Creating Your First Slack Application
Slack integration allows EasyDiscuss to post messages via Incoming Webhooks API in real-time and its requires you to create an application with them. By integrating them, ensures you are kept informed of new activity on the site.
There are four types of APIs provided by Slack, though, we will only use Incoming Webhooks API for this integration. In this guide, we'll briefly guide you through your first Slack Application and there are few steps designated in this section:
Step 1 - Sign-In To Slack
Navigate to Slack.com and sign-in to your Slack team.
Step 2 - Creating Incoming Webhooks Integration
Start by creating an Incoming Webhook Integration in your Slack team.
Step 3 - Configuring Up Incoming Webhooks Integration
Next, choose a channel where your Incoming Webhook will post messages to. Once you are ready, click on Add Incoming WebHooks integration.
Step 4 - Authenticate Slack
Retrieve the Webhook URL located at Integration Settings section on Slack and enter it into EasyDiscuss Slack Autoposting section then click save. Make sure that Slack Integration is enabled.
Your Webhook URL should looks something like this:
And that's about it.