Keep everyone on the same page with Slack canvas

Find, manage and share knowledge with ease, all in a new surface in Slack.


Curate content your way

  • Capture vital details for anything you’re working on
  • Embed your canvas with files, images, videos and more
  • Co-edit with stakeholders in comments and threads, all without leaving Slack
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Add workflows to your canvas

  • Build your own automations for whatever you need – no coding required
  • Add them to a canvas so everyone can use them
  • See workflows and related context together
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“Slack canvas is a straightforward tool for colleagues to collaborate, create, collect and propagate information with the people who need to know it. We love using canvases to organize our weekly demos and action items.”

Garner Energizing Supply Networks

Andriy Drozd
Software Developer, Garner


Where insight leads to action

  • Add unfurl links for the apps you use every day
  • Keep data and app insights in view to eliminate context switching
  • Take action on items in Salesforce, Jira, Figma and more without leaving a canvas
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Three ways to make canvas your own

Get started in a space flexible enough for individuals, small teams or your entire organization.

Start from anywhere

Create a canvas from a channel to collaborate on action items or host a channel FAQ, or keep it private in a DM to track things like discussion topics and feedback.

A canvas for anything

Start a canvas from scratch—or use a template—to create a collaborative workspace and document vital details for anything you’re working on.

Information powered by automation

Build or update a canvas from a workflow, bring in real-time data, and standardize business processes across the org with the help of automation.

Frequently asked questions

Canvas is new surface for teams to create, organize and share information—all inside Slack. Canvases can contain a wide range of content, from text and files to rich media and link unfurls. You can even embed workflows inside a canvas, increasing discoverability of automations while providing more context around how they can be used.

Each channel and DM will automatically include a canvas. From your desktop, open a conversation, then click the canvas icon in the top-right corner of the conversation to see the canvas workspace.

To create a standalone canvas, select the Create new button in the sidebar, then click Canvas.

Check out our Help Center for more ideas on how to get started!

Free teams can access canvases in channels and DMs. Paid teams have the ability to create unlimited canvases, as well as access canvases in channels and DMs.

Once you’ve copied workflow link of your preferred automation, you can "Paste as Card" within a canvas, which will embed that workflow within your canvas.

Canvases adhere to Slack’s security practices. Canvases work with Slack’s other compliance tools such as EKM, IDR, DLP, data retention, legal hold and more.