A basic Askbot integration with Slack. When a question, comment or answer is posted to Askbot, a specific Slack channel is sent a message that looks like this:
Up and Running In Three Easy Steps
Step 1 - Install Using Pip
pip install askbot_slack
Step 2 - Alter Askbot's settings.py
Add 'askbot_slack.SlackMiddleware' to MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES of settings.py in the Askbot install directory.
Step 3 - Configure Slack integration parameters
Parameters are available in Askbot's settings -> external services -> Slack integration
Alternatively, specify the following settings in the
settings.py, with the corresponding values:
ASKBOT_SLACK_ENABLED = True ASKBOT_SLACK_USERNAME = '...' ASKBOT_SLACK_CHANNEL = '#...' ASKBOT_SLACK_WEBHOOK_URL = '...'