How To Get Webhook Url For Slack Channel

In this blog post, we will learn how to get a webhook URL for a Slack channel. This is particularly useful for creating integrations between Slack and other applications or services.

What are Webhooks?

Webhooks are a way for applications to carry out a specific action when certain events occur. For Slack, a webhook can be used to send a message to a channel when a certain event happens in another application. In order to do this, you will need to get the webhook URL for the Slack channel.

Getting the Webhook URL

Follow the steps outlined below to obtain a webhook URL for your Slack Channel:

Step 1: Create a Slack App

First, you’ll need to create a new Slack app. You can do this by navigating to and clicking on ‘Create New App’.

Step 2: Add Incoming Webhook feature

Once you’ve created your app, you’ll need to add the Incoming Webhooks feature. This can be done from the app settings page, by clicking on ‘Incoming Webhooks’ on the left side menu and then activating incoming webhooks by toggling the switch on.

Step 3: Create a new Webhook

Scroll down the page and click on ‘Add New Webhook to Workspace’. Choose the Slack workspace and the channel where you want the messages to be posted. After selecting your desired channel, click on ‘Authorize’.

Step 4: Get the Webhook URL

After authorizing, you’ll be redirected back to the settings page and your new webhook URL will be displayed. This unique URL is what you’ll use to post messages to your Slack channel from other applications.

Using the Webhook URL

To use the webhook URL, you simply need to make a POST request to it with a JSON payload. A simple example using curl would look like the following:

    curl -X POST -H 'Content-type: application/json' --data '{"text":"Hello, World!"}' YOUR_WEBHOOK_URL

Replace YOUR_WEBHOOK_URL with the webhook URL you obtained earlier.


And that’s it! You’ve now learned how to get a webhook URL for a Slack channel. This webhook can be used to create powerful integrations between Slack and your applications, allowing you to keep your team informed of important events.