How to enable Slack notifications

In this article, we will guide you through the steps for receiving Slack notifications from Semonto.

Screenshot of configuring Slack notification in Semonto

Step 1: Create an app in Slack

(You only have to do this once. If you already have a webhook and want to create another one, you can go straight to step 4.)

Screenshot of creating a slack app.

Step 2: Link to your workspace

  • Give the app a name (e.g., Semonto notifications).
  • Select your Slack workspace.
Screenshot of creating a slack app.

Step 3: Allow webhooks

In the next screen,

  • Select “Incoming webhooks”.
  • Activate incoming webhooks (switch).
Screenshot of allowing webhooks in a slack app.

Step 4: Create a new webhook

  • Select “Add new webhook to workspace”.
  • You can come back later to create as many as you want. You’ll need to create one webhook per channel, but you can also make multiple webhooks per channel if you want to link multiple notification groups in Semonto to Slack.
Screenshot of adding a webhook to a slack app.

Step 5: Specify the channel

In the next screen,

  • Select the channel in which you want the notifications from Semonto to appear.
  • Click “allow”.
Screenshot of allowing webhooks in a slack app.

Step 6:  Share the link with Semonto

  • Copy the webhook URL.
  • Log into Semonto.
  • Go to Notifications.
  • Select the notification you want to trigger Slack notifications from.
  • Enable Slack notifications with the switch.
  • Go to the Slack section and paste the webhook URL.
  • Done! Your notifications will now appear in your Slack channel.
  • Download our icon for your app.
Adding Slack webhooks in Semonto.

Step 7: Add as many channels as you want

  • The app will now appear in your Slack account.
  • You can configure it in more detail if you want.
  • For example to send Semonto notifications to multiple channels.

For more information, check the Slack help pages: https://api.slack.com/messaging/webhooks

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