MarkDownload - Markdown Web Clipper

If I can suggest a feature, the possibility of saving more text selections in the same markdown note file.
I don’t know if possible, but could make it perfect.

I don’t really need in my worklow (I prefer saving the entire web article in my vault and post-process the text in Obsidian), but many other users usually take multiple web clips from the same article, they would prefer having all in the same note.

Read a thread a while ago that someone was developing this as an extension for Safari in ios. Anyone know if that happened? The Kagi browser can use firefox and chrome extensions on ios, but last I tried it wasn’t working with Markdownload.

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Hey @death.au, is it possible to directly save the webpage into an obsidian folder?

I’ve set the rlevant Obsidian folders in the extension options and downloaded and enabled Obsidian Advanced URI but nothing is happening…

I’m on Edge

I was having a similar problem until I realized I needed to send the tab, not download it …

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Thank you @ichmoimeyo

This might be a partial solution, however it requires some extra steps I’d like to avoid: selecting the text, right clicking, scrolling down and then select the desired option.

Do you know if it’s possible to quickly and easily send the webpage to Obsidian with just one click?

For sending a webpage this method requires right-clicking, scrolling down and clicking on “Send tab to Obsidian” … but no selecting text … “hurrah” …
https://i.imgur.com/qi011BC.png
… that is why on my win 11 device I still also use the symbolic link “download” method that I describe here …

… and previously described in this very thread …

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@death.au May I suggest making the plugin capable to download all the conversation from a ChatGPT page? Sometimes the plugin sees all the conversation, sometimes sees only a part of it. Thanks for your work.

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Extremely useful plugin @death.au . Thanks for providing it. I love that you can edit the template and also edit the content in the pop-up before it’s saved. This allows me to add any keyword tags and edit the format a little if I need to.

I really hope it continues to be developed.

With regards to having a quick way to save to my Obsidian vault, I use Default Folder X which made it easy to select the Clippings folder in my vault and assign a keyboard shortcut so it’s saved in a second.

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I agree, this is really useful plugin, thank you for it @death.au!

And thanks for the tip @iany: I do have Default Folder X, so I can use it to put the downloads straight to the Inbox in my vault.

Are you connected with that program?

Can someone clarify me how the inegration with obsidian is supposed to work? I have it setup, but nothing happens

These steps and where to Send tab to Obsidian may help →

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That completely fixed my problem. Someone should put a link to it or copy paste to the main readme of the extension. Thanks

Hi there, you found a way to get Wiki stuff into Obsidian? Thanks

This seems to apply to the Chromium browser, it does not work for Safari.

I love this clipper but am challenged with adding the {keywords:SEPARATOR} into a list property.

What should the separator be if I want to create a list property in the yaml?

Having thought about this a bit … keywords in the source html are in different formats with different delimiters. So this task might be left to do in Obsidian after the note is imported; if it even has keywords. That is a small price to pay.

Thank you for this extension, it is very useful.

However - after clipping perfectly 10 pages or so, it stops creating pages in Obsidian.
It still sends the markdown to the clipboard, and it opens Obsidian, but no new page is created.

What could be going on?
Chrome on Windows.

All the best,
Tord

Open the Developer Console in Obsidian (Ctrl + Shift + I). I just spent two hours dealing with the same issue. It turns out that the page title had a period at the end and that is not allowed in Obsidian, as the error message indicated.

Hope that helps :slight_smile:

Will there be support of {publishedate} in frontmatter in the upcoming update?

thanks

I’m usually able to grab the published date by using {article:published_time} in my template. it was the most common meta tag I came across when hunting for other variables in different sites’ source code.