Slack Send Message Version 1

This handler posts a message in a specific slack channel. This handler is also capable of responding to a message within a specific channel via thread, if the user desires, and possess the message's respective thread id. In order to use this handler, you must first create a Slack application and an API Token (information on how to do this is below).

Creating a Slack API Token

1) Go to https://api.slack.com 2) Create a New App - Give it a Descriptive name (ie. Kinetic Task Handler) - Register the 'Development Slack Team' as the Team you wish to post to 3) Add the 'send message as user' permission under 'Add features and functionality' > 'Permissions' - Can also create/give permission to 'send message as bot' if you would prefer messages be sent under a separate username 4) Under 'Install your app to your team', click 'Install App' and authorize it 5) Under 'Settings' > 'Install App' (in the navigation bar on the left side of the page), copy the OAuth Access Token from the page and use it for the Handler's token info value

Parameters

Name Description
Channel Channel for a specific team where you are posting to.
Message Text Text you want to send in a message.
Thread Id If desired, the id of a Slack thread to send the message as a reply to the thread.

Sample Configuration

Name Description
Channel
Message Text
Thread Id

Results

Name Description
Thread Id The id for the thread of the currently created message.

Changelog

Slack Send Message (2017-06-28)

  • Initial version. See README for details.


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