Course Content
Introduction to Slack (5 minutes)
In this section, learners will be introduced to Slack and its features. The instructor will provide an overview of the benefits of using Slack for communication and collaboration, and explain how it can be used to improve productivity.
Getting Started with Slack (10 minutes)
This section will provide step-by-step instructions for creating a Slack account, signing in, and navigating the Slack interface. Learners will also learn how to join or create a Slack workspace, which is the virtual space where team members can communicate and collaborate.
How to use Slack (30 minutes)
In this section we will discuss how the Slack interface works in its different parts, sidebar, messages, channels and navigation bar.
Understanding Channels (20 minutes)
Channels are one of the key features of Slack, and in this section, learners will learn how they work. The instructor will explain what channels are, their purpose, and best practices for creating and managing channels. Learners will also learn how to use channels to organize discussions and keep conversations focused.
Communication (20 minutes)
In this section, learners will learn how to send direct messages to individuals or groups, and how to create and participate in group chats. The instructor will also provide best practices for communication in direct messages and group chats, such as using clear and concise language, and avoiding jargon.
Collaborating with Slack Apps and Bots (25 minutes)
Slack apps and bots can help teams automate workflows and streamline tasks. In this section, learners will learn what Slack apps and bots are, how to find and install them, and how to use them to collaborate more effectively.
Workflows (30 minutes)
Workflows are multi-step tasks or automated processes, without the need for code, that start in your Slack workspace. They run directly in Slack and automate tasks in your workspace and connect with other tools and services.
Advanced Features and Tips (15 minutes)
This section will cover some of the more advanced features of Slack, such as using advanced search and filtering, keyboard shortcuts for faster navigation, and tips for using Slack as a project management tool
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Getting started with Slack
About Lesson

Once you’ve been on Slack for a while, you’ll have accumulated a lot of conversations and files that you might want to access in the future. We’ll help you understand how to use its search engine in a concise way.

How to start a search?

  • Click on the search field at the top of Slack.
  • Under the search field, select the type of results you want: messages, files, people or channels.
  • Type what you’re looking for in the search field. To narrow your search, you can include modifiers (learn more about modifiers in the next section).
  • Select an option from the list or press “Enter” to see them all.

Narrow the search with modifiers

  • Add quotes to search for a specific phrase
  • Add a dash in front of a specific word to skip results containing that word.
  • Add in: and the name of a channel, team member or section to search within specific conversations.
  • Add from: in front of a Slack name (@) to search for information shared by a specific person.
  • Add with: in front of a Slack name (@) to search within conversation threads and direct messages with a specific person.
  • Add is:saved or includes:pin to search for something you’ve added to your saved items or pinned to a conversation.
  • Add before-of: , after: , or when: in front of a date or during: in front of a month or year.

Filter and sort search results.

After performing a search:

  • Click Messages, Archives, Channels or People at the top of the search to switch between types of results.
  • Click Sort below the filter menus to choose a sorting preference.
  • Click one of the drop-down menus above your search results to select a filter.
  • If you are searching for messages or files, click More filters to apply additional filtering options.