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POST a JSON payload to a Slack Incoming Webhook using Python requests
This is an example of how to send data to Slack webhooks in Python with the
requests module.
Detailed documentation of Slack Incoming Webhooks:
import json
import requests
# Set the webhook_url to the one provided by Slack when you create the webhook at
webhook_url = ''
slack_data = {'text': "Sup! We're hacking shit together @HackSussex :spaghetti:"}
response =
webhook_url, data=json.dumps(slack_data),
headers={'Content-Type': 'application/json'}
if response.status_code != 200:
raise ValueError(
'Request to slack returned an error %s, the response is:\n%s'
% (response.status_code, response.text)
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