Send-to-NewsBlur browser plugin

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it would be great if I can "save-for-later" any website, which will then appear as a NewsBlur feed.

Integration with products like Pocket (http://getpocket.com/) would probably be the best option.

Thanks!
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Yaron

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William Morrell

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That's exactly what the bookmarklet is for. Click the gear icon for NewsBlur preferences, click the "Goodies & Extras" item, first thing there is bookmarklet. Drag it to bookmarks bar, right-click-and-bookmark, etc.
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Yaron

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The bookmarklet is really great but sometimes I don't want to subscribe or share a website - just a specific article (save if for later).
This is what Pocket is for (and you can also use Evernote etc.)
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Splike

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I'd very much like this as well. This means I don't have to close down 20 tabs each session, because i need to read them next time.
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Darren Kay

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On chrome there's a plugin called session buddy that records you session tabs to restore later
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mrpharmacist

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Why don't you ask Pocket to add an RSS feed feature instead, that would solve the issue.
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Yaron

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Pocket actually already provides this functionality:
http://help.getpocket.com/customer/po...

But we use NewsBlur and we don't use Pocket :)
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Splike

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Exactly. I don't want to start using new services. I want to keep everything in one place.
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Hmm, so you want the bookmarklet to allow Sharing or Saving? I think that can be done quite easily, but I'm going to have to punt on this for a few weeks while I try to ship the big iOS update.
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Splike

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Saving. It would be something like the saved stories section, but instead it would be saved links. Since the links we would like to save doesn't necessarily have RSS attached to them.
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vanik

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Any way this could still be a thing? :)
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Splike

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I totally forgot about this thread. This is something I'd still like to see. It would basically expand NewsBlur with the functionality of a glorified bookmark manager.
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vanik

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I know this is an extremely old thread, but if this a possibility to do Samuel I'm sure some of us would still love it!
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ryan gilmore

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if you are on iOS try:
http://addmyfeed.cubesoft.frit works really well

if you are on mac:

the problem i have with the bookmarklet is that it only grabs the main part of the url. i guess on newsblur's side it tries to find a feed url from that domain. a lot of the times it doesn't work.
i've started using this workflow with Alfred and it does the job much better than the bookmarklet.
http://www.packal.org/workflow/subscribe-feed-urls
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I think thats more for adding feeds - this would be for putting URLs directly into the "Saved Stories" section, bypassing a feed entirely