Using The Slack Integration

Notifications from StatusCake to Slack

Inside Slack:

  • In the Slack App menu, scroll down and click the “Customize Slack” option.
  • Next click “Configure Apps” to the left.
  • In the “Manage” menu, select “Custom Integrations”
  • Add a new incoming web hook configuration, if you don’t see this already, you’ll need to create one.
  • Copy the URL with the Token that’s provided.

Inside StatusCake:

  • Go to the Integrations section
  • Select Slack in the drop down
  • Insert your Token URL, and optionally type a channel name to send slack to
  • You must add an “Alias” (Name for the integration) – or the integration will not work
  • Save and then add this 3rd party service to any contact group of your choice under the “Push Notifications” field

StatusCake Key Stats to Slack

We’ve also added the ablity to query your StatusCake accounts key statistics right from inside Slack. No need to go to StatusCake every time you want to see what sites (if any) are down from your account. To get started with this –

Inside StatusCake:

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

Inside Slack:

  • Go to “Your Account”
  • In the Slack App menu, scroll down and click the “Customize Slack” option.
  • In the “Manage” menu, select “Custom Integrations.
  • Add a new outgoing web hook configuration, if you don’t see this already, you’ll need to create one.
  • Optionally pick 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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