Save RSS author to Contacts

Pulls recent links from my blog's RSS feed and lets me choose which ones I want to share, then formats them as a Markdown linked list and copies it to my clipboard.

Actions Used

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Repeat with Each
Takes a list of items as input, and runs the contained actions once for each item in the list.
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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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Split Text
Separates text passed into the action into a list.
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Get Text from Input
Returns text from the previous action’s output. For example, this action can get the name of a photo or song, or the text of a web page.
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Count
Counts the number of items, characters, words, sentences, or lines passed as input. Note (from Apple, for real) This is just like the Count in Sesame Street, but instead of a vampire, it’s a Shortcuts 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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Choose from List
Presents a menu of the items passed as input to the action and outputs the user’s selection. Prompt The instruction provided when the list is presented. Select Multiple When enabled, multiple items may be chosen from the list.
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Get RSS Feeds from Page
Extracts any RSS feed URLs from the given web URLs or web page.
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Get Items from RSS Feed
Downloads the latest items from an RSS feed.
Edit Contact
Sets a specific field of the contact passed into the action. Detail The property of the contact to edit. Edit The operation to perform on the selected property of the contact.

Extra Details

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

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