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2015-09-16 20:02:22 -0500 answered a question What would the best way to integrate the hosted version of askbot with slack be?

I created this plugin for self hosted instances, using Slack Webhooks: It works by using Django's Signals on the Post model and calling the web hook on create. It is really easy to setup and configure:

  1. pip install askbot_slack
  2. Add 'askbot_slack.SlackMiddleware' to MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES of Askbot's
  3. Add the file to the class path with the following properties and your Slack config values:


It would work with hosted instances; you just need the maintainer to set it up.