Supplemental Slack info for you and your team.Tips and tools for beginners and experts alike.Get familiar with Slack Enterprise Grid for large organizations.If you're curious about what's new in Slack — and what's changed — you're in the right place.Develop your skills and prepare to become Slack Certified!Launching a new team or joining one for the first time?
Our easy-to-read guides help your team work better, together, from day one.Ready to level up? Browse our time-saving tricks and practical tips for
making Slack work for you.All kinds of teams thrive with Slack — take a look at our department-specific guides.
More coming soon!Learn how Slack works, from top to bottom!Want to learn more about setting up your team? Look no further!Welcome to Slack! We're so glad you're here. Let's get started!Adjust your profile and preferences to make Slack work just for you!Simplify your daily work with apps and tools.Tips and tools for beginners and experts alike.
Slack is experiencing some connectivity issues — please stand by. Check Status
Slack makes it easy to share web content like articles, websites, and tweets with your teammates. To share a link, just copy and paste the URL into the message field.
Slack will automatically expand most links to display an inline preview. Here's an example of what this looks like from the desktop app:
If you'd like to remove the preview, just mouse over the description in the desktop app and click the that appears on the left side. On iOS, tap and hold the preview, then select Delete attachment.
Note: Hyperlinking words and terms in a Slack message isn't supported.
Turn off link previews
If you’d prefer not to see previews of website content in Slack, you can turn off this setting from the desktop app:
Click your workspace name in the top left to open the menu.
Select the Messages & Media tab.
Under Inline Media & Links, uncheck Show text previews of linked websites.
When links don't expand
There are a few reasons your link might not expand to show a website preview:
The link contains no preview data. When you share a link in a Slack message, the link preview contains embedded information from Twitter Cards, oEmbed, or Open Graph. If the web page doesn't include this data, the link will not expand.
You linked to a private page or file. For example, you won't see an inline preview for private YouTube or Vimeo videos.
It was recently posted by another member of your workspace. The link will not expand if that same link was shared within the past hour.
The link was to video or audio hosted at a service we're yet to whitelist. We're working to whitelist more services in future.
http:// was not included. Try adding http:// and your link should expand.
Your message contains more than four links. If your message has five or more links included, they won't expand.
Turn off link previews for specific sites
Workspace Owners and Admins can turn off link previews for specific URLs and domains — when links to these websites are shared in Slack they won't expand showing a preview to members.
To turn off link previews, use the steps below:
Hover over a link shared in the desktop app.
Click the close icon in the top left to remove the attachment.
Tick the box next to Disable future attachments from this website, then click Yes, remove to confirm.
A list of websites with link previews turned off can be found on the Attachments page.
Your workspace's safety and security comes first. As an added layer of protection, we’ll let you know if we’ve identified a potentially unsafe webpage or malicious link — if you come across one of these advisories, please proceed carefully!
Please note, Slack does not send any customer data to Google. For more information, visit Google’s Safe Browsing Advisory.
Thanks so much for your feedback!
Thanks for your feedback.
If you’d like a member of our support team to respond to you, please send a note to email@example.com.
Oops! We're having trouble. Please try again later!