How To Do Giphy On Slack

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Slack is a widely used platform for team collaboration, offering messaging, archiving, and search capabilities for modern teams. In addition to sending regular text messages, Slack also offers a fun and engaging feature – the ability to send GIFs! Thanks to the integration with Giphy, users can add a touch of humor or creativity to their Slack messages. To learn how to send GIFs on Slack, follow these steps:

Step 1: Installing the Giphy Integration

The first thing you need to do is install the Giphy integration on your Slack workspace. To do this:

Step 2: Setting up the Giphy Integration

After installing the Giphy integration, you need to set it up. Here is how:

  • In your Slack workspace, go to the workspace name in the top left > Administration > Manage Apps.
  • Under Custom Integrations, click on Giphy.
  • Edit the settings according to your preference, such as changing the default rating.
  • Click Save Settings.

Step 3: Using Giphy in Slack

Once you’ve installed and set up the Giphy integration, using it is very simple. All you need to do is type /giphy followed by a word or phrase into the message input box, and then press Enter.

/giphy hello

This will generate a random GIF related to the word or phrase you entered. If you’re not happy with the GIF that was generated, you can click Shuffle to get a different one, or Send Now to send the GIF as it is.


And there you have it! You now know how to use the Giphy integration on Slack. Now, you can add a bit of fun and personality to your Slack messages with GIFs. Enjoy!