Post link to Threads

Presents the link excerpt, then asks you to share your commentary along with the URL in a new post on Threads.

Actions Used

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Get Details of Articles
Extracts information from an article, including title, author, published date, body, excerpt, number of words, main image URL, URL, and name.
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Get Article using Safari Reader
Gets article details, including body text, author, publish date, and more, from every URL passed into the action. Input URLs Result Article Note Use a Get Details of Article action immediately after this action to get specific details about the article. This action only supports getting one article from each URL.
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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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URL Encode
Encodes or decodes text passed into the action to be suitable for inclusion in a URL by adding or removing percents.
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Set Variable
Sets the value of the specified variable to the input of 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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URL
Passes the specified URL to the next action.
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Replace Text
Replaces some text passed into the action with other text.
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Text
Passes the specified text to the next action.
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Run Shortcut
Run an shortcut from your shortcut.
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Get Details of Safari Web Page
Gets a specific piece of information from the safari web pages passed into the action, including page contents, page selection, page URL, and name.
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Open URLs
Opens URLs passed into the action in Safari (or the corresponding app if it’s a deep link).
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Get Type
Returns the type of every item passed as input. For example, if a URL is passed, this action will return “URL”.
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Show Result
Shows the specified text in Siri or in an alert.
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Ask for Input
Prompts the user to enter a piece of information.
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Nothing
This action does nothing and produces no output. It is useful to separate blocks of actions, or to ensure that no input is passed to the next action.

Extra Details

Run Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://run-shortcut?name=Post%20link%20to%20Threads
Open Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://open-shortcut?name=Post%20link%20to%20Threads
AppleScript code
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Post link to Threads” end tell

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Asks you to select media to store on your clipboard, then asks you to enter a post to pass to Threads where you can paste your media. On Mac, gets file from Finder/Services and opens Threads.net.

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