Youtube link is stripped when saving article o markdown

The link in question is here
James Shore: Agile Book Club: Visual Planning (with Jeff Patton and Gojko Adzic)

That’s not a YouTube link. It’s an embedded player.
Development would have to assess if changing this is feasible.

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My current workaround is using Markdownload (it put embedded youtube as iframe to output file), so this is not crucial for my workflow, but a feature that would be nice to have

deathau/markdownload: A Firefox and Google Chrome extension to clip websites and download them into a readable markdown file. (

You could

  • download the web document as a bookmark into DT
  • convert it into HTML there
  • modify the following code (JavaScript, not AppleScript!) to your liking
(() => {
const app = Application("DEVONthink 3");
const r = app.selectedRecords()[0];
const s = r.source();
const youtubeLink = s.match(new RegExp('(\/[^"]+)'))[1];

The first youtube link found in the document is saved in the variable youtubeLink as a string. You can then add this string in any way you like to an md file.

This code is provided as is with no warranty. I tested it with the link you provided and there it did what it’s supposed to do. It might well fail with other web documents, though.

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