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Create a workflow to Create Folder with the Google Drive API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Create Folder action
    1. Connect your Google Drive account
    2. Optional- Select a Drive
    3. Optional- Select a Folder
    4. Optional- Configure Name
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger

Details

This is a pre-built, open source component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Create Folder on Google Drive
Description:Create a new empty folder. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/drive/api/v3/reference/files/create) for more information
Version:0.0.4
Key:google_drive-create-folder

Code

import googleDrive from "../../google_drive.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "google_drive-create-folder",
  name: "Create Folder",
  description: "Create a new empty folder. [See the docs](https://developers.google.com/drive/api/v3/reference/files/create) for more information",
  version: "0.0.4",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    googleDrive,
    drive: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDrive,
        "watchedDrive",
      ],
      optional: true,
    },
    parentId: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDrive,
        "folderId",
        (c) => ({
          drive: c.drive,
        }),
      ],
      description:
        "Select a folder in which to place the new folder. If not specified, the folder will be placed directly in the drive's top-level folder.",
      optional: true,
    },
    name: {
      propDefinition: [
        googleDrive,
        "fileName",
      ],
      label: "Name",
      description: "The name of the new folder",
      optional: true,
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const {
      parentId,
      name,
    } = this;
    const driveId = this.googleDrive.getDriveId(this.drive);
    const resp = await this.googleDrive.createFolder({
      name,
      parentId,
      driveId,
    });
    $.export("$summary", `Successfully created a new folder, "${resp.name}"`);
    return resp;
  },
};

Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
Google DrivegoogleDriveappThis component uses the Google Drive app.
DrivedrivestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
FolderparentIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Namenamestring

The name of the new folder

Authentication

Google Drive uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Google Drive account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Google Drive and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Google Drive API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:

emailprofilehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/drivehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/drive.readonly

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