Slack Message Trigger
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Written by Jake Rosenthal
Updated over a week ago

How to set up and use trigger

Run the workflow when a message is posted in a Slack channel. Follow these steps:

*For more information on the integration needed, visit the related article in the Integrations collection.

  1. Add a Slack Message Trigger: Create a workflow with a Slack Message Trigger, use an existing workflow with a Slack Message Trigger, or change an existing workflow's trigger type to a Slack Message Trigger.

  2. Add Slack connection: If you haven't already, connect your Slack account to Cassidy.

  3. Choose the Message Event Type: Select either "Message in Channel" to run the workflow when a message is posted in a Slack channel, or "Direct Message" to trigger the workflow when a direct message is sent to Cassidy.

  4. Select the Channel (if Message in Channel): If you chose "Message in Channel", select the Slack channel where you want the trigger to listen for messages.


    โ€‹*Private channels will only be visible once Cassidy has been added to them. In the desired channel, send: /invite @Cassidy

  5. Activate the trigger: In the Slack Message Trigger block, click the toggle switch to turn it on.

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