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Use posts in Slack
Posts let you create, edit, and share fully-formatted documents directly in Slack. They’re a great way to share and collaborate on long-form content — like project plans or meeting notes.
Note: You can view posts on Slack’s mobile apps, but you’ll need to use Slack on your desktop to create and edit them.
Create a post
From your desktop, click the
lightning bolt icon in the bottom left of the message field to open the shortcuts menu. Under Slack, select
Create a post. Enter a title and begin typing. Your work will be saved automatically.
Access your posts
From your desktop, you can see a list of all the posts you've created.
Files at the top of your left sidebar to open the Files browser. Click
. Filter Open the
File type drop-down menu, then select Posts.
Share a post
Open your post by clicking the
Edit in new window icon. Click
Share in, search for a channel or person to share your post with. If you'd like to allow shared editing, check the box next to
Let others edit this post.
Copy a link to a post
To get a link to your post, use the steps below:
Open your post.
In the top right, click the
three dots icon. Click
Edit a post
Once you've created a post, you can use the steps below to edit it.
Open the post and make your changes.
Once you’re finished, click
Enable shared editing
To let other members to edit your post, you can allow shared editing. Only one person can edit a post at a time, so the Edit button will be unavailable when someone else is making changes.
Any member can edit a public post, but posts shared in private channels and direct messages can only be edited by members of those conversations.
To allow shared editing, use the steps below:
Open your post.
In the top right, click
Share. Check or uncheck the box next to
Let others edit this post. Click
Share to save.
Format a post
When you're writing or editing a post, you'll see a menu with formatting options appear when you highlight a portion of text.
Add images to a post
Images from Slack
For images that have been shared to your Slack workspace, use the steps below:
From your desktop, hover over the image you'd like to use.
three dots icon and choose Copy link to file. Paste the link in the post. If the image is public and shared, it will automatically expand in your post.
Images from the web
To add a web image, copy the image URL and paste it to your post.
Note: Images will not display in posts if Slack can't detect an image's file extension, or an image URL is added to a list in a post.