Getting started with ClassCred for Slack

Setting up ClassCred is easy. There are only 3 things that you need to do. To get started, go to Settings in the ClassCred app.


1. Set your course start and end date.


ClassCred only counts 🔥in-between the selected start and end dates.


End dates are optional in ClassCred. If you are using ClassCred for a course, it is highly recommended that you set an end date. If you are using ClassCred for a team, with no pre-defined end date, you can leave the end date blank.


The Timezone field determines when the fire will reset for all users. Fire will reset at midnight for the timezone you select.


2. Make sure ClassCred is in your channels


Make sure ClassCred is installed in all of your channels. In order for ClassCred to work, it must be installed as an app in your Slack channel. The easiest way to accomplish this is to check the box "Automatically join all public channels". That way ClassCred will always be added if you create a new channel. Uncheck the box if you would like ClassCred to only run in specific channels.


3. Grant ClassCred permission to post on your behalf


ClassCred gives you the ability to schedule announcements, polls, debates, and discussions. In order to accomplish this, ClassCred needs permission to post on your behalf. To grant access, click the Grant button and follow the instructions.



That's it. ClassCred is now ready to go. You can now go to a channel and start giving 🔥.