Easy Digital Downloads – Slack Notifications

Description

This plugin requires Easy Digital Downloads to be installed and activated on your site. It will NOT function without it.

Easy Digital Downloads – Slack notifications plugin send a notification to your Slack channel whenever a sale occurs on your Easy Digital Downloads store.

Presently notifications is only sent when a sale occurs on our site.
More notifications will still be added.

Note

  1. You need to have the Easy Digital Downloads plugin installed and activated on your WordPress site
  2. You need to create a Slack channel the notifications will be sent to and also create a Webhook URL for the channel.

Suggestions / Feature Request

If you have suggestions or a new feature request, feel free to get in touch with me via the contact form on my website here

You can also follow me on Twitter! @tubiz

Contribute

To contribute to this plugin feel free to fork it on GitHub Easy Digital Downloads – Slack Notifications on GitHub

Screenshots

  • Plugin Settings Page
  • Notification Example

Installation

Automatic Installation

  • Login to your WordPress Admin area
  • Go to “Plugins > Add New” from the left hand menu
  • In the search box type “Easy Digital Downloads – Slack Notifications”
  • From the search result you will see “Easy Digital Downloads – Slack Notifications” click on “Install Now” to install the plugin
  • A popup window will ask you to confirm your wish to install the Plugin.
  • Click “Proceed” to continue the installation. The resulting installation screen will list the installation as successful or note any problems during the install.
  • If successful, click “Activate Plugin” to activate it.
  • Open the settings page for “Easy Digital Downloads” and click the “Slack” tab.
  • Configure the “Easy Digital Downloads – Slack Notifications” settings. See details below.

Manual Installation

  1. Download the plugin zip file
  2. Login to your WordPress Admin. Click on “Plugins > Add New” from the left hand menu.
  3. Click on the “Upload” option, then click “Choose File” to select the zip file from your computer. Once selected, press “OK” and press the “Install Now” button.
  4. Activate the plugin.

* Open the settings page for “Easy Digital Downloads” and click the “Slack” tab.
* Configure the “Easy Digital Downloads – Slack Notifications” settings. See details below.

Configure the plugin

To configure the plugin, go to Easy Digital Downloads > Settings¬†from the left hand menu, then click “Slack” from the top tab.

  • Enable Slack Notifications – check the box to enable Easy Digital Downloads – Slack Notifications.
  • Channel Name – enter the name of the Channel notifications should be sent to e.g. #edd
  • Description – enter the url of the webhook created for the channel above. This can be created here
  • Click on Save Changes for the changes you made to be effected.

FAQ

What Do I Need To Use The Plugin
  1. You need to have the Easy Digital Downloads plugin installed and activated on your WordPress site
  2. You need to create Slack channel the notifications will be posted to and also create a Webhook URL for the Channel.

Contributors & Developers

“Easy Digital Downloads – Slack Notifications” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.1.0

  • New: Add support for custom bot name and custom bot icon
  • Fix: Remove Slack tab from the Settings page, the plugin setting is now located in the Extensions tab
  • Fix: Currency symbol formatting issue
  • Fix: Deactivation of plugin when Easy Digital Downloads is updated

1.0.0

  • First release