If This Then That (Ifttt) is a web application that connects the APIs of multiple popular web applications to allow actions to be taken on a destination site when an event occurs on a source site.

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IFTTT: Can you specify a delay for an action?

I've a specific use case, where once an If-this-then-that trigger happens, I want an action to occur, but I do not want that action to happen for at least 30 minutes. When a WeMo switch is switched ...
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How long is the delay between IFTTT trigger and posting action?

How long does it take for IFTTT to notice that a trigger has occurred and for IFTTT to fire off the event? The IFTTT website is absent of any documentation.
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Can I create multiple e-mail channels in If This Then That?

I've just been sent a link to If This Then That and it looks like it might be very useful. You have various "channels" for the "this" and "that" actions, one of them being e-mail. So you can set up a ...
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Does IFTTT's Gmail to Dropbox recipe still work if I archive the email manually?

I have an IFTTT recipe which monitors my Gmail inbox and appends the subject line and body of the email to a file on my Dropbox. The problem is it seems to only check once every 10 - 20 minutes or so. ...
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Can I trust ifttt with my data? [closed]

There are some ifttt reciepes that require a lot of trust. If its raining tommorow, send me an email! requires access to all your Gmail content. Keeping all the images you upload to FB photos in one ...
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Format date ingredient in IFTTT channel

I'm trying to create a recipe similar to this one where I record all of my Foursquare check-ins on a particular day to a single note for that day in Evernote. Unfortunately, the {{CheckinDate}} ...
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Is there a way to automatically extract (e.g. regex) information (e.g. prices) from emails (e.g. on Gmail)?

Every month I get an email from my mobile carrier which tells me how much money my contract has cost me the last month, and I'd like to be able to form that into an iOS notification with IFTTT. The ...
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How to make ifttt posts to Facebook look like the manually added?

I'm trying to post blog updates to a Facebook fan page and my ifttt.com task is set up like this: But the result is not the same as manually adding a link from Facebook itself. I've create a ...
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Save new emails/feed items to Pocket automatically

The Situation I've subscribed to some newsletters. These newsletters/issues come out on a weekly or daily basis. I'm able to receive most of these newsletters via Email and all via RSS. I want to ...
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How to delete IFTTT account?

How can I permanently delete my account at IFTTT ? I could not find any help on the site, nor any information on the internet.
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Does Facebook block ifttt backup recipes?

I've started using this ifttt recipe to automatically backup all Facebook status updates / posts to Evernote (so I can finally make them searchable). However, it doesn't seem to do anything - no ...
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Run Recipe on existing RSS entries

I've created a recipe to backup content published to an RSS feed, but it only runs on new items. I am hoping there is a way to get it to run on all the historical items to, so that I don't have to do ...
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How do I get the IFTTT GTalk Channel to work with a Google Apps account?

I am trying to add the Google Talk channel to my IFTTT account, and no matter what I do, I cannot get a PIN sent to me in an instant message. I have followed the instructions for enabling chat ...
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How to use ifttt to post Google+ updates to Facebook?

I found this recipe, but it doesn't work. I put in either https://plus.google.com/103156295300828440975 or http://plu.sr/feed.php?plusr=103156295300828440975, but I keep getting an error Trigger ...
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How do I keep a new line character in an IFTTT recipe

I am using IFTTT.com to watch my Flickr photostream and make a WordPress post. The IFTTT recipe uses: {{FlickrUrl}}<br> {{Description}}<br> <a href="{{FlickrUrlShort}}">via ...
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How to setup Shared Google Calendar Notifications upon Event Creation

I have a shared Google calendar that myself and one other person adds events to. Currently I use IFTTT to get an email each time an event is added. However this catches every event and does not say ...
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URL manipulation in IFTTT

I have an IFTTT recipe that picks up {{EntryUrl}} from a trigger Feed | New feed item1 and then prints it to PDF through the action Dropbox | Add file from URL: ...
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How to retrieve tags from an Instagram photo?

I use IFTTT to put my liked Instagram photos into my Tumblr feed using this recipe. I would like to use the tags from the Instagram photo as tags for the Tumblr post, but the hashtags from the photo ...
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Run custom script as part of IFTTT recipe

Ive just stared using IFTTT and one of the things i want to do is if A NEW TUMBLR POST IS PUBLISHED run my-site.com/my-script.php To do this it really needs to be able to ping the url ...
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Using IFTTT to scrape a site - Court Foms

I'm wondering if there's a way to watch a website for changes, even if the site doesn't have a web feed. Specifically, I'd like to watch various state's court form websites for updated forms. ...
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Linking IFTTT to my Facebook business page, rather than my personal page

I want to get IFTTT to automatically put whatever I post on my Facebook business page into my Google+ Business page, Twitter, Panoramio, Flicker etc. However, when I try to link IFTTT to my Facebook ...
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Forward tweets automatically to Google+ [duplicate]

is there a way to automatically forward tweets to Google+? This IFTTT recipe seemed to work for a while. Well in Germany it does not work :) I tried it by myself. It's not possible for me to receive ...
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Why does IFTTT dislike this RSS feed?

I'm trying to get IFTTT to send me an email from this minimal test feed I created: http://iftttrss.99b273199898d3dbd62e8db4ad65cf7f.madis.db.bcinfo3.barrycarter.info/ IFTTT accepts the feed when I ...
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How can I create a task to fetch a page from a link in a tweet?

For example, if the tweet is The pros and cons of cloud hosting t.co/R1S9rcXW I want ifttt to create a new note in Evernote with body as the page linked by the URL: t.co/R1S9rcXW, and NOT the ...
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What is a straightforward way to send a signal to another app via IFTTT?

