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iOS Shortcut to Open Latest Blot Post

I have a series of shortcuts to automate publishing on this website via the shortcuts app on my phone. Most of them are pretty specific to my own setup, but this little shortcut utility is pretty handy - it uses the JSON view of your blot site to find and open the latest thing you published.

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In my case, that’s useful as the final step of a publishing workflow where at the time of running the shortcut the eventual publish URL is unknown and where the last step is to reference the JSON object and find the thing I just published before opening it in the browser.

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Download: Open Lastest Blog Post Shortuct

Published on 24 December 2020 – BlotShortcutsiOS

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