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The Giphy app lets you search a library of animated GIFs and share them in Slack. Once Giphy is installed on your workspace, any member can use a slash command to post a random GIF in a channel or direct message.
Add the Giphy app to your workspace
Giphy app page in the Slack App Directory. Click
Add to Slack. Click
Add Giphy Integration.
Tip: You can enable previews and adjust GIF ratings from the Giphy app page.
Post a GIF
In the message field, type
/giphy followed by a word or phrase (try /giphy great job). If you don't like a random GIF, click
Shuffle to pick a new one. Then, send your GIF.
Note: Using common words and phrases can return unexpected results. Use with care!
Manage Giphy settings
Workspace Owners, Workspace Admins, and members with
permission to configure apps can modify Giphy settings:
Enable Giphy previews so members can view GIFs before sending them.
Set a maximum GIF rating. Ratings are set to G - General Audiences by default.
From your desktop, click your workspace name in the top left.
Administration, then click Manage apps. Select
Giphy from your list of apps. Modify the app's settings for your workspace.
Save Integration. Tip: Not seeing previews? Ask your Workspace Owner or Admin to enable them for your workspace.