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Use Bynder with Slack

The Slack integration allows you to easily search for your Bynder assets in Slack. Simply select the asset you're looking for and share it with a colleague via Slack. Find out below how you can start using Bynder in Slack.

The Slack integration allows you to easily search for your Bynder assets in Slack. Read more about this integration on the Slack App Directory.

  1. Visit our Slack integration page and click Add to Slack. You will be redirected to the Slack installation wizard.

  2. Enter your workspace’s Slack URL.

  3. Use one of the available sign in methods to login to the Slack workspace of your organization.

  4. Check the requested app permissions and click Authorize if you accept this.

  5. If the installation was successful you will get to see the Bynder has successfully been installed message. If not, read the error message and try again.

  1. Open Slack and go to one of your chats.

  2. Enter /bynder login YourPortalURL.com

  3. Click the Connect Bynder account link that will be displayed in Slack. You will be redirected to the portal in your browser.

  4. Login to the portal.

  5. Grant the Compact View access to Bynder by clicking Yes. This will allow the Compact View to fetch the assets from the portal. If the connection has been set up correctly, you will get to see the message You have successfully logged in.

  6. Return to Slack and you can now start using the Slack integration.

There are two ways to search for assets. If you don't want to leave Slack, use keywords to find the assets you need.

When you prefer using your portal's filters and search bar, use the Compact View in your browser. Select your preferred method below.

  1. Open the Slack chat where you want to send a Bynder asset.

  2. Enter /bynder keyword

    Replace keyword with your own keyword. All assets that match your keyword will be returned in a horizontal carousel view.

  3. Search for the asset you need by clicking Next to see the next assets in line. You can always go back to the previous one by clicking Previous.

  4. Click Send once you've found the asset you want to share.

  5. (Optional) Repeat these steps if you want to share more assets.

  1. Open the Slack chat where you want to send a Bynder asset.

  2. Enter /bynder browse

  3. Click the Open browser button that will appear in Slack. You will be redirected to the Compact View of your portal in the browser.

  4. Use the available filters or search bar to find the assets you would like to send, select them and click + Add media. The assets will be shared in your Slack chat.

You can easily share assets from a collection. Search for the whole collection if you're not sure which asset to share. If you do already know which asset to pick from your collection, you can add additional keywords, so that only specific assets from your collection will be returned.

Select your preferred method below.

  1. Enter /bynder collection=name to have all assets from a collection returned.

    Replace name with the name of your collection. This will return all assets that are inside the collection.

    Note

    You can only share your own created collections and not the collections that were shared with you.

  2. Look for the asset you want to share by browsing through your collection using the Next and Previous button.

  3. Click Send once you've found the asset you want to share.

  4. (Optional) Repeat these steps if you want to share more assets.

  1. Enter /bynder collection=name keyword to have specific assets from a collection returned.

    Replace name with the name of your collection and replace keyword with a metadata keyword your asset is tagged with. This will return the assets in the collection that match your search criteria.

    Note

    You can only share your own created collections and not the collections that were shared with you.

  2. Look for the asset you want to share by browsing through your the results using the Next and Previous button.

  3. Click Send once you've found the asset you want to share.

  4. (Optional) Repeat these steps if you want to share more assets.

You can easily logout and disconnect your Bynder portal from your Slack account.

  1. Open any Slack chat.

  2. Enter /bynder logout

  3. If successful, you will get to see the message You successfully logged out.

Your feedback is important and helps us to keep improving our Slack integration. You can easily leave your feedback in Slack.

  1. Enter /bynder feedback YOUR FEEDBACK

  2. Replace YOUR FEEDBACK with the feedback you want to share with us.

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