Cloudflare Images fckin rocks. It's cheap, fast, stores a ton of images, creates many resized images for free, and doesn't take up data space on apps.
ALL IMAGES IN THIS POST WERE UPLOADED USING AUTOMATOR
Uploading to CF images requires going to CF Images homepage then you need to find the file, upload it, copy the URL and then put it in Markdown format for Obsidian. Yikes!
If you're on Mac, we can automate this process using Automator.
Let's upload this picture of Alexander the Great (top right corner).
Add a Run Shell Script and drag it over to the main window:
Copy in the following JS script:
This code is a simple script that takes the input from the user and parses it to extract the filename, uploaded date and variants. It then creates an image tag with these values as attributes. -- generated by Stenography
I named my action
Upload CF Image. You can find it under whatever you named it as under the
Quick Action list:
And there it is!
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