What is IFTTT?
IFTTT is a service that lets you create powerful connections with one simple statement:if this then thatChannels are the basic building blocks of IFTTT. Each Channel has its own Triggers and Actions.The this part of a Recipe is a Trigger. Some example Triggers are “I’m tagged in a photo on Facebook” or “I check in on Foursquare.”The that part of a Recipe is an Action. Some example Actions are “send me a text message” or “create a status message on Facebook.”Pieces of data from a Trigger are called Ingredients. For example, the Ingredients of an Email Trigger could be: subject, body, attachment, received date, and the sender’s address.
Benefits and Insights
Why use IFTTT?
Key differentiators & advantages of IFTTT
- Personal Recipes are a combination of a Trigger and an Action from your active Channels.
- Shared Recipes are useful templates shared by the IFTTT community.
- Personal Recipes can be turned on and off. When turned back on, they pick up as if you had just created them.