How to Use Slack Mentions in Notifications

With PublishPress Planner Pro, can you use Slack notifications and take advantage of Slack's mentions feature.

You can use mentions by adding this to your notifications:


You should replace UAFBXS515 with the Slack user's ID

To find a Slack user ID, follow these steps:

  1. Click on a user name within Slack.
  2. Click on “View profile” in the menu that appears.
  3. Click the more icon “…”
  4. Click on “Copy Member ID.”

This image shows how your notification could be configured:

Slack Notification Result
Slack Notification Result

This notification shows how the end result would appear in your Slack channel:

Slack Notification Result 1
Slack Notification Result 1