How to automatically send Slack messages to a channel when a new user is created in Harvest is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Slack, Harvest, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to use to automatically run the SlackSend message” action for each HarvestUser created” event.
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Set the Harvest trigger as “User created”

Once you have finished creating your playbook, the next step would be to begin with the first action. A playbook always starts with a trigger, which is responsible for detecting changes in your connected applications and responding accordingly.

Add the Harvest trigger to initiate your playbook's actions when a new user is created. Click "Add trigger" in your playbook and choose "User created" from the dropdown menu under Harvest. This will allow your playbook to automatically identify newly created users and trigger necessary actions.

If you still need to connect your Harvest account to yet, a prompt will guide you through the process.


Add the “Send message” step in Slack

Integrate Slack automation into your playbook to ensure that you receive timely updates when a new user is created in Harvest.

Select "Add Step" and then find the "Send message" automation for Slack. Enter all the required details, including the sender's name, the Slack channel for updates, and the message body containing detailed information.

If you still need to connect your Slack account to, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Ensure that you allow the necessary permissions for to send messages through your Slack account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the last step in the process. Once you turn it on, it will automatically send Slack messages to a channel when a new user is created in Harvest without requiring manual intervention.

To activate your playbook, click the toggle button at the header. Before activating, we recommend performing a test run of your playbook to ensure all the steps work seamlessly together.

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