Grab YouTube playlist ID

For a given YouTube video passed in as input, this isolates the URL parameter after “list=“ that represents a video playlist ID.

Actions Used

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Copy to Clipboard
Copies the result of the last action to the clipboard.
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If
Tests if a condition is true, and if so, runs the actions inside. Otherwise, the actions under “Otherwise” are run.
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Stop shortcut
Stops execution of the current shortcut and dismisses the shortcut on screen. No more actions will be run after this action.
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Get URLs from Input
Returns any links found in the output from the previous action.
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Split Text
Separates text passed into the action into a list.
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Text
Passes the specified text to the next action.
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Get Item from List
Returns one or more items from the list passed as input. You can get the first item, the last item, a random item, the item at a particular index, or items in a range of indexes.
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Show Result
Shows the specified text in Siri or in an alert.

Extra Details

Run Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://run-shortcut?name=Grab%20YouTube%20playlist%20ID
Open Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://open-shortcut?name=Grab%20YouTube%20playlist%20ID
AppleScript code
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Grab YouTube playlist ID” end tell

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