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Automating Slack and WordPress

Last week, I released a new version of Ditching jQuery that included exclusive access to my Ditching jQuery Slack Team.

Currently, Slack requires you to manually invite people to your team. There are a handful of third party tools to automate this (they all use undocumented Slack APIs), but the only one for WordPress requires Gravity Forms, which I don’t use.

I ended up creating two WordPress plugins to automate Slack invites, depending on your preferred approach.

  1. Automated Slack Invites let’s people enter their email address into a field and hit submit. The plugin handles the rest.
  2. Slack Invites for EDD automatically sends an invite when people purchase an eligible product through Easy Digital Downloads (no additional steps required on their part).


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