- You can only post messages to Slack channels.
- HTTP-based requests have a 30-second timeout limit.
Authentication must be made through OAuth.
Tip: You can also create HTTP tasks to deliver messages to a Slack channel. See Create HTTP Task.
Open your plan in Plan View. Click a node to create a new task.
In the right panel, select Slack task.
In the Request tab, set the following parameters:
Parameter Description OAuth token The OAuth token to use for posting the message. Channel Paste one of the following values from the Slack workspace for where to post the message:
- Channel Name: Name of the channel as it appears in Slack.
- Channel ID: This value is available in the Settings page for the channel.
- Member ID: You can post the message to a specific user instead of posting to a channel. A user's member ID can be found in the user's Profile page in Slack.
The message to post.
Tip: Messages can include metadata information about the tasks in the current plan run. For more information, see Plan Metadata References.
- To test the message, click Test. A success message is displayed.
- You can rename the task. click More menu > Edit in the right panel.
- To add the task to the flow, click Save.