Slack

Description

This plugin allows you to send notifications to Slack channels when certain events in WordPress occur.

By default, there are two events that can be sent to Slack:

  1. When a post needs review (status transitioned to ‘pending’)
  2. When a post is published
  3. When there’s a new comment

It’s possible to add more events using slack_get_events filter. For more information check the doc.

Development of this plugin is done on GitHub. Pull requests are always welcome.

There are some extension plugins that notify events triggered by other plugins. Belows are some of them:

Screenshots

  • Integrations list. Yes, you can add more than one integration.
  • Edit integration screen.
  • Your channel get notified when some events occur.

FAQ

Installation Instructions
  1. Upload Slack plugin to your blog’s wp-content/plugins/ directory and activate.
  2. Add new Incoming WebHooks service in your Slack, the URL is https://<SUBDOMAIN>.com/services/new/incoming-webhook (replace <SUBDOMAIN> with your Slack’s subdomain). Once created, note the URL of the service (you’ll set it into integration entry in your WordPress).
  3. Go to Slack menu in your WordPress to add the integration (make sure you’re logged in as an Administrator).

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Contributors & Developers

“Slack” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Changelog

0.6.0

  • Fix spinner is not showing when sending test notification.
  • Convert HTML entities in Slack notifications.
  • Bump tested up to 4.7.3.
  • For developers, unit tests and end-to-end tests were added.

0.5.1

  • Removed bin directory for published plugin in WP.org. Props otto42

0.5.0

  • Added bot icon support

0.4.1

  • Fixed wrong text domain. Props jphorn

0.4.0

  • Added priority key in event type array
  • Make sure wp_insert_comment is invoked as late as possible by passing priority 999
  • Added comment text and linkable text to edit comment in notification message
  • Added post_pending_review event type
  • Added excerpt when a post needs review (status transitioned to ‘pending’)
  • Added excerpt when a post is published
  • Fixed typo

0.3.0

  • Add activate / deactivate link in row actions
  • More columns in integration list table

0.2.0

  • For default “When a post is published” and “When there is a new comment” events, limit the post type to “post”
  • Don’t send notification if message evaluates to false
  • Plugin’s banner
  • Put Slack URL in README

0.1.0

Initial release