Integrate Slack with Releases

Brienne Wong
Brienne Wong
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You can connect your Slack account to zeroheight and use it in conjunction with our Releases feature. This will allow you to notify teammates in Slack about new updates to your design system.

Connect Slack

1) Go to Your team

Your team is hovered over in the user menu

2) Under Integrations, click Connect next to Slack

Your team page with the Integrations section

2) Click Allow

Slack authorization page

Your company may have additional controls in place for adding apps to your Slack workspace. If you are unable to add the app to your workspace, reach out to your Slack workspace administrator.

3)Your Slack account is connected to zeroheight

Slack is connected to zeroheight

Set up Slack notifications

1) Click the ... and open the Styleguide settings

three dots menu to find Styleguide Settings

2) Go to the Integrations section

Integrations section in the styelguide settings

2) Check the box next to New release notifications and select the channel you want to post in

New releases notification box checked and Slack channel options

4) Click Save

Send Slack notification

1) From the homepage, click the 🚀 icon to open the Manage Releases menu

Pink arrow pointing to the rocket icon in zeroheight

2) Click Create release

Pink arrow pointing Create release function

3) You can now create a new release of your styleguide.

Blank release in zeroheight

4) Enter the name of the release. The box to Send a Slack notification will be selected. You can uncheck the box to not send a notification.

👉 Note: Notifications cannot be sent for hidden releases.

Release with a name in zeroheight

4) Click Confirm

5) You’ve received a notification about your new release in Slack!

Slack app with Releases announcements

FAQs

Can I post to private channels?

Not yet.

Can I edit the message that gets posted to Slack?

No, not yet.

Will releases be integrated with Microsoft Teams?

It is something we may consider in the future.

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