Add Incoming Webhook to Slack

Here are the instructions to create a new webhook in Slack. This incoming webhook is needed for an OpenWhisk action to post messages to Slack.

  1. Under “Apps & Integrations”, search for “Incoming Webhooks”:

Incoming WebHooks

  1. Add a new WebHook using “Add Configuration”:

Incoming WebHooks Configuration

  1. Choose a desired channel with the dropdown box “Choose a channel” or “create a new channel” followed by “Add Incoming WebHooks integration”:

Incoming WebHooks Integration

  1. Under “Integration Settings”, make note of “Webhook URL” which will be used in next step. You can customize username and icon with “Customize Name” and “Customize Icon”:

Integration Setting