Using The Slack Integration

Notifications from StatusCake to Slack

Inside StatusCake:

  • Go to the Integrations page on StatusCake.
  • Select Slack from the 3rd Party Service dropdown

 

  • Click the “Add to Slack” button to begin the integration setup.

 

  • You’ll be presented with an authorisation screen. Select the Slack channel you wish for alerts to be posted and click “Allow”.
  • All done! You’ll be redirected back to StatusCake where you’ll find your integration has been created.

On the StatusCake App:

  • Go to the Integrations section
  • Scroll down and in the Pull Service URLs copy the StatusCake URL for Slack

Within the Slack window:

  • Go to “Your Account”
  • In the Slack App menu, scroll down to “Settings and Administration” and click
  • Next click “Configure Apps” to the left of the Customize (Workspace name) option.
  • In the “Manage” menu, select “Configure Apps”
  • Add a new outgoing webhook configuration, if you don’t see this already, you’ll need to create one.
  • Optionally pick a channel (or use “All”)
  • Pick your Trigger Word(s), We’d suggest something like “StatusCake”
  • Put the URL you copied from StatusCake in the URL(s) box

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