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How to Connect an Online PDF Form to Your Slack Channel

Question: Hi! Our Marketing Team needs a regular update about our online PDF forms, but we seldomly use email. We often use Slack, and it would be easier for each of our team members to see the updates there. Can I also set Slack Notifications for my online PDF?
Answer: Yes, you can set and receive instant notifications on your Slack Channels through PlatoForms Integration Feature.

What is PlatoForms Integration?

Once you publish a PlatoForms online PDF form, you’ll have the option to connect different applications such as Slack, Stripe, Integrately, Appcues, and Zapier for automation. It is made possible through the PlatoForms Integration Feature.

How to Connect an Online PDF Form to Your Slack Channel

Through Slack integration, you can now instantly receive form notifications and see the status of completed PDFs on a specific Slack channel.

Note: You can set up online PDF form integrations on individual forms only; you cannot set up the integration in bulk.

Here’s a step-by-step process of connecting your online fillable PDF to your preferred Slack channel:

  1. Log in to your PlatoForms account.
  2. Once you land on the dashboard, find the online fillable PDF that you’d like to connect to your Slack channel.

PlatoForms PDF Tool Dashboard

  1. Then click on the gear icon located at the top right corner of the online PDF form.

onlinr PDF settings button

  1. Click Integrate from the dropdown.

online PDF integration settings

  1. Choose and click Slack from the selection of applications.

online PDF Slack integration

  1. Click Add to Slack.
  2. Log in to your Slack account and choose the Slack Workspace that you want to connect to.

Slack channel connected to online PDF forms

  1. Click Allow to permit the connection.
  2. After the connection, go back to the Integration settings windows of the specific online PDF form and enable the connection.

enable Slack notification for online PDF forms

  1. From there, you can start fixing the setup of the integration. You can choose the channels or people you want to receive the form updates, put the message title, and the form fields you want to include in the update.

online PDF Slack notification settings

11. Lastly, don’t forget to click Save.

This is how the form Slack notification will look like:

Online PDF form update message

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