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Bookmarks

Learn how to get started with Actioner's bookmarks app.


Install Bookmarks from app directory and start using it in your Chrome and Slack.

Features

Visit this link to learn about bookmarks use cases.

  • 🔔 Bookmark notifications: Notify your team in your preferred Slack channel when you bookmark a URL
  • 💬 Personal comments: Share your bookmarks with adding your own comments
  • 🔍 Search and list your bookmarks in Slack: Search your bookmarks with a keyword or filter them by the user who shared.

How to get started

Step 1. Install bookmarks

Visit bookmarks in app directory and click Install button at top right corner.

Install bookmarks

Step 2. Connect to Slack

After installing the app, you'll be prompted to connect your Slack workspace.

Connections for bookmarks

If you have not connected your Slack workspace, you can click Connect near Slack connection.

Slack connection

You can also add your Slack workspace by navigating to Workspace settings page from left menu and then switching to Slack workspace tab.

If you do not see Workspace settings page, contact with your workspace admin.

Step 3. Complete setup

Setup bookmarks

Run Get started to create a dedicated Slack channel for sharing URLs captured via Actioner's Chrome extension.

Step 4. Add Actioner extension to your Chrome

Visit Chrome Web Store to add Actioner's extension.

Bookmarks - Add Actioner extension to your Chrome

Step 5. Get the webhook URL from extension gateway

  1. Install Extension gateway from Actioner app directory.

  2. In Slack, call Actioner by typing /actioner and then select Show webhook url. Copy the URL that returns as a result of running this workflow.

Bookmarks - Get the webhook URL from extension gateway

Step 6. Complete your Actioner extension settings in Chrome

  1. Go to Settings page of your Chrome extension and paste the Webhook URL you copied in previous step.

  2. Enter your Slack login email.

Bookmarks - Actioner extension settings in Chrome

Step 7. Invite your team

Go to the Permissions tab of your app and add users or groups via + Add permission button. If you can't find the users you want to add, ensure they have been invited to your Actioner workspace.

Permissions for bookmarks

Inviting everyone

To enable all users in your Actioner worksapce to run the workflows in your app, add Everyone as Runner.

Sharing a bookmark in Slack


On the page you want to add to your bookmarks, navigate to Actioner extension and then click Share.

The page title's and description are automatically populated. You can optionally update these fields and save your bookmark with adding your comment.

You can also enable Add to browser bookmarks on this screen.

Bookmarks - Sharing a bookmark in Slack

Sharing a bookmark in a different channel


Go to Settings page of your Chrome extension and use + Add channel button to add your preferred channel.

The additional Slack channels will be listed when you share a bookmark using Actioner.

Bookmarks - Sharing a bookmark in a different channel

Updating the default channel

In Actioner, go to Configs tab of your bookmarks app and then navigate to slackConfig.

Update the channelId parameter with your channel's ID.

Bookmarks - Updating the default channel

Searching and listing your bookmarks in Slack


In Slack, call Actioner by typing /actioner and then select List bookmarks.

  • Optionally enter a keyword. The provided keyword is searched in title, description and comments of your saved bookmarks.
  • If you want to list the bookmarks shared by a specific user(s), select them in From Users field.

Bookmarks - Searching and listing your bookmarks in Slack

Deleting a bookmark

After listing your bookmarks, you may remove any unnecessary or outdated bookmarks.

Bookmarks - Deleting a bookmark