Flysystem adapter for Google Drive
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tobias-kuendig and nao-pon Only use team drive as root if no root folder was specified (#42)
This enables a user to upload files to a specific directory inside a team drive. Without this check every file will be uploaded to the root directory of the team drive by default.
Latest commit 9c89e0e Jun 15, 2018

Flysystem Adapter for Google Drive

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  • For Google Drive API V3
composer require nao-pon/flysystem-google-drive:~1.1
  • For Google Drive API V2 "Deprecated"
composer require nao-pon/flysystem-google-drive:~1.0.0


follow Google Docs to obtain your ClientId, ClientSecret & refreshToken

  • you can also check This Example for a better understanding.
$client = new \Google_Client();
$client->setClientId('[app client id]');
$client->setClientSecret('[app client secret]');
$client->refreshToken('[your refresh token]');

$service = new \Google_Service_Drive($client);

$adapter = new \Hypweb\Flysystem\GoogleDrive\GoogleDriveAdapter($service, '['root' or folder ID]');
/* Recommended cached adapter use */
// $adapter = new \League\Flysystem\Cached\CachedAdapter(
//     new \Hypweb\Flysystem\GoogleDrive\GoogleDriveAdapter($service, '['root' or folder ID]'),
//     new \League\Flysystem\Cached\Storage\Memory()
// );

$filesystem = new \League\Flysystem\Filesystem($adapter);

Usage to with elFinder

composer require nao-pon/elfinder-flysystem-driver-ext
composer require nao-pon/flysystem-google-drive:~1.1
// Load composer autoloader
require 'vender/autoload.php';

// Google API Client
$client = new \Google_Client();
$client->setClientId('xxxxx CLIENTID xxxxx');
$client->setClientSecret('xxxxx CLIENTSECRET xxxxx');
$client->refreshToken('xxxxx REFRESH TOKEN xxxxx');

// Google Drive Adapter
$googleDrive = new \Hypweb\Flysystem\GoogleDrive\GoogleDriveAdapter(
	new \Google_Service_Drive($client), // Client service
	'root',                             // Folder ID as root ('root' or Folder ID)
	[ 'useHasDir' => true ]             // options (elFinder need hasDir method)

// Extended cached strage adapter class for cache enabled of hasDir() method
class myCachedStrageAdapter extends \League\Flysystem\Cached\Storage\Adapter
    use \Hypweb\Flysystem\Cached\Extra\Hasdir;
    use \Hypweb\Flysystem\Cached\Extra\DisableEnsureParentDirectories;

// Make Flysystem adapter and cache object
$useCache = true;
if ($useCache) {
	// Example to Flysystem cacheing
	$cache = new myCachedStrageAdapter(
		new \League\Flysystem\Adapter\Local('flycache'),

	// Flysystem cached adapter
	$adapter = new \League\Flysystem\Cached\CachedAdapter(
} else {
	// Not use cached adapter
	$cache = null;
	$adapter = $googleDrive;

// Google Drive elFinder Volume driver
$gdrive = [
    // require
    'driver'       => 'FlysystemExt',
    'filesystem'   =>  new \League\Flysystem\Filesystem($adapter),
    'fscache'      => $cache,
    'separator'    => '/',
    // optional
    'alias'        => 'GoogleDrive',
    'rootCssClass' => 'elfinder-navbar-root-googledrive'

// elFinder volume roots options
$elFinderOpts = [
	'roots' => []

$elFinderOpts['roots'][] = $gdrive;

// run elFinder
$connector = new elFinderConnector(new elFinder($elFinderOpts));



  • Unit tests to be written