Slack

Glo's Slack integration allows you to connect your boards with your Slack workspace, which will help you manage your projects from within Slack.

Create and edit Glo cards on-the-fly.

Benefits

  • Create Glo cards from Slack
  • Use card links to generate card previews in Slack
  • Update card title, description, assignees, labels, and the column of a card you're currently viewing in Slack

Installing Glo Boards Slack Integration

To install the Glo Boards Slack integration, click this handy button: Add to Slack

From the Slack app installation window, review the permissions and click .

This redirects to your GitKraken login where you may review permissions and authorize the application.

This redirects to your GitKraken login where you may review permissions and authorize the application.

After clicking , you will be dropped into Slack - equipped with Glo Slack features!

You'll find a message from @glo_boards tohelp get you started with Slack Integration features.


Slack Integration Features

Copy Link of your Glo card on your Glo board, and paste the details in a message to @glo_boards in Slack.

Links you post to Slack will unfurl with a card preview image including:

  • Card name
  • Associated labels
  • Assignee(s)
  • Due date
  • Task number and progress bar
  • Milestone
  • Indication of a linked PR

The card description will also be included in the post, as well as current column association and board name.

Edit Card

Select from the unfurled link to make changes to your Glo card from within Slack.

A modal of the card will allow you to:

  • Edit card Name
  • Edit card Desription
  • Add or remove Labels association by toggling the dropdown arrow to populate a list of available labels.
  • Add or remove Assignees by toggling the dropdown arrow to populate a list of external and invited members of the board.
  • Advance the card to a new Column by toggline the doprdown arrow for a list of columns associated with your Glo board.

Selecting in the lower righthand corner of the modal will save your changes. Your edits will reflect on your Glo board immediately.

View Pull Request

Click to view a PR that's associated with a card in GitHub.

View Card

Selecting on your unfurled card link in Slack will bring you to your Glo board in a new tab.

Your Glo card details panel will be in view on your board. All changes made from in Slack will immediately reflect on your board.

Create cards in Slack

By using the /createcard slash command, you can create a Glo card from Slack.

After calling the command by typing /createcard {card name}, set the board and column.

Once you have selected a board and column, hit the button to create your card and have a link of it posted in your current Slack channel.