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September 25th, 2020 • By Brian Rue
Rollbar supports multiple messaging tools, where your team can get notified about errors and significant events. Integrating a messaging tool with your Rollbar projects helps you manage the incoming alerts, so you won’t overlook any essential event in your projects while you are not overloaded with messages. This way, you can focus on the important things: fixing bugs.
In this article, we will focus on the most popular notification integration: Slack. We will cover:
So let’s get to it then!
Slack is one of the most commonly used options for notification integration for Rollbar projects. Once Slack is integrated with Rollbar, default rules will have been created for your projects, ready to be used. You can also customize these rules and set them up to make sure they serve your team the best (and least annoying) way.
With the help of notifications, you can:
With these set-ups, you can make sure that notifications are only triggered in specific conditions, with tailored messaging that fits your needs. For example, you can set-up an alert for new items happening in the production environment, with severity level ‘Error’ or higher. Neat right?
Moreover, you can act on these notifications without having to leave Slack.
All about Slack Actions
Slack Actions makes managing your items more comfortable without leaving Slack. When Slack notifies you about an event, you will have the action options available right under the notifications, so you can quickly and conveniently act upon them. With the help of Slack Actions, you will be able to:
When a new alert pops-up in Slack, you can easily assign it to your relevant teammate, mark its severity level, and set the status depending on how you want to handle it.
Reduce noise with these tips & tricks
Here are 5+1 quick tips to take your notifications to the next level!
+1. Not a fan of API? You can easily replicate notification settings and rules from one project to another with just the click of a button at the bottom of the Notification Settings page of the project. Just select the project with the preferred notification settings and hit Replace!