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Slack Integration Details

Launched on Zapier January 16, 2014

Simplify your team's communication with Zapier’s Slack integration. Zapier integrations, called Zaps, let Slack interact with other apps you use. You can automatically send messages when something happens in another app or use your Slack message to set off automated tasks. You can even use Zaps to spin up homemade, no-code bots.

Here are some creative ways to use Slack and Zapier:

  • Keep your team updated by sending messages to specific channels when people fill out your form on SurveyMonkey, Typeform, or Google Forms.
  • Effortlessly manage your to-dos by adding new starred Slack messages to Todoist, Trello, Jira, or other project management apps.
  • Archive Slack messages with specific keywords or emoji reactions in Google Sheets or Excel Online for safe-keeping.
  • Send a Slack message to congratulate team members whenever they win Pipedrive deals.

Zapier combines Triggers (like "New Starred Message") and Actions (like "Send Direct Message") to complete an action in one app when a trigger occurs in another app. These combos—called "Zaps"—complete your tasks automatically.

The following Slack Triggers, Searches, and Actions are supported by Zapier:

New Starred Message

Triggers when you star a message.

New Message Posted to Channel

Triggers when a new message is posted to a specific #channel you choose.

New Public Message Posted Anywhere

Triggers when a new message is posted to any public channel.

New Channel

Triggers whenever a new #channel is created.

New Pushed Message

Triggers when you click the "Push to Zapier" button from a message in Slack.

New Mention

Triggers when a username or highlight word is mentioned in a public #channel.

New User

Triggers when a new Slack user is created / first joins your org.

New File

Triggers when a new file is uploaded to your workspace.

New Team Custom Emoji

Triggers when a custom emoji has been added to a team.

New Reaction Added

Triggers when a reaction (aka reactji) is added to a message in a public #channel.

New Message Posted to Private Channel

Triggers when a new message is posted to a specific #private-channel or multi-dm.

Send Direct Message

Send a direct message to a user or yourself from the Slackbot.

Send Channel Message

Post a new message to a specific #channel you choose.

Add Reminder

Adds a reminder for yourself or a teammate, just like the /remind slash command.

Set Channel Topic

Sets the topic on a selected channel.

Invite New User

Invite a new User to your Slack workspace. Uses legacy tokens.

Set Status

Sets your Slack status to the given text and emoji.

Update Profile

Update basic profile fields such as name or title

Invite User To Channel

Invite an existing User to an existing Channel. You must be a member of the channel to invite someone to it.

Send Private Channel Message

Post a new message to a private channel you choose.

Create Channel

Creates a new channel.

Find Message

Finds a Slack message using the Slack Search feature.

Find User by Email

Finds a user by matching against their email instead of their username.

Find User by Username

Finds a user by their username.

Find User by Name

Finds a user by matching against their real name instead of their username.

Find User by ID

Finds a user by their ID.

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