Slack & Asana
Use Asana’s integration with Slack to receive updates from Asana tasks in a Slack channel or to use the Asana slash command to create tasks from Slack.
With this integration, Asana will post updates to a Slack channel when:
- A tasktask Tasks are the basic unit of work in Asana. Tasks can represent any kind of work, break down work into smaller pieces, or store information. Read more is created
- A task is marked completecomplete To mark a task with a checkmark to indicate that it is done. Read more
- A task is renamed
- A task description is modified
- A commentcomment Comment on a task or conversation to offer help, answer questions, and help move work forward. Read more is added to a task
Connect Slack and Asana
If you don’t yet have a team in Slack, start by creating one here.
If you already have a team in Slack, start by logging in here.
Once logged in:
- Install the Asana integration for your team.
- Choose a Slack channel where Asana updates will be posted
- Connect Slack to Asana through Asana Connect
Configure your Integration
Configure your integration
- Select a Workspace or Organization and specify the projects you’d like updates from
- Choose how comment related updates behave in Slack
- Change the Slack channel you receive Asana updates in
- Choose how Asana appears on your list of Slack integrations
- Edit the name of the bot that posts updates from Asana in Slack
- Change the icon for the bot that posts updates from Asana in Slack
Use /asana in Slack’s message input box to perform quick actions in Asana from Slack:
|Command in Slack||Action in Asana|
|/asana add [task title]||Create a new task|
|/asana add [task title] to [project]||Create a new task in a project|
|/asana add [task title] @[assignee]||Create a new task and assignassign The person responsible for the task or subtask. Asana allows one assignee per task or subtask. Read more it|
|/asana comment [Task ID] [comment]||CommentComment Comment on a task or conversation to offer help, answer questions, and help move work forward. Read more on a task|
|/asana complete [Task ID]||CompleteComplete To mark a task with a checkmark to indicate that it is done. Read more a task|
|/asana list||List all tasks in your Workspace or Organization|
Your Task ID is the last string of numbers in your Task’s URL. It should look like app.asana.com/0/Project ID/Task ID