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Can I set an IFTTT recipe to only run at a specific time?

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 ...
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Is it possible to sync questions and answers that I post in all of Stack Exchange site to Twitter?

Yes, you can use IFTTT and create a recipe that goes from a "Feed" to Twitter. Create a recipe: Select the feed option: Select the "new item in feed" option: You can find your RSS feed for Stack ...
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Trello/Zapier: Move card to list automatically on due date

Using the Trello API, I created a bot that can do exactly what you want (and a lot more). It's been running for a while with very satisfied users (see this reddit thread). To use it, you invite user "...
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Can I set an IFTTT recipe to only run at a specific time?

It doesn't look like it. They have the trigger half of the solution with the Date & Time channel. You can set actions to trigger on certain days of the week at certain times. So imagine one recipe ...
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How to programmatically create/download Google Takeout archive?

Currently (April 2021), https://takeout.google.com/ has options to either perform a one-time export or to schedule exports every 2 months for a year (6 archives). The archive can be delivered as a ...
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Automatically post to Instagram from Twitter / Facebook / Tumblr post?

Unfortunately, the Instagram API does not allow for posting to Instagram. It can only be used to get information from Instagram. That's why IFTTT and Zapier aren't going to be able to help you here. ...
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Any way to send Gmail auto-response at certain times every week?

The script in user79865's answer is really great! I did notice, however, that when I sent a test message outside of my office hours, I kept replying to myself every 5 minutes until it became my office ...
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Can I configure GitHub to trigger an email, tweet, or other event when a new release is published?

Service There is some basic Github/Twitter integration in standard Github Services. Go to repository settings. Select Webhooks/Services from menu on left. There using Add Service drop-list button ...
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Export CSV from a Google Spreadsheet page from command-line

Doing it from bash is very straightforward. All you need to do is run: curl -s -d /dev/null https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/DOCUMENT_ID/export?exportFormat=csv > mydocument.csv dos2unix ...
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Is there any way to "set yourself to away" in Slack automatically?

IFTTT works great, but its somewhat limited in its functionality towards Slack. If you want to automatically change your Slack presence you need to code your own Slack app and use the API. You can ...
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Can you add videos automatically to "Watch Later" based on a subscription?

I've set it up to work almost like that. Since Google shut down the YouTube subscription RSS feed it's a bit more work. What I do is first grab the RSS feed for a channel I want to subscribe to. The ...
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Auto-forwarding messages on a Facebook group to a mailing list

Create a Gmail account, and a Facebook account for it. Join the Facebook group with it. Configure it to receive all email notifications from the Facebook group. Create a Gmail filter that ...
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Recurring email in Google Apps for Business

There is currently no way to do this via the Gmail web app itself. "Delayed/scheduled send" is a popular feature request for Gmail, so this may change in the future. Boomerang is a popular 3rd ...
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How do I auto-reply to text messages received through Google Voice?

EDIT 2022: This method works, but please use it at your own risk. I had this auto-reply feature running successfully for close to a year. Today I logged in to Google Voice to find my account had been ...
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Automatically save Facebook photos where I have been tagged

A webapp like IFTTT - If This Than That is probably the easiest way to achieve this. Sign up on IFTTT, use this recipe that I have published & click on Add recipe button (if required, you'll be ...
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How can I archive multiple articles on Instapaper at once?

I settled on a quick JS solution: $("a.js_archive_single.action_link>span.ipicon.ipicon-archive").each( function(){ $(this).click() } ) This automatically clicks on all archive ...
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Having trouble getting rating sheet to update as games are entered

If you're interested in use (more than in development), you should give a try to rankade, our ranking system. It's free to use and it's designed to manage rankings (and stats, and more) for small or ...
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How can one auto create pre-filled URLs with registered addresses from a roster

Short answer Yes, it's possible to automate the workflow but with slight changes. This answer assumes that the OP is using a consumer account instead of a Google Apps for Work of Google Apps for ...
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Any way to send Gmail Out of Office/Auto-reply at the same times every week?

Here is my answer to my own question. function autoReply() { var interval = 5; // if the script runs every 5 minutes; change otherwise var wkend = [6,0]; // 1=Mo, 2=Tu, 3=We, 4=Th, 5=...
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Automation Google Presentations

At this time it's not possible. It's worth to said that on May 18, 2016 Google announced that the Google Slides API will be launched in the comming months.
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Automatic Facebook post from Twitter list

Have you tried If-This-Then-That? You can connect services such as Twitter and Facebook together and then add logic to complete and automate the process. As an example, every time I post a new blog ...
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Mailchimp automation - Leaving a group

Please, see Adam's response for a proper answer.
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How to make custom auto-replies in Skype for specific group?

Since Skype does not have such functionality built-in IMO your Q may be too broad to be suitable for WA. From Carola Clavo Sep 27, 2016: Skype doesn't have an auto-reply feature via chat, but it ...
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Set an expiration date for e-mails (auto delete after date)

You can make a Google script to delete old emails with certain labels at script.google.com, like so: function twenty_day_emails() { var label = GmailApp.getUserLabelByName("Twenty Days"); if(...
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Search prices for a list of items

not possible on https://geizhals.de/ but you can make a custom spreadsheet which will track down prices for you. something like: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ unfortunately, not all items ...
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Does Google Drive 'Contributor' Permission allow malicious users to permanently delete file contents?

After having to talked to Google support, and run my own tests - Yes, anybody can permanently and unrecoverably delete any and all information they have write access to in Google Drive in a matter of ...
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How do I download all photos in bulk from Facebook

You can request to download all your Facebook information. You can find this on Settings > Your Facebook Information > Download Your Information. Deselect all and select Photos and Videos. ...
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