Getting Google Drive API
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This is a bit tricky. You need to add a Client ID also along with API key for Google Drive.
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    Click on ‘Create Project’ button
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    Give your project a name and click on ‘Create’
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    Open API Library
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    Search for ‘Google Drive API’, click on it and enable it
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    Go back, search for ‘Google Picker API’ and enable it
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    Open ‘APIs & Services > Dashboard’ tab from the sidebar
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    Click on ‘OAuth consent screen’ tab, choose user type 'External' and click 'Create' button
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    On the following screen, enter App name, select support email, and add your domain name under 'Authorized domains'
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    Skip the following screens and Publish App
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    Go back to APIs & Services tab click on ‘Create Credentials’ dropdown button and select OAuth Client ID
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    Select ‘Web application’ as Application type, enter your WordPress website’s URL with ‘www.’ as Authorized Javascript origin ( and click on ‘Create button
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    Now you have your Client ID created. You are almost there. Let’s create your API key! Click on ‘Create credentials’ dropdown button again and click on ‘API Key’
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    Now copy Client ID and API Key from the ‘Credentials’ page and paste them in your website’s ‘Cloud Settings’ page
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