Vidrio is on Slack

vidr.io/support just says “email me”. I suspect many people won’t bother. Instead, I’ll be using a public Slack team for support. This can double as a hub for development (just me at the moment!).

The Slack team is vidrioapp.slack.com. I created this last summer but never used it. Let’s use it!

One problem: “public Slack teams” aren’t really a thing. An admin has to send out an invite to each member who wants access. A popular hack around this is slackin, which runs a server to automate these invites. Here’s an example.

Slackin wants me to

Now we have a slack inviter domain!. I created a test account with it; it works.

Now to point people to it from vidr.io/support. Done.

I think I can set this up at https://slack.vidr.io, but that’s a future job.

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I wrote this because I'm making Vidrio. I said I was coming up with a support system. I'm using Slack for this. This post is not associated with my employer. This site is hosted by Netlify (who are great, but I'm not associated with them either).