Category: PKM

  • Sync Your Obsidian Vault for Free with Github

    While Obsidian does have an excellent sync service that I use for my personal Obsidina vault, it’s not always the right option for people. In fact, for my regular job we don’t use Obsidian Sync to store our Obsidian vault that contains internal documentation. Instead, we use Obsidian Git to store the changes. What is […]

  • Track your Library in Obsidian

    Over the years I’ve tried to track the books I own and what I read with a number of different methods. For the last few years I’ve used BookBuddy to track the books I own and The Story Graph to track what I read. Even with these two excellent apps I haven’t loved my setup.…

  • Automate Craft with CraftCuts

    Automation is one key feature that can save you time and with Craftcuts by FloGro you can now integrate your Shortcuts directly into Craft to speed up your workflow. Today we’ll take a look at some of these Shortcuts and how they work in Craft for macOS. Build A Daily Note One way you could…

  • STOP Taking Notes, it’s a waste of time

    The cult of note-taking is failing most of us. It’s convinced us that we need to take lots of notes on far too many things that come across our desks or screens when the truth is 95% of it is all that’s worth reading and maybe 5% of that stuff that’s worth reading is worth…

  • Migrate Daily Tasks in Craft

    While I don’t love any note system as a full-time task management tool, I do keep track of things to do on a specific day in a daily note. Today we’re going to look at a Craft eXtension that makes the process of moving tasks around between notes much easier. The Craft Todo Filter plugin…

  • Everything You Need to Know about Obsidian Sync

    Everything you need to know about obsidian sync

    Syncing Obsidian was hard and a bit buggy at first. Sure iCloud “worked” but sometimes a file would have a conflict or it would never show up. Sometimes the iCloud sync would take forever. As soon as I changed to Obsidian Sync everything started to work seamlessly. What You Get with Obsidian Sync Obsidian sync…

  • Supercharge Obsidian Automation with Obsidian Shortcut Launcher

    While Shortcuts used to be only for those Apple users that used their mobile devices heavily, macOS Monterey brought Shortcuts support to the desktop Apple experience. While Shortcuts on macOS started out buggy, it’s settled down now into a viable option for your macOS automation tool. Today we’re going to look at Obsidian Shortcut Launcher…

  • Craft + Readwise 101: Everything You Wanted To Know

    Since I’ve started using Readwise I’ve been reading more on Kindle again. It’s a good way for me to read a bit before bed and take decent notes without needing to bring another device with me to access Obsidian for my notes. Crucial to this process has been the Readwise Obsidian extension, but not everyone…

  • 1 Obsidian Mobile Tip You Need

    A while ago I showed off a few plugins that helped improve the mobile experience of Obsidian, today we’re going to show off one more. Customizable Page Header Buttons does exactly what you’d expect from the name of the plugin. It allows you to add buttons to the headings of your notes. To use this…

  • Simplify Obsidian Search with Vantage

    Yes, Obsidian has a great search syntax, and yes you should absolutely turn on the feature that has Obsidian explain what the search syntax you’re currently using is doing. But I still find myself struggling with search as it gets more complex, and this is where Vantage can step in and help you build better…