A big pain point some people have with Obsidian is the difficulty in capturing content from the webThe Best Web Clipper for ObsidianLet's be real, most web clippers suck. They either give limited functionality for an application or don't provide enough functionality to be anything more than a web clipper. For me, I wanted a quick way to take connected notes from the web and sync it with Obsidian. However, I couldn't find anything that could do that for me. So I created something that did just that. A fully-fledged note-taking app that makes with bi-directional linking that fits nicely into the browser and syncs with Obsidian directly into Obsidian. Although there are solutions like Raindrop, Hypothesis, or any note-taking browser extension, it's often tiresome to integrate these web clippings or highlights directly into your vault. To top it off, these browser extensions don't support one of Obsidian's key feature: building connections between notes
Fleeting Notes was built ground up with Obsidian in mind. The app seamlessly syncsHow to Sync Fleeting Notes with ObsidianFleeting Notes is a separate network of notes outside of Obsidian. The goal of this plugin sync both these networks of notes into one! Below are step-by-step instructions on how to do this.
Also, checkout my youtube video if you like that format better.
Installation / Setup
1. Before you begin, you'll need to create an account in the Fleeting Notes App. You can do this by navigating to the settings and registering.
Fleeting Notes authentication form
1. Go to Settings > Community Plugin an with Obsidian through a plugin and has a quick interface for taking notes and building connections. In addition, it supports the one feature you'd expect from a web clipper. Which is highlighting text directly from the web and automatically storing the source URL. If you're more of a side-by-side note-taking sort of person, there is also an option to open a persistent window to take notes without having to reopen the app.
Anyways, I'd love to hear your feedback and if you didn't really need this or if you'll be using this ASAP! I'll be hovering the comment section. See ya :)