Questions tagged [slack]

Slack is a free, cross-platform team collaboration tool. Slack also provides a web version accessible from a browser. Slack's features include real-time messaging, archiving, search, channels for team conversations, private groups, and file sharing.

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Deleting a channel on slack.com

I created two channels on my Slack team with a typo. I want to delete them but it seems there is no way?
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Permanently disable previews in Slack

How can I disable image and video previews in Slack? I've found the /collapse command, but that only seems to collapse existing media in the current channel. What I want is for future ones not to ...
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How to check who owns the Slack's workspace?

I'd like to check who owns (or at least some kind of public profile page) some workspace based on its subdomain (e.g. xyz.slack.com). Is it possible?
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How do I invite all team members to a new Slack channel

Is it possible to invite all users (the entire team) to a new Slack channel? It seems there are limits to the number of people that can be invited at once.
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How to customize the appearance (or not) of Slack blue dot on the system tray

I recently started using Slack and I'm trying to customize it to have some sort of "visual clue" when something is written in a particular channel/channels. For Slack, this will be something like the ...
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Is it possible to view the “read status” of a message in Slack?

Sometimes I want to know if a specific person has seen a message yet without having to Direct Message them. Is it possible to see read-status in Slack? How?
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Delete or make a private Slack channel public

I declared by mistake a channel as private on Slack (actually because I didn't realize at first that public meant public to the team only). Now I can't seem to be able to delete it, although I ...
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I mistakenly closed a direct message window on Slack, and I don't know with whom it was. How can I re-open it?

I mistakenly closed a direct message window on Slack, and I don't know with whom the direct message window was. How can I re-open it? I clicked here:
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How do I re-enable link previews in Slack?

At some point I disabled website link previews from YouTube in our Slack team. But this was a huge mistake, we need them back. How do I re-enable link previews for a specific website that was disabled,...
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Invite multiple Slack users to a channel

I know that in Slack I can invite a user to a channel using /invite @username command. How would I go about inviting multiple users at the same time using a keyboard command? Something like /invite @...