How to connect BlogIn with Slack

You can connect your BlogIn account with your Slack account and receive updates in Slack when something new and relevant to you has been posted on BlogIn. You can also use /blogin slash command to post content back to BlogIn from Slack. 

Integrating BlogIn with Slack is easy and it only takes a minute.

Creating integration from BlogIn side

The easiest way to connect your BlogIn and Slack accounts is to log in to your BlogIn account and go to your Profile page. On the profile page, scroll down to Integrations tab, click on it to open and show available integrations and click on Add Slack Integration link.

The next step is to choose which BlogIn events you want to receive in Slack. There are currently 4 BlogIn events available:

  • New user joined event is triggered whenever a new user joins the blog and is only available to blog Administrators.
  • New post published event is triggered whenever a new post is published in any of the categories you choose.
  • New comment or reply event is triggered when someone comments on one of the posts you follow.
    Since this event is related to you and the posts you follow, it usually makes sense to receive this notification as a private message or in a private channel on Slack.
  • New mention is triggered when someone mentions you in a post, page or comment on BlogIn.
    Since this event is related to you, it usually makes sense to receive this notification as a private message or in a private channel on Slack.

Click the Connect to Slack button when you are ready to proceed.

The next step brings the Slack integration authorization page where you choose Slack team you want to connect with and where (in which Slack channel) you want to receive updates from BlogIn for the events you chose. If you are not logged into Slack, you will have to log in to your account first.

Click the green Authorize button to complete the integration.

That's it, your BlogIn and Slack account are now linked.

Here is how your notifications will appear in Slack

You can use /blogin slash command to post content back to BlogIn from Slack. For exampl, you can use /blogin comment [comment text] command to post comments to BlogIn posts from Slack.

For the list of all available commands type /blogin help in any Slack channel.

Got Questions?

If you have any questions feel free to contact us via email info@blogin.co or Twitter.