Setting Up Activity Feeds in Slack

Roles: Admins

Activity feeds in Slack display new Cards and Boards added to Guru in a channel of your choosing. Keeping track of new content in Slack encourages adoption, as it reassures your team that the account is a resource that's constantly evolving to meet their needs.

How to Set Up an Activity Feed in Slack

NOTE: You must be a Guru Admin to set up a Guru activity feed in Slack.

  • Type help admin in your direct message with the Guru App in Slack (@guru). This will show you all the Admin Slack bot functionality. The first option describes the process of setting up and removing Slack feeds (see below):

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  • Click the "List Feeds" box or type list feeds and press enter to list all feeds that are set up in your account

  • Type create general feed #channel and press enter to set up a feed that sends all new Cards and Boards to the specified channel.

    • If you have access to multiple Collections, the Guru App in Slack will prompt you with a button for each Collection.

  • Type create board feed #channel to set up a feed that sends notifications when a card is added to the specified board.

    • TIP: The URL is the URL of the Board that you would like to push updates to the feed.

  • To remove a feed, type remove feed xxxx where 'xxxx' is the feed ID you'd like to remove.

If your team is utilizing Collections, you will have the option to create activity feeds on a Collection by Collection basis.