“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 service.

  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 Short.cm account. connect-account

  6. Go to your Short.cm account.

  7. Open Integrations&API page. integrations-api

  8. Copy API key. shortcm-api-key

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

  10. After an account is on, continue. connect-account-and-save

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

  12. Skip the test.

  13. Search for Buffer and click its icon. slack

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

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

  16. After an account is on, continue. save-continue

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

  18. Skip test and Finish.

  19. Turn on your Zap. turn-on-slack-zap

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

Watch a video-guide on how to customize Short.cm and Slack Zap.