with your google account (if you haven't already)

3. Press the "Create Project" button.

4. Find "Drive API" in the list of google API

5. Toggle the On/Off switch to "On" and accept the terms of services

6. Click "Credentials" in the menu on the left

7. Click "Create new client ID" Select "Web application" Enter the Email and Project name and press "Save" 8. Enter {http://your.domain} for "Autorized javascript origins" and {http://your.domain/groupoffice/index.php?r=googledrive/file/connect} for "Redirect URIs"

9. Click "Create new key", select "Browser key" enter {*} in the text field and press "Create"

Add API key to groupoffice

Now that the Google API credentials are created add them to the config.php file of GroupOffice


Drive api.png

Now install the module in Group-Office at Start menu -> Modules -> Install and grant permissions.

Now editing should work by connecting your personal Google account!

Installation when PHP runs in CGI mode

If you use PHP through CGI or FastCGI and Apache authentication headers are not passed through by default. You can enable this with the following mod_rewrite rule:

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>

 RewriteEngine on
 RewriteRule .* - [E=HTTP_AUTHORIZATION:%{HTTP:Authorization},L]