I've been doing some experimentation with If This Then That service. This service is a web application that allows you to concoct "recipes" between different "channels," e.g., send all my Tweets from ...
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Gmail merges IFTTT emails into conversations even with different subjects

I have a IFTTT recipe, which mails me on new posts on a certain subreddit. The subject looks like: [IFTTT] {{Title}} via /r/{{Subreddit}} In Gmail I have a filter that filters on ...
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Using two arguments / triggers in an IFTTT recipe

I'd like to use two arguments / triggers in an IFTTT recipe. What I want to do is : IF time is 08:00 AND weather is <15° THEN Turn on WeMo switch (which I have connected to the heater in my ...
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IFTTT… sometimes forgets to Trigger

I'm testing RSS to Facebook. I made 3 different recipe, to see how they appear on a Facebook page. During one day, I saw that when I upgraded my RSS (sometimes), one or more of the 3 recipes didn't ...
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How to save Facebook likes to Pocket?

For Twitter favorites, I am using IFTTT so that every time I favorite something on Twitter, a new entry is added to my Pocket queue. Could the same be achieved for Facebook likes somehow?
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IFTTT posting multiple times

I recently connected Instagram to my WordPress blog. Today I noticed that pictures I like on Instagram are being posted 4 times on my blog. Has anybody encountered this error? Everything was working ...
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An ifttt recipe to post every link I post to a sub-reddit into a Quora Board?

Does anyone know how to use ifttt.com in order to take every post on a specific sub-reddit (not comments, just "top level" posts), and import them into a specific Quora Board?
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An If-This-Than-That like service fire an HTTP requres triggered by Github Gists

I'm trying to fire a webhook(HTTP request) from Zapier(An If This Then That like service) when a new Github gist is posted, ie have a new gist as the trigger. Zapier has GitHub integration, and ...
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Does IFTTT work with Google Hangouts?

The IFTTT site has a GTalk channel. Is that the same as Hangouts? In the GMail web page, we only have Hangouts, not chat.
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How to post to WordPress custom post type from ifttt.com

I recently discovered ifttt.com and have been working on creating a few ifttt tasks for my Kansas City Royals website. I am in the process of adding the ability for fans to make quick posts, such as ...
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Working example of IFTTT recipe with RSS capability [closed]

Could any IFTTT users share working examples of their recipes involving RSS feeds, or critique my recipe? I signed up today and created a basic script to push NYTimes articles to a Dropbox folder, but ...
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Add following people's links

Is it possible to create a rule with if-this-then-that for a user that I follow with delicious so I can add his links to my Pocket? The user isn't mine.
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How to autoshare scheduled YouTube uploads on Facebook

On my YouTube account, I use scheduling of uploads a lot. The problem is when I do this IFTTT won't "see" my uploads. The only thing that it looks for is when you upload something publicly, and not ...
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Use IFTTT to add file from RSS item's URL to Dropbox

I'm trying to setup a recipe to download a torrent file automatically to my Dropbox. Pretty much like this one but with another RSS source. This recipe works fine if the entryUrl is a direct download ...
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Could not activate LinkedIn channel in IFTTT

I am trying to activate a LinkedIn channel, but every time I get this message: Could not activate channel. But, I see IFTTT authorized in LinkedIn for the same. I am trying to create a recipe ...
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GMail IFTTT Time Trigger/Suppressor

I am looking for a way to send me an SMS text messages when emails are sent to me from a specific sender with a specific subject during business hours. I do not want to receive these text messages off ...
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Using IFTTT to trigger email notification to group of recipients

Can I set up IFTTT to send notification emails to a google-contact group whenever an article is posted to a blogger blog (private)?
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How to automatically reblog your Tumblr liked posts

Is there a way to automatically reblog1 the posts you like on Tumblr? I looked into IFTTT but couldn't find the right hooks. 1. On a different Tumblr, not the default one.
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How to sync files from OneDrive to Dropbox?

I want to sync photos I shot from my Lumia phone to Dropbox. Only using OneDrive can upload them automatically, so I want to sync them from OneDrive to Dropbox. I try to search on IFTTT but I can only ...
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How do I avoid IFTTT changing file names as part of a Gmail recipe (using FileUrl)?

I have a recipe to send files from a dropbox folder to my @kinde email address to be converted and delivered to my device. The problem is... the filename ends up "mangled". Say I copy a file, "Pacific ...
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IFTTT Twitter DM recipe not always firing

I have several IFTTT recipes that are supposed to send a DM - every time I add or read something in Pocket for instance. I'm finding that the recipe fires every time but the DM doesn't always get ...
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IFTTT: Can I do two actions separated by a delay of 30 minutes?

I would like to use IFTTT to turn on an outside light when triggered and then, automatically, after 30 minutes, turn off the light. The trigger would be an SMS message and the switch is a Belkin WeMo ...
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Is it possible download a mp3 file when new RSS feed is provided?

I want to download a mp3 file when a new podcast is provided from here. I used this IFTTT receipt by changing feed URL. But I only get an HTML file in my Dropbox folder that links to the last ...
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How do I format text from Reddit on IFTTT?

Is there any way I could remove some words from the Reddit posts when trying to use IFTTT to post to Facebook? As of now, I am trying to trigger the recipe for any new topics in a subreddit and then ...
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IFTTT: How to email me my Feedly feeds once a day?

Is there a way for IFTTT to send me an email that contains all my Feedly feeds (or a specific source) within a 24 hour period, instead of sending me an email on every article?
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automatically get links my friends post to Facebook into Instapaper?

I usually use IFTTT for this kind of thing, but it doesn't have the right Facebook triggers: IFTTT has a "new link post by you"; what I want is a "new link post by your friend" trigger. Does anyone ...