Importing Web Articles

Use Capti to import articles from websites while skipping all the advertisements, menus, and other items not relevant to the article itself.

Option 1From Capti Browser

  1. Open a playlist, tap the green +, and tap Browser.
  2. Open the webpage with links to articles.
  3. You can:
    • Long press on the link to article that you want to import and select Add to Playlist from the menu.
    • Open the article in the browser, tap the +, then select Add to Playlist.
    • Tap the "links" icon in the top-right corner and select any articles you wish to add.
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Option 2From Safari or Chrome

  1. Open Safari or Chrome
  2. Open the webpage with the article you want to import.
  3. Tap Share icon then select Capti
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Option 3From a desktop or laptop

  1. Enable the Continuity feature in iOS 10 or later and in macOS Sierra or later (you only need to do this once)
  2. On your desktop or laptop: copy the link you want to import.
  3. On your iPhone or iPad: open Capti, tap "+" icon in the bottom-left corner of playlist and tap Copied link. add a copied link to your playlist

Capti Browser Extension is the recommended way for importing web articles on Windows, Mac, Web, or Chromebooks.

Step 1Install Capti Browser Extension

Capti browser extension is available for Google Chrome (coming soon: Firefox, Safari, Opera and Edge).

  • Open Capti Chrome browser extension page on Chrome Web Store and click Add To Chrome button in the top-right corner. A small "Capti" icon will appear in your browser's toolbar.

Step 2Import Article to Capti

  1. Open the web page with article you want to import.
  2. Use Alt+A keyboard shortcut or click the "Capti" icon in the browser toolbar and then the green Add to Capti button. Click Add to Capti to import text on the screen to a track in your playlist

    If the green text box shown appears after you click Add To Capti, the article was successfully added to your playlist.

    Capti: Track Added

    If the red text box shown below appears on your screen after you click Add To Capti, the article was not able to be added to your playlist.

    Track could not be added. Current playlist is read only

Use Capti Bookmarklet for importing web articles on Windows, Mac, Web, or Chromebooks in case installing Capti Browser Extension is not an option.

Step 1Set up the Capti Bookmarklet

  1. Make sure your browser bookmark toolbar is visible (you only have to do it once).
    • In order to show your bookmark toolbar in the Chrome browser, click the three dots in the upper left-hand corner and click on “Bookmarks”. Make sure the “Show Bookmarks Bar” is checked off as shown below.
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    • In the Firefox browser right click above the icons in the upper right-hand corner. Make sure your “Bookmarks Toolbar” is checked off. Open the bookmarks bar to drag the Bookmarklet into it Bookmarks Toolbar option
  2. Drag and drop the Capti Brookmarklet into the browser toolbar.
    1. Click the green circle with the plus sign inside of it. The drop-down menu below will appear.
    2. Choose Webpage. Choose from a list of sources
    3. Drag and drop the "Add to Capti" icon into your browser's bookmarks bar. "Add to Capti” will appear in your browser bar. Click Add to Capti to import text on the screen to a track in your playlist

Step 2Import Article to Capti

  1. Open another tab and open the article you want to import.
  2. Click the Add to Capti bookmarklet in your bookmark toolbar. Click Add to Capti to import text on the screen to a track in your playlist

    If the green text box shown appears after you click the Add To Capti bookmarklet, the article was successfully added to your playlist.

    Capti: Track Added

    If the red text box shown below appears on your screen after you click the Add To Capti bookmarklet, the article was not able to be added to your playlist.

    Track could not be added. Current playlist is read only

Step 3Synchronize

  1. Click back to your Capti tab.
  2. If you are using the standalone (installed) version of Capti then click Synchronize to make sure the article appears. Synchronize your playlists
  3. The article will now appear in your playlist. Synchronized tracks will now appear

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