How To - Connect to Slack

Summary: Once you’ve connected your cloud storage service (Dropbox or Google Drive) you can connect Ziflow to Slack. Ziflow’s Slack Zibots can automatically perform actions in Slack when the activity takes place in files and folders in your cloud storage.

Where is the feature applied? To connect to Slack with Ziflow you need to click on the “Connections” tab and then click on “Applications” tab before selecting “Slack” from the “Connect Application” list.

How does it work?

Once you have selected “Slack” from the list you will need to follow the onscreen steps highlighted below.

Step 1: You will be asked for your Slack URL and then asked to login to Slack using your credentials.


Step 2: You will be asked if you authorize Ziflow to access your Slack account. (The warning triangles highlight the areas of Slack that Ziflow is requesting access)

Select “Authorize” to proceed.

You're done … you should now see your Slack connection under the “Applications” tab in the “Connections” area.

If you desire you are also able to rename the Basecamp account inside Ziflow

Additional information:

  • Now you have added Basecamp to your Ziflow connections you can start using the Slack Zibots alongside the other Zibots to automate tasks and update Slack.

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