Some IFTTT Fun for a New Page

July 7, 2016

I set up a new Favourite Links page this past weekend. The page is updated automatically to include newest links using IFTTT’s Dropbox and Pocket channels.

All I have to do is favourite a link on Pocket and the recipe appends a Markdown-formatted line to a plain text file in Dropbox:

IFTTT Recipe: Pocket Favourites to My Blog connects pocket to dropbox

This works with items already favourited on Pocket. To get the recipe to trigger, I just go to my favourites and click on an item I want on Favourite Links. That’s it.

I’m setting up Instapaper to work similarly, although it’s far less reliable than Pocket in my tests so far.