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Giphy for Slack

The Giphy app lets you search a library of animated GIFs and send them in Slack. Once Giphy is installed to your workspace, any member can post GIFs in conversations from the shortcuts menu. 

Add the Giphy app to Slack

  1. Visit the Giphy app page in the Slack App Directory.
  2. Click Add to Slack.
  3. Click Add Giphy Integration.

Send a GIF in Slack

Note: Common words and phrases can return unexpected results. Use with care!

  1. From a conversation, click the  lightning bolt icon to open the shortcuts menu.
  2. Search for Giphy at the top of the menu.
  3. Click Find and share a GIF
  4. Type a word or phrase in the text field, then click Search.
  5. Click Shuffle to view more options, then select Share to post your GIF.

Tip: The Find and share a GIF shortcut won't show up in the shortcuts menu from threads. To share GIFs in a thread, type the /giphy slash command into the search field at the top of the menu, then add your search term in the message field and send your message.

Manage Giphy settings

If you'd like, you can set a maximum GIF rating. Setting a GIF rating for the Giphy app determines the G-R rating of GIFs all members of your workspace will be able to view and send in Slack. 

  1. Visit the Giphy page in the Slack App Directory. 
  2. Open the dropdown menu to select a GIF rating option. 
  3. Click Save Integration.

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