Slack

Synchronize Bricks activity in Slack

Why connect Slack to Bricks?

Slack allows you to create instant chats. This is the reference application for chatting with your team at work.

Bricks app is designed to organize your projects in different topics. It encourages more structured exchanges.

These two applications are therefore complementary in the exchanges that you have with the different actors of the projects that you lead. Integrating Slack with Bricks allows you to link your instant or more structured discussions so you do not miss anything.

Synchronize your Bricks workspace with your Slack channels allows you to keep all project employees informed when the following event occur:

  • Add or create a new task

  • A new comment

  • A task is completed

How to synchronize Bricks to a Slack channel?

To synchronize Bricks with your workspace you must be an administrator of the project

Then go to Project > Settings > integration

To add an integration, click on Add an integration and just follow the step

  • Step 1: Select Slack, we will have more services to sync from soon !

  • Step 2: Select the team(s) you want to synchronize in Slack

  • Step 3 : Choose the events you want to be reported in your Slack channel, such as:

    • New topics

    • Comments and documents sent by team members for each topic. In slack, you could directly see this comment, but also click on the link to go back to it in context.

    • Achieved tasks when one of the team members reports a task as completed

  • Step 4: you need to previously create a Webhook slack and paste it in the input. See how to do that in the following section

How to add an incoming Webhook in a slack channel?

  • Go to this page custom integrations page of your slack workspace the URL should be ending with apps/manage/custom-integrations

Click on apps
Choose custom integrationss
  • Choose Add incoming Webhooks integrations button

Click on Add to slack button
  • Choose a slack channel

Choose a slack channel to connect to
  • Copy the URL of the webhook that will be used for Bricks configurations.

Copy the webhook url to paste it in bricks

Multi-channel synchronizations and modification

You have the possibility to make several integrations of the same project. This allows you to sync your notifications to multiple Slacks workspaces or multiple channels in the same space.

It is also possible to pause or edit one of these connections at any time.

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Conclusion

You can now connect Bricks with Slack to link your work organization application with your slack channels. You can now receive your Bricks notifications in your slack channels and keep all your team members on board and aware of the latest changes.