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Most Personal Recipes check for new Trigger data every 15 minutes, some are even faster. via their learn more page


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try this Go to http://page2rss.com Paste the page address you wish to monitor in the "Page URL to RSS" bar Copy the RSS Feed URL from "To receive updates for this page in RSS format copy-paste this link into your feed reader." or from the "Subscribe to Feed" on the right hand side of the page. Use this link in IFTTT RSS Trigger. Not sure how instant it ...


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I contacted IFTTT support and they told me that this is currently not possible (within IFTTT) but that they'll take it as feedback for future enhancements. So, the answer would appear to be "you can't". I'd love to see some ideas for alternatives using a third-party solution.


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I use this formula to convert the date time values IFTTT spits out to a useful format: =VALUE(SUBSTITUTE(A1, " at ", " ")) Where A1 is the cell containing the date string This gives you a decimal number that you can format as "Date Time".


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This varies depending on the type of channel being used. Although the official answer is that tasks poll for new trigger data every 15 minutes. anyone who has actually used their service will know this is obviously wrong in many cases. Here is what I have found for the time it takes for the trigger to initiate the task: SMS (texting your IFTTT ...


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Zapier co-founder here, for anyone else curious about how you might do this yourself, Github has really killer API docs which show how to use their API to read/create your gists. Its kind of annoying as you'll have to "poll" for new entries and compare them across time, but it isn't infeasible. Using a standar RSS reader like Google reader is a simple ...


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Having done tests on four possible cases, these are the results: Left in inbox unopened - picked up by the trigger Left in inbox opened - picked up Archived unopened - not picked up Archived opened - not picked up So the relevant factor is whether the email is still in the inbox. You can take a look at it, but not archive it otherwise it won't be picked ...


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After testing many different solutions (see my question above for more information), I discarded my approach to use Email. Instead I've subscribed to the RSS feeds of the newsletters and use IFTTT recipes to automatically save new feed items to Pocket. Subscribe to the feed(s) via RSS Create a new IFTTT recipe Choose Feed trigger channel Choose New feed ...


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At the bottom of the settings page there is a link: I’d like to deactivate my account. (You can get to the settings page by clicking your account name in the upper right corner then choosing "Settings".) They note on the subsequent page that Deactivating your IFTTT account is permanent and cannot be undone. Enter your password to complete the process....


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It isn't working because the http://plu.sr site is down. Try using a different Google+ RSS Feed provider such as http://googleplusrss.nodester.com You just add you Google+ ID to the end of the URL - like this > http://googleplusrss.nodester.com/103156295300828440975


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Tasks do poll for trigger data every 15 minutes officially, but there's some nuance to this that might be helpful to people who don't work with web services. Polling means requesting new info periodically. Every IFTTT recipe has two sides - the If This (trigger) side, and the Then That (action) side. The trigger represents the search for something to ...


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As the only way ifttt.com can post to Wordpress, is using the XML-RPC API, and that API currently doesn't support supplying custom post type while calling insert post methods(will support from 3.4), you can make use of the filter wp_insert_post_data. I accomplished that last month while building a hack. Here is a hack that would work the way you want, just ...


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There is a clear option for using your Facebook Page while creating a recipe. I am not sure if you tried that.


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The short answer is: no, you can't do this. The long answer: IFTTT does not have a regular expression scraper, at least as of this tweet: https://twitter.com/grmeyer/status/240888420677873664 IFTTT does not legitimately let you create your own THIS conditions or THAT actions. Illegitimately, you can use https://github.com/captn3m0/ifttt-webhook to ...


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There is a way to do it, however it can be a bit complicated and requires a unix web host with php 5, so be warned. Step 1 The first thing you have to do is add the maker channel. You do this the same way you'd add any other channel, by clicking "channels" at the top of the page and searching for it, then clicking on it and pressing the "add channel" ...


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I had a problem once with an IFTTT task and I wrote to them. It was fixed within a day. So why don't you drop a mail to support@ifttt.com with your recipe ID and see what they have to say about this.


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[Further updates to this answer added below the original answer on 4th January 2013] If all you're looking to do is push new articles to dropbox, you could base your recipe on this one: https://ifttt.com/recipes/59335 From your recipe it looks like you're trying to append each new article to a text file but that you're also trying to create a new file title ...


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So the awesome guys at IFTTT sorted this out for me: [embed]{{FlickrUrl}}[/embed]<br> {{Description}} The [embed] tags were the answer !


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It is not possible to make a request like this to your external site. The site must be one of the services featured on the IFTTT page.


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No, it's not the same as Hangouts. Gtalk is more or less replaced by Hangouts. The IFTTT channel was quite limited in any case, but it won't work with Hangouts at all.


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As mentioned in How do I connect Google + with Twitter? the lack of full read/write API for Google+ means that you can't directly tweet to G+ as of yet. However, there are browser extensions and third-party services that allow you to cross-post. Google+Tweet allows you to integrate Twitter into your Google Plus account. Certain applications, such as ...


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It's true that IFTTT's GTalk channel doesn't work with Hangouts, but I found a similar service, Zapier, that does. It's geared more towards business users, so the connected services include more service apps and less social media, and the free version is limited to 5 recepies (or Zaps), but it's something.


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I was just looking for a similar feature in IFTTT, but then discovered that Zapier (kind of) supports this. They're not proper regex's but it does pattern matching of sorts https://parser.zapier.com Might be good enough for what you need!


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Unfortunately, this is actually an issue on Google's end. There is a limit of 400,000 cells, (source) or 2 million cells (for the new Google Sheets) per spreadsheet. (source). When IFTTT reaches this limit it makes a new spreadsheet. One temporary way to get around this limit is by deleting the columns you don't need (for example columns E onwards). This ...


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If the if trigger is Gmail being starred, then there is a {{bodyplain}} ingredient. You can add this to an Evernote note for your Do.


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Looks like there's a channel for GMail that you can setup in addition to using the email address associated with your account. You could probably send the notification to a GMail account and use that to do some filtering and routing of the messages for you.


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Another solution is to link your IFTTT account to Numerous, then use Numerous countdown timers to trigger things. Note, however, that this solution suffers from the same limitation that the other solutions do involving the up-to-15-minute delay in triggering IFTTT recipes when underlying conditions are met: If you set up a recipe to trigger an action when a ...


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I have a slightly hacky solution for creating an IFTTT timer / delay; I'll use the wemo as an example: When the wemo turns on, have another recipe to detect that and create a google cal event via the google cal channel. Here's the key, use a google cal with the time zone set behind your actual time zone. Eg if you're in the Eastern time zone, set the cal to ...


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IFTTT states in their help file: Personal Recipes check for new Trigger data every 15 minutes. Some Recipes have “Quick Triggers” that will run as soon as they receive Trigger data. Quick Triggers can be identified by a lightning bolt icon. So for setting up a recipe based on a WeMo switch to only fire every 30 minutes you'd have to set up a service in ...


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I believe this recipe will do what you are after:



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