How To Get Slack Webhook Url

In this blog post, we’ll walk you through how to get your Slack Webhook URL. The Slack webhook is a simple and effective way to send messages to your Slack channels from external applications. Using webhooks, you can integrate your custom apps, services, or scripts with Slack messaging platform.

Steps to Get Your Slack Webhook URL

Step 1: Navigate to the Incoming Webhooks Page

Start by going to your Slack app directory. Once there, search for Incoming Webhooks. Click on it to navigate to the incoming webhooks page.

Step 2: Activate Incoming Webhooks

On the incoming webhooks page, you will see an option to activate incoming webhooks. Click on the switch to activate it.

Step 3: Click on ‘Add to Slack’

After activating the incoming webhooks option, click on the Add to Slack button to get started with the setup process.

Step 4: Choose a Channel

You will be redirected to a new page where you need to choose a channel that the incoming webhook will post to. Select the desired channel and then click on the Add Incoming Webhooks Integration button.

Step 5: Copy the Webhook URL

After adding the integration, you will be redirected to a new page where you will see your webhook URL under the Webhook URL section. Click on the ‘Copy’ button to copy the URL to your clipboard.

Using Your Slack Webhook URL

Once you have your Slack webhook URL, you can use it to send messages to your chosen Slack channel from external applications. Here’s a quick Python code snippet that shows how you can send a message to your Slack channel using your webhook URL:

    import requests
    import json

    def send_slack_message(webhook_url, message):
        headers = {'Content-Type': 'application/json'}
        data = {'text': message}
        response =, headers=headers, data=json.dumps(data))
        return response

In the code above, you simply need to replace webhook_url with your Slack webhook URL and message with the message you want to send to the Slack channel.

And there you have it – that’s how you get your Slack webhook URL and use it to send messages from external apps to your Slack channels. Happy Slacking!