Google Cloud Storage



Magento Platform
Open Source (CE)
1.9, 1.9.1, 1.9.2, 1.9.3

Tech Specifications

Current Version:
Stable Build
23 October, 2018
Extensions, Site Optimization
License Type:
MIT License (MIT)


Use Google Cloud Storage as the file storage backend for Magento 1.9.

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Google Cloud offers an array of cloud computing services to help businesses and individuals build, deploy, manage, and scale applications, websites, and services on the same infrastructure as Google. Google Cloud Storage is a unified object storage solution for developers and enterprises, providing low-cost, durable, and secure file management.

Google Cloud Storage for Magento 1.x provides the ability to store media files in a Google Cloud Storage bucket. There are several advantages in using cloud-based storage solutions, including:

  1. Integration with CDN (e.g., Google Cloud CDN)
  2. Easily create external backups
  3. Reduce storage costs

Please Note: Google Cloud Storage for Magento 1.x requires Google Cloud PHP Autoloader to be installed prior to use. Visit the GitHub repository for more details.


Account & Pricing

Use of Google Cloud Storage for Magento 1.x requires an active Google account and a Google Cloud Platform project with the Google Cloud Storage API enabled. Accounts are not created during extension installation - you can sign up for an account here. Google Cloud Storage pricing varies by region and grade. See Cloud Storage Pricing for more details.



Google Cloud Storage for Magento 1.x will synchronize all of the following:

  1. WYSIWYG images
  2. Captcha images
  3. Category images
  4. Product images
  5. Generated thumbnails
  6. Favicon

Disabled by default, there is also the option to synchronize downloadable product files, including:

  1. Product link files
  2. Product sample files


Business Value

Use Google Cloud Storage as the file storage backend for Magento, and leverage the benefits it provides, along with other cloud-based products to enhance your Magento storefront.

Release Notes

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  • Compatible with Open Source (CE) : 1.9 1.9.1 1.9.2 1.9.3
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    Initial release of Google Cloud Storage for Magento 1.x.


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