CLI to bulk upload emojis to your Slack!
Note you must have
npm installed. If you don't, go to nodejs.org and follow the install instructions there.
$ npm install -g emojipacks
$ git clone email@example.com:lambtron/emojipacks.git $ cd emojipacks $ make
There is only one command:
It'll ask you a few questions:
Slack subdomain: 20percentclub Email address login: firstname.lastname@example.org Password: ********* Path or URL of Emoji yaml file: ./packs/futurama.yaml
Then, let it work its magic:
Starting import Got tokens Logged in Upload crumb is s-1437797544-90b75206a7-☃ Getting emoji page Uploading bender with http://i.imgur.com/7zYM751.png Uploading amywong with http://i.imgur.com/DgKkcCi.png . . . Uploading hypnotoad with http://i.imgur.com/o7tyjxN.gif Uploaded emojis
Note that the emoji pack to upload can be a path to a yaml file on your machine or a URL, like http://www.emojipacks.com/packs/food.yaml.
Optionally Pass Command Line Parameters
This will allow for easier batch uploading of multiple yaml files
$ emojipacks -s <subdomain> -e <email> -p <password> -y <yaml_file>
Run Batch Upload script
A file named batchUploadExample.sh is provided for your reference. Edit this file change the subdomain, email, and password parameters to your own and save it as batchUpload.sh or something similar.
This script will aid in the process of batch uploading.
It optionally takes an argument for the directory path that contains your yaml files. If this is not provided './packs' will be used by default.
$ ./batchUpload.sh [path_to_yaml_files]
Emoji Yaml File
Also note that the yaml file must be indented properly and formatted as such:
title: food emojis: - name: apple src: http://i.imgur.com/Rw0Vlda.png - name: applepie src: http://i.imgur.com/g4RU1fM.png
src pointing to an image file. According to Slack:
- Square images work best
- Image can't be larger than 128px in width or height
- Image must be smaller than 64K in file size
It is possible to give multiple names to a single emoji using yaml such as:
title: octicons emojis: - name: pr aliases: - pullrequest - mergerequest src: https://i.imgur.com/rhwNxfc.png
- parrotparty (Parrot Paint)
- pokemongo: items
- Pokémon Go: Pokémon (Prefixed
- devicon (Devicon)
- hamsterdance (snipe/emojipacks)
- Shiba Stickers (from Messenger)
Want to contribute? Suggest an emoji pack!
This script will essentially log into your Slack and then submit a
POST request on the emoji upload form page. If you are seeing errors, make sure that:
- you have Slack privileges to add custom emojis: otherwise, the script won't be able to get to the emoji upload form
- you disabled two-factor authentication: again, having two-factor enabled will prevent the script from getting to the necessary emoji upload form
- your credentials are correct: if you have done all of the following correctly try running the command emojipacks -d
Still having issues? Create an issue here.
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