Clip To WorkFlowy

Do you bookmark a lot of webpages in WorkFlowy? Looking for an easy way to create links between distant WorkFlowy bullets? Clip To WorkFlowy to the rescue. With a single click, the webpage title and url get captured, formatted and copied to the clipboard for one easy paste into WorkFlowy. Paste into any browser, the Chrome app or the mobile apps.

Clip To WorkFlowy comes in three flavors: Google Chrome Extension, bookmarklet, and the Workflow App for iOS.

1) Google Chrome Extension:

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  • The webpage title becomes a WorkFlowy bullet item, and the url appears in the note.
  • Optionally activate with a keyboard shortcut.
  • Special formatting for intra-WorkFlowy links.
  • No special permissions and no persistent memory footprint.
  • Currently no support for selected text.
  • Find it in the Chrome Web Store

2) Bookmarklet:

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  • Works in most browsers.
  • Supports selected text, which appears after the url in the WorkFlowy note.
  • Requires a manual copy operation at the prompt.
  • Option to launch your WorkFlowy home page by pressing “OK”, or go manually with “Cancel”.
  • Special formatting for intra-WorkFlowy links.
  • View the Clip To WorkFlowy bookmarklet code

Bookmarklet Installation:

To Use:

  • Click the bookmarklet and follow the instructions at the prompt.
  • Important! See this special note, if you plan to use Google Chrome (or Opera) and select large amounts of text!

3) Workflow App for iOS:

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  • Access through the iOS Share Menu
  • Supports selected text
  • Works in Safari and apps that use the in-app Safari browser.
  • Automatically copies and launches WorkFlowy in Safari so you can paste.
  • Special formatting for intra-WorkFlowy links.
  • Requires purchase of the excellent Workflow app
  • Get Clip To WorkFlowy for Workflow (Version updated Jun 14, 2016)

Happy Clipping!

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11 thoughts on “Clip To WorkFlowy

  1. Hey Rawbytz you should put these up on Github. I’d like to start a network of hacks — I’m working on an extension too — so these would compliment each other nicely. Awesome!

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    1. thanks so much, I’ve been dying for this functionality for ages! Do you think it would be hard to modify the bookmarklet to have it do the same for every tab in the current window?

      Again, amazing work ❤

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  2. As mentioned in your update, your extension (Clip to WorkFlowy) gives control over where you paste your clipping, without having to redefine your (WorkFlowy Clipper) inbox before heading to your web pages. My workflow remains the same – using your clipper to both clip internal WorkFlowy links as well as web pages – except on the rare occasion where I clearly need to clip multiple web pages to a specific list – that’s what the other extension does a good job at. Thanks Rawbytz!

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  3. Thanks for Clip to Workflowy. I am using it constantly. I just discovered this blog and will subscribe. Workflowy is pretty good by itself, but you Rawbytz and the other contributors are making it even better.

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