Get information from a given URL

Hi! quick question.

Is it possible to build a custom action to get information (title, author, abstract and picture) given a URL?

What I want to build is something like this, when pasting a URL on twitter:


The problem is that I don’t know how the “custom actions” work.

Thank you so much!

Hi @mnlt,

If you’re meaning the auto-generated “previews” (like Facebook & other sites do for links), you can use external APIs for that. This is one example I’ve made some time ago:

Best regards, Victor.

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Wow, thanks Victor! :clap:

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