Customize invocation term?
meyerdenney last edited by
I'm guessing this is prevented by Alexa's APIs, but is it possible to change the invocation phrase to something shorter, such as just "trigger"?
The word "trigger" is reserved by IFTTT.
Also, from Amazon's documentation:
One-word invocation names are not allowed, unless:
- The invocation name is unique to your brand/intellectual property, or
- (German skills only) The invocation name is a compound of two or more words. In this case, the word must form an actual word in the skill's language to ensure that Alexa can recognize it.
Xander last edited by
There's another thread here about setting up IFTTT. Do it.
Nothing against TriggerCMD's own skill but it's a lot easier to say "Alexa, trigger ___" than it is to say "Alexa, ask TriggerCMD to run ____". I've got almost all my commands set up this way. Once you've got the first IFTTT applet set up, the rest are mostly copy/paste.
I like Xander's idea if you have Alexa. If you have a Google Home, you can setup a shortcut and say anything you want, like:
Hey Google, foobar
You just have to setup a shortcut called foobar for "ask TRIGGERcmd to run foo on bar" (for example).