Convert an Article from Pocket into PDF
- Create a Zap
- Select Pocket App
- New archived Item
- Pocket Account
- Test Trigger
- New archived Item
- Select PDF.co App
- Anything to PDF Converter
- PDF.co Configuration
- PDF.co Test and Review
- Dropbox App
- Upload a File
- Connect Dropbox Account
- Dropbox Configuration
- Dropbox Test and Review
- Source File Output
In this tutorial, we will show you how to convert an article from Pocket into PDF using PDF.co and Zapier. Here is the sample file that we will use.
Step 1: Create a Zap
First, click on create a zap button to Make a Zap.
Step 2: Select Pocket App
Then, select the Pocket app for the App Event.
Step 3: New Archived Item
For the Trigger Event field, choose the New Archived Item. This will trigger the Zap to run every it finds a newly archived item.
Step 4: Pocket Account
Now, connect your Pocket account to perform the zap.
Step 5: Test Trigger
Let’s click on the Test the Trigger button to make sure there are no errors in the setup.
Step 6: Select PDF.co App
Now, let’s add another action and select the PDF.co app for the App Event.
Step 7: Anything to PDF Converter
Under the PDF.co app, select the Anything to PDF Converter to convert the Pocket file into PDF.
Step 8: Connect PDF.co Account
Now, let’s connect your PDF.co account to trigger the zap.
Step 9: PDF.co Configuration
Let’s set up the PDF.co account.
- In the Input Type field, select the Link to a web page.
- For the Input field, choose the Resolved URL from Pocket.
- Under the Name field, enter your desired output file name.
Step 10: PDF.co Test and Review
Now, let’s send the file to PDF.co to test and review.
Step 11: Dropbox App
This step is optional. In this step, we will set up the Dropbox to store our PDF.co output PDF.
Step 12: Upload a File
Under the Dropbox app, select the Upload File Action Event.
Step 13: Connect Dropbox Account
Let’s connect our Dropbox account where we want to store the file.
Step 14: Dropbox Configuration
Now, let’s configure Dropbox.
- In the Folder field, input the folder where you want to save the file.
- For the File field, select the output URL generated by PDF.co.
- In the Overwrite field, let’s leave it to the default No.
Step 15: Dropbox Test Result
Let’s send the configuration to Dropbox to make sure that we set it up correctly.
Step 16: Source File Output
Great! Our test was successful. This is the Source File Output that we successfully run.
In this tutorial, you learned how to set up Pocket to trigger a Zap every time an item is archived. You learned how to convert the archived article from Pocket into PDF using PDF.co. You also learned how to automatically store the output PDF file to Dropbox.