Notifications for 'highlight' words


#1

(Apologies if this has already been requested, it’s a tricky one to search for.)

Slack has an awesome feature where you can set highlight words which trigger a notification. I think that would be incredibly useful.

Would it be tricky to impliment?


Watching and sending notifications for keywords?
(Régis Hanol) #2

I believe you have all the hooks available to do that in a plugin. Listen for post_created and post_updated and generate notifications whenever the raw contains one of the highlighted words.

The hardest part will probably be the UI :wink:


Watching and sending notifications for keywords?
(Jeff Atwood) #3

Another form of this is the “saved search” where a search is performed every (x) days or hours, and any new matches for the search are sent via email.

You can see this on eBay and the like.


(Jeff Atwood) #5

Yes, I believe @pfaffman was asking about this recently as well.