Slack Send Simple Message

Send a Slack message


How to Use

This brick allows you to send a Slack message from PixieBrix.

👉 You need to set-up a slack webhook url to use this brick

When adding the brick, paste it into the hookUrl field. Add the text you want the bot to post in the text field.

To change the appearance of the account sending the message, use the botName field to set the name and the iconEmoji field to set the icon to an emoji on slack.

The target channel (or user) is set through the channel field, including the # before the channel name or the @ before the username.

If you want to format URLs to appear in slack better use this format: <URL|CAPTION>

Use cases

  • You want to send information from PixieBrix to a user or a channel on Slack through a webhook

Additional Resources


Inputs

Name Required Type Description
text string The text to send
slack slack/api integration
channel string #channel, or @username, or leave blank to use the default
link_names boolean If channel names and usernames should be turned into links/pings

Outputs

Name Required Type Description
No outputs for this brick defined.

Details

ID @pixies/slack/simple-message
Author @pixies
Version 1.0.3
Created Feb. 7, 2022
Updated June 13, 2022

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