Check the Front Page

Pulls a scan from the New York Times or San Francisco Chronicle's website with today's front page.

Actions Used

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Choose from Menu
Presents a menu and runs different actions based on which menu item was chosen.
Format Date
Formats a date and time into text.
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Get Contents of URL
Gets the contents of URLs passed into the action. Useful for downloading files and web content, or for making API requests. Includes GET, POST, PUT, PATCH, DELETE methods, and options to add headers. To make a multipart HTTP request, choose “Form” as the request body type and add files as field values.
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URL
Passes the specified URL to the next action.
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Convert Image
Converts the images passed into the action to the specified image format.
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Set Name
Sets the name of the item passed as input.
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Quick Look
Displays a preview of the input.
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Ask for Input
Prompts the user to enter a piece of information.
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Stop and Output
Stops execution of the current shortcut, and outputs content. This action is useful when: • Running a shortcut from another shortcut (using the Run Shortcut action). The output will be used as the output of the Run Shortcut action. • Running a shortcut from Quick Actions in Finder on macOS. The output will be saved as a file alongside the files selected in Finder. • Running a shortcut from Services on macOS. The output will replace the selected content, if applicable. • Or, when running a shortcut from another location that supports output, like the command-line or the Shortcuts URL scheme. No more actions will be run after this action.

Extra Details

Run Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://run-shortcut?name=Check%20the%20Front%20Page
Open Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://open-shortcut?name=Check%20the%20Front%20Page
AppleScript code
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Check the Front Page” end tell

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