@james, perhaps I'm being silly as I'm pretty much an IFTTT noob (I rely mostly on my home automation systems usually). How can I do this and have LaMetric display data that contains the dynamic data, rather than a fixed title and body?
@James I appreciate the offer and will certainly give you a shout if I continue to struggle... I'm going to give the body approach another shot now - last time I tried to insert an ingredient into the wordpress title / body it didn't seem to give an appropriate option bar a URL and a load of map related options!
@James, got it working, the ingredient was available when I edited the recipe, perfect!
@James, quick question... I noticed that LaMetric seems to display the Wordpress title on its own line, before scrolling the body text, which is pretty cool, I don't see anything special in the JSON of my stream, how do you do this?
@James, got it working. Excellent instructions.
I just wish I could either exclude the app from auto scroll, or alternatively reset the app text back to a default (as once I've seen what is essentially a notification from IFTTT, I don't want to see it over and over again)
@James, I went back to change the IFTTT word press settings, to change what get's displayed on the LaMetric. I created a new Wordpress action with trigger on the new words, a new LaMetric Indicator App with different icon, unpublished the previous one, and installed the new one, but for some reason, the original content from my test is the only thing that displays. Any idea what I might have done wrong? Is there some cache that's not refreshing possibly? On my mobile device, I can scroll thru all the different default apps, but when I select the one with the newly coloured icon indicating a change, it loads the first first published LaMetric Indicator app. It almost looks as though there's something stuck in the LaMetric device.
@James Rose - The confirmation emails are being sent to peoples junk mail (spam) folder. You need to check there and find the email. The emails are sent from 'firstname.lastname@example.org' so you could also add this to your list of emails which bypass your junk folder, then click to resend the verification email. If you are still getting issues, leave your Skype addy on here and il add you to discuss.
@Grant - The icon you select for your new app will only have an effect on the icon within your Lametric Time app. My server overrides whatever icon you selected to the IFTTT icon automatically, hence why all messages are sent with the IFTTT icon no matter what icon you select. When you create an account at lametric.littledinky.com it will create you a unique stream. This stream always displays the last message sent to it via IFTTT, so even if you create a new lametric app, you are always connecting to your unique stream, and hence why its displaying the old data. There is no cache. If you wish to discuss this further, leave your Skype addy.
I have added a couple of photos to the setup instructions page for the bits that people seem to be getting confused over. Hopefully this helps...
Can't wait for IFTT intergration, I think it will give the lametric a lot more power. For instance, IF the LA Lakers are playing, then send live scores to Lametric display.
Even some smart home integration, IF doorbell is pressed, play tone and display doorbell icon/text.
Keep up the great work guys, you're on the verge of something awesome!
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