Advice and answers from the Hive Team

  • Drag and drop your Hive actions to our Slack panel to share them in Slack with all the key details
  • Create Hive actions from Slack using /action slash command

With this integration, your chat and actions are better connected than ever! Check it out:

And here's a step by step guide to doing it yourself:

Connecting to your Slack account

First, you need to connect your Slack account in Hive. To do that, you:

  1. Go to the Hive main menu
  2. Select "Integrations"
  3. At the top, you will see the Slack logo, click it to connect
  4. It will open a new window where you sign into your Slack account, select the team you want to connect, and authorize the account
  5. You're done! Now, you are connected to Slack :)

Share a Hive Action in Slack

Next, you will want to share your first action in Slack. Here's how:

  1. Go to the messaging panel
  2. Click the triangle in the upper left corner of the panelĀ 
  3. Select "Slack" and a new column will appear that shows a list of all Slack channels and team members
  4. Drag an action over the name of the Slack channel or person you want to know about the action
  5. Boom! Magically, all the details of your action appear in Hive

Creating Hive Actions in SlackĀ 

Finally, you will want to make actions in Slack using slash commands. Whenever you are chatting with someone in Slack, you can now turn it into actionable next steps! It's so easy to do:

  1. In Slack, click on the person you want to create an action for
  2. Type "/action" and the title of the action you want to create and press enter
  3. That's it! The action will automatically appear on that person's My Action list!

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