Questions tagged [if-this-then-that]

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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If This Then That random timer delay before action

Is there an option to have IFTTT perform the following action sequence: IF Facebook page status update THEN wait random 0-120 minutes Then post update to Twitter (or other target) If so - how ...
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Multiple actions for single trigger

I am intending to make a quick tool to find my phone when I lose it. The way I currently have it set up is: If I tell Google Home "Find my Phone" then call my phone If I tell Google Home "Turn my ...
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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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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 do I use my IFTTT backup code to get access to my account?

When I enabled two-step verification, they told me that the backup code is important: Keep your backup code in a safe place! If you lose access to your phone, this backup code will be necessary ...
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Creating an RSS feed from multiple RSS feeds

I use Blogtrottr to receive RSS feed updates to my email inbox. However, it only allows me to create one email digest for one RSS feed. What I am thus looking for is a way to create an RSS feed from ...
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How to make custom auto-replies in Skype for specific group?

I have a chat-group with my colleagues concerning the server and services restart occurrences and what I want to achieve is when my Skype is under specific status (Away, Offline) to automatically ...
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WordPress blog to Blogger for auto post through IFTTT

I have connected my WordPress blog to Blogger for auto post through IFTTT. Now I want to connect my another WordPress blog to my Blogger blog for auto post. How can I add my second WordPress blog in ...
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If This Then That (IFTTT) preserve whitespace RSS feed

Can anyone help me out with a method to preserve white space/line breaks in an RSS-feed-to-email IFTTT task? I have tried using xml:space="preserve", <![CDATA[ <br> ]]> and just plain <...
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Can I trust IFTTT with my data? [closed]

There are some IFTTT recipes that require a lot of trust. If its raining tomorrow, 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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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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Multiple email accounts to trigger?

I have several email accounts that I want to send to trigger@recipe.ifttt.com, however it appears that IFTTT only supports a single email per account. Is there a way to facilitate many emails going ...
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How do I get the 'reminders' channel in IFTTT to work with Gmail?

I'm trying to use the reminders app to send a Gmail email through IFTTT. I looked into the authorization IFTTT has for Gmail and it appears that it does not have the ability to send emails, so I ...
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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: http://do.convertapi.com/Web2Pdf?...
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Instant notification on Facebook message

I want to receive a mail whenever a new message on Facebook is received. Well, that works, but it delivers only after 30 minutes. So, is there a Facebook setting that would let me get the message ...
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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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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 save ...
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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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If I post a question on Stack Overflow, then save it to Dropbox

I want to create a new recipe on IFTTT: if I post a question on Stack Overflow, then save it to Dropbox. How can I do this?
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If I need to pick up my kids, then add a reminder

I've just signed up for If This Then That and I'm trying to compose a recipe for the following situation. My kids don't have their own Google Calendar accounts; we use the family account for ...
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Run custom script as part of IFTTT recipe

I've 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 my-site.com/...
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Automatically add sent / recevied emails to a Trello card using IFTTT

I'm looking for a simple CRM, we currently use a Trello board as a CRM system which works pretty well. We create a card for each lead and then have various columns for various pipeline stages. The ...
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is there any way to limit IFTTT ingredient string?

I am using RSS feed to Email digest applet in IFTTT. There is one ingredient tag in RSS feed, {{EntryContent}}, that will rendered a full article. Is there any way in IFTTT applet to reduce the ...
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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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Post to Facebook page with IFTTT as post not as album

I want to post an image with text as a Facebook page post. There are three options on IFTTT: Text post (where it doesn't let me post images) Website (not what I'm looking for) Album post (posts as ...
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Using IFTTT to scrape a site - Court Forms [closed]

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. http://...
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IFTTT is triggering my “Blogger to WordPress” recipe twice

I have connected my Blogger blog to WordPress for auto post through IFTTT. But for the last week IFTTT is triggering the recipe two or three times, causing duplicate posts on my WordPress blog. How ...
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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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How can I get a report of all Trello cards from certain list from several boards

I need to generate a daily report of all cards assigned to me that exist on a specific list in several boards. All my boards have the same structure so the naming of the lists is always the same. The ...
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What markup can we use in an Evernote action when creating an IFTTT recipe?

Does anyone know if there is any documentation around the Evernote markup that can be used in the body of an Evernote action for an IFTTT recipe? I have found the following Evernote dev documentation ...
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Is it possible to create a trigger on a delay using IFTTT?

I have these files on my clould's storage, and I want to create a rule that will share them with say N people (mailing them, or using one of the social networks). Yet I want to delay this sharing ...
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Pointing IFTTT Recipe to a different Instagram Account

I am a teacher and have set up an IFTTT account to automatically post our classroom Instagram account photos to our classroom Facebook page. IFTTT automatically is connecting to my personal Instagram ...
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Highlight and comment in a web page and send them automatically to Evernote in a seamless way?

Right now, I am trying a service called diigo that allows me to highlight and comment any web page I come across. I also use an IFTTT recipe to send the highlighted URL's page to an Evernote notebook. ...
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Can I add the URL from a Facebook status update to a Google Spreadsheet with IFTTT

Would it be possible to save the actual URL where you can find the individual post to a new row in a Google Spreadsheet from Facebook to Google Drive Spreadsheets? (You can get to the FB status URL ...
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How can I auto save Instagram images to Google Drive?

Before June 1st, I have an IFTTT recipe to achieve my goal. However, due to some changes, IFTTT delete my recipe. So my question is how to auto save one's instagram (like https://www.instagram.com/...
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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 picture ...
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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 - Grocery List Automation

Basically I'm trying to create a grocery list by sending a list of items to my Gmail. I'll create a rule that "stars" the Gmail based on the Subject Line "Groceries" then I want to take the body of ...
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Get source of a shared Facebook post into IFTTT?

I am trying to figure out a way of getting the source that shared something to Facebook along with content of the post. Ideally I want to export it via RSS, JSON or some other way that will allow me ...
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Select a Facebook Page for each Recipe in IFTTT?

I would like to select different Facebook pages for different recipes in my IFTTT. I don't see any option to select it once the channel is created. Is there anyway I can do this or I have to create a ...
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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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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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IFTTT if Feed item then Facebook Photo never run

I want to forward the RSS feed of a vBulletin Forum to Facebook. If the posting contains an image, it should be displayed within the facebook post. So I used the Recipe: if [New feed item from ...
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A daily “morning read” e-mail from Pocket

I use Pocket to save a list of articles I want to read, and my list has grown entirely too long. I'm trying to force myself to read an article a day to help clear out some of those articles; a great ...
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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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Could not activate LinkedIn channel in IFTTT [closed]

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 for a ...
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Open Link in Email with IFTTT

Using IFTTT, I saw many recipes for getting an alert if a keyword or sender sends an email to your inbox, but I was hoping there would be a way to open any link found in the target email in my browser ...
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How to post from blogger to Twitter and FB with blog label as # tag in post content?

Currently I'm using IFTTT to perform the following: If: Any new post on blog Then: Create a link post on my Facebook fan page Is it possible to include labels used in blogger with hash tag in my ...
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When sharing photos on Facebook, how does Facebook prioritize sharing methods? Certain methods don't show up in friends' feeds as often

What I mean is, if I add photos to an album via an external source such as iPhoto, Flickr, or IFTTT, it is rare that I'll receive any likes or comments. When I share a photo directly to Facebook from ...
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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?