How to Summarize News Article Content Using ChatGPT and Convert Summary into Audio

In this article, we will be discussing how to use Pabbly-Connect and ChatGPT to summarize RSS feed content into audio. We will go over the steps involved in creating a workflow that can extract content from RSS feeds, summarize it, and then convert it to an audio file using Lisntr API. This workflow can be used to automate the process of summarizing RSS feeds and help you save time by providing you with an audio summary that you can listen to on-the-go.


What is Pabbly-Connect?

Pabbly-Connect is an automation tool that allows you to create workflows that can automate repetitive tasks. With Pabbly-Connect, you can create workflows that can connect different applications and services, automate data transfer, and perform various other tasks.

What is Listnr?

Listnr is a powerful text-to-speech software that allows users to easily convert written text into audio files. The Listnr API allows us to integrate into our system workflow and automate the audio creation process.

How to Summarize News Article Content Using ChatGPT and Convert Summary into Audio

Step 1: Sign up for Pabbly-Connect

The first step is to sign up for Pabbly-Connect if you haven’t already. You can sign up for a free account by clicking on the link in the video description. If you already have a Pabbly-Connect account, you can skip this step and move on to the next one.

Step 2: Clone the Workflow

Once you have signed up for Pabbly-Connect, you can clone the workflow by placing the order here (free). As soon as you clone, you can find the workflow in your Pabbly-Connect account. If you don’t see it, you can let me know in the comments.

Step 3: Configure the RSS Feed Trigger

After cloning the workflow, you will see that the RSS feed trigger has already been configured. You can customize the trigger by entering the RSS feed URL of the publication you want to extract content from.

Step 4: Scrap the Article and Get the Content

Once the trigger is configured, the next step is to scrap the article and get the content. Since the RSS feed only provides the link to the article, we need to extract the content from the link. We can do this using a custom API. The custom API used in this workflow is RapidAPI. You can sign up for a free account and subscribe to the API. Once you have subscribed, you can provide the article link in the API and get the article text.

Signup for RapidAPI – Article Data Extraction and Text Mining

Step 5: Summarize the Article

Now that we have the article text, we can summarize it using ChatGPT. ChatGPT is a language model developed by OpenAI that can generate human-like responses to prompts. The prompt used in this workflow is provided below. You can copy the prompt and paste it into ChatGPT. You can also customize the prompt to get better results.

Act as you're a cleaver, expert content writer, and you'll assist me in summarizing the article in the best way possible with proper content structuring. /n/n Article: /n/n {{you_can_map_content_here}} 

Step 6: Convert the Text to Audio

Once we have the summary of the article, we can convert it to audio using Lisntr API. Lisntr is a Text to Speech API that allows us to convert text to audio. We can use one of the available voice IDs in Lisntr to choose the voice we want to use in the audio file.

Step 7: Send the Audio File to WhatsApp

Finally, we can send the audio file to WhatsApp using a template. The template used in this workflow is provided below. You can copy the template and customize it to send the audio file to your number. The header document URL will be the Mp3 file that we get from the Lisntr API. The file name should be the article title with an Mp3 extension.

WhatsApp API Template:

*New article published on* {{1}}. 
*Article link:* {{2}}


*Here is the audio file:* {{3}}

*Here is the article summary:*



_*--Workflow credits - Manoj*_


In conclusion, automating the process of summarizing RSS feeds using Pabbly-Connect, ChatGPT, and Lisntr API can save a significant amount of time and effort for content consumers. By following the simple steps outlined in this article, you can set up a workflow that extracts content from RSS feeds, summarizes it using ChatGPT, and converts it to an audio file using Lisntr API. The resulting audio summary can be easily accessed and consumed on-the-go, making it a convenient solution for busy individuals. With the power of automation at your fingertips, you can streamline your RSS feed workflow and stay up-to-date with the latest content without having to spend hours reading through articles.

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