The Slack integration is only available for Business and Enterprise customers. Upgrade your plan to use the Slack integration.

Admins can enable the Slack integration for their Organization. The Slack integration informs your team about changes and updates in Abstract.

Abstract is available in the Slack app directory.

How to set up the Slack integration

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To integrate Slack with Abstract:

  1. Open the Abstract app (desktop or web).
  2. Select Integrations in the left side pane.
  3. Click CONNECT.
  4. Choose the Slack workspace you’d like to integrate with Abstract in the top right corner.
    • Note: You may need to sign in with your Slack credentials.
  5. Click Authorize.

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You’ll then set the default slack Channel:

  1. Open the Abstract app again.
  2. Select Integrations in the left side pane.
  3. Select the Slack integration.
  4. Select your default channel under Default Slack Channel.
  5. Click SAVE CHANGES.

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How to turn on Project updates

Once the Slack integration is set up, you can turn on Slack notifications for specific Projects in your Organization.

To turn on updates for a Project:

  1. Open the Abstract app (desktop or web).
  2. Select Integrations in the left side pane.
  3. Select the Slack integration.
  4. Click Per-Project Channels in the left side pane.
  5. Click ADD PROJECT CHANNEL.
  6. Select the Project and which Slack channel you’d like to be notified in.
    • Note: To turn off Project updates, select the Project and toggle Disable notifications for Project to green.
  7. Click SAVE PROJECT CHANNEL.

You’ll receive updates about this Project in the Slack channel you selected.

Slack notifications for Private Projects

By default, Slack notifications are OFF for Private Projects. You can turn them ON in Per-Project Channels settings.

My Slack notifications aren’t working.

If you’re looking for notifications from a Private Project, you’ll need to turn Slack notifications ON. By default, Slack notifications are OFF for Private Projects.

If you’re still having issues, reach out to Support.

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