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Create a new channel


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Input parameters

Required parameters
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Output parameters

Required parameters
The conversation ID for the channel you created
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Optional parameters

Usage guide

Your automations may create channels as part of a workflow using this Slack function.

Consider the channel_name you specify a suggestion. If it's taken, Slack might append characters to it. Or if you provide some kind of characters Slack doesn't use for channel names, they might be munged.

To set a channel manager as part of the newly created channel, specify one or more IDs in an array to user_ids.

Example workflow step:

const createChannelStep = ExampleWorkflow.addStep(
    channel_name: "convo-space-9000",
    is_private: false,