How to configure the Slack Integration¶
Adding the Toucan Toco bot to Slack¶
This step does not require a specific role on the Slack workspace.
Creating the bot¶
First step is to go to https://api.slack.com/apps?new_app=1, select From an app manifest and the targeted Slack workspace, then paste the following lines into the YAML manifest.
_metadata: major_version: 1 minor_version: 1 display_information: name: Toucan Toco description: Access your compelling data story directly from Slack background_color: "#424040" features: app_home: home_tab_enabled: false messages_tab_enabled: false messages_tab_read_only_enabled: true bot_user: display_name: Toucan Toco always_online: true oauth_config: scopes: bot: - chat:write - files:write - channels:read - groups:read - mpim:read - im:read settings: org_deploy_enabled: false socket_mode_enabled: false
Adding the Toucan logo¶
Installing the bot to the Slack Workspace¶
Giving access to a channel¶
The bot is only allowed to see and post messages in channels he has been invited to.
To invite the bot to a specific channel, go into the channel and type /invite @Toucan Toco