“Slack + Short.cm” Zap

Slack app is a powerful and known tool for organization of information exchange. It suits for big as well as small work teams or thematic communities and allows to simplify and automatize a communication process.

To make Slack usage more convenient, Short.cm provides Zapier integration for Slack.

Shortening a new branded link you can send it to certain Slack channel automatically. Thereby your teammates will receive a new short link when it has been created for some domain.

Follow the instrucrion to configure Short.cm and Slack integration:

  1. Go to Zapier.

  2. Choose Make a Zap. make-zap

  3. Search for Short.cm and click its icon. short-cm-zapier

  4. Turn on trigger and continue. turn-on-trigger

  5. If you configure this Zap for the first time, you need to connect your Short.cm account. connect-account

  6. Go to your Short.cm account.

  7. Open User Menu. user-men

  8. Choose "Integrations & API" tab. integrations

  9. Copy API key. shortcm-api-key

  10. Paste API key to connect Short.cm account. Continue. pate-api-key

  11. When account is on, continue.

  12. Choose a domain and continue. choose-domain-zap

  13. Pick a sample of the link to test. sample-link

  14. Now you need to add an action. Search for Slack and click its icon. slack

  15. Choose an action depending on your needs. The example is Send direct message. slack-action

  16. Connect your Slack account. connect-account-slack

  17. When account is on, continue. save-continue

  18. Fill in necessary fields to send a short link. Continue. slack-fields

  19. Send a test to make sure you've made a correct setup.

notes

Important: Turn on your Zap.

When a link is shortened, Slack automatically sends it to recipients.