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  1. This "trick" just does not do the work. We are not talking about content that could be attached to a single note. We are talking about how to import hundreds of existing content (articles accessible from a public url) from an existing service. Then maybe they should change their slogan to : "Remember everything you have not stored before. Forget everything you have stored befoe"
  2. Hi @gazumped, thanks for your reply. I understand that concern, but it is not valid. Look for example at the Pocket export file a user get from https://getpocket.com/export Basically it's a list of URLs. And URL is an internet standard specified by rfc3986, so it won't change anytime soon Yes, it is possible to import files one by one from most applications. But that's not what users who have a lot of urls in their read-it-later service or bookmarks need. They need a batch tool that would find all URLs in a given html or text filethen, for each of those URL fetch the articleprune it like the web clipper doescreate an .enex note that would containethe article's titlethe article's source URLthe content of the articlethe tags if it recognize themthen we only have to import the .enex notes in evernote to "store everything" there.I think I have 2500 URLs in my pocket export file. Computer science was invented, so that we don't have to do this kind of thing manually
  3. To show how doable it should be for the great devs we have here, here is how my pocket export file looks like : <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <!--So long and thanks for all the fish--> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" /> <title>Pocket Export</title> </head> <body> <h1>Unread</h1> <ul> <li><a href="http://example.com/" time_added="1373484756" tags="tag1 tag2">Listen! | Speaking of Translation</a></li> ... </ul> <h1>Read Archive</h1> <ul> <li><a href="http://example.com/article2.html" time_added="1372885501" tags="">title 2</a></li> ....
  4. Hello to the evernote community! So, I was a evernote user a few years ago, stopped to use it and switched to other services. Today, I have given Evernote another try, found that many things improved, starting with the fact that I simplified my usage of Evernote. Less is more. Biggest problem I have right now is that it doesn't seem to exist any usable data migration tools. I am sure the Evernote community has a lot of die-hard fans that are here since years, but welcoming new users is also very important for it to grow, and an essential point for new users is the data-migration part. Proof is that this topic comes up again and again, and it seems no response come. See for example: bulk import HTML file with links REQUEST: Save full text automatically Read it later articles Is there a way to import my articles I already have in pocket to evernote? Evernote and Pocket http://www.makeuseof.com/answers/how-can-i-move-my-pocket-bookmarks-over-to-evernote/ http://www.cultofmac.com/221894/move-over-instapaper-and-pocket-dotdotdot-adds-notes-tags-and-comments-opinion/ http://www.cultofmac.com/221894/move-over-instapaper-and-pocket-dotdotdot-adds-notes-tags-and-comments-opinion/ People want to import the data they already have in their current read-it-later service. I'm not talking here about tools like ifttt or zapier that are useful for new data, but don't migrate your existing data. I am talking about tools like Pocket ReadingpackInstpaperWallabagReadbility...A lot of us have hundreds of notes there that currently can't be exported to Evernote, thus for us, Evernote would fail the "Remember Everything test". Most of those tool either have an API (that's why ifttt and zapier can make use of them) or can export the data as a list of urls. For pocket for example that would be http://getpocket.com/developer/ and https://getpocket.com/export So please, give us a way out of our current services Jean-Michel EDIT: better display questions of people having a similar problem
  5. Hello, it's exactly because Google Reader is being shutting down that we (a lot of google reader fans) need this kind of tool If I'm not mistaken, IFFFT can not migrate existing data. Please correct me if I'm wrong Using Google Takeout, we can download a zip file https://www.google.com/takeout/?pli=1#custom:reader In this there is a starred.json file with a JSONArray named "items" containing array of JSONObject like this one https://gist.github.com/internaciulo/fbdeffd569cde416f78a So if anyone can write such a tool, that would be a great advertisement for evernote :-)
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