Front Matter Shortcut for Blot

April 26, 2022

I despise having to create front matter (or metadata) for each individual post/page when blogging. It’s not that it’s difficult, it’s just that I simply don’t like it.

I wanted a way to very simply (and mostly automatically) create the structure for every new post.

The entirety of this Shortcut.The entirety of this Shortcut.

So I made a shortcut that simply spits out the above information (with the date auto-populating) and saves it to the clipboard.

It works on iOS, iPadOS, and macOS.

It is far and away the simplest Shortcut I’ve ever made and one that brings me an unreasonable amount joy.

Tag(s): Blot