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Slack Integration for StatsLab

StatsLab now supports integration with Slack for certain functions, starting with version 3.06 (compatible with OOTP18, OOTP19, and OOTP20).

Configure Slack to Accept StatsLab Notifications

In Slack:

  • Log in to Slack as a workspace administrator
  • From your workspace menu, choose Administration -> Workspace Settings
    • This will open a new browser tab/window for your Slack workspace to the Settings & Permissions page.
  • In the left navigation bar, choose “Configure apps”
    • This will open a new browser tab/windor titled Apps.
  • From the left navigation menu, choose Custom Integrations
  • You should have something titled “Incoming Webhooks”. If not, you’ll need to install/enable it first
  • Click “Incoming Webhooks”
  • On the left, click “Add Configuration”
  • In the Post to Channel box, you’ll be asked to choose a default channel to post to. Pick a channel and then click Add Incoming WebHooks integration
    • Note that StatsLab has settings to override the default channel specified here.
  • The new webhook setting will be created and you will see information about how to configure an incoming Webhook.
    • Copy the entire Webhook URL, and save it somewhere.
  • Find the Customize Name field and enter something like “StatsLab Integration”. You can also change other things like the Descriptive Label and Customize the icon. A preview message updates with any changes.
    • Be sure to click “Save Settings”!

Configure StatsLab to Send to Slack

In StatsLab:

  • Log in to StatsLab as an administrator
  • Go to the main Admin page, and scroll to the bottom section titled Slack Configuration
  • Paste the Webhook URL into the Slack Service URL field.
  • Optionally:
    • Override the Custom Name field with a Slack Username
    • Override the Slack Icon with an icon here. “:baseball:” is a recommended option.
    • Override the Slack channel that you chose when creating the integration in Slack.
      • For testing purposes, you can use something like “@username” to send it to yourself.