Search for Adobe Workfront items from Slack

You can search for Adobe Workfront items from Slack, if your instance of Slack has had the Workfront app installed.

For more information about configuring Workfront with Slack, see Configure Adobe Workfront for Slack.

Access requirements

You must have the following:

Adobe Workfront plan*
Pro or higher

*To find out what plan, license type, or access you have, contact your Workfront administrator.\


Before you can search for Workfront items from Slack, you must

Search for Workfront items from Slack:

  1. Log in to your Slack instance and log in to Workfront from Slack.
    For more information about logging in to Workfront from Slack, see the “Logging In to Workfront from Slack” section in Access Adobe Workfront from Slack.

  2. From any channel, start typing either of the following commands in the message field:

    /workfront search <keyword>


    /wf search <keyword>

    note note
    Commands are case sensitive. The keyword is not case sensitive and it must be entered without brackets or quotation marks.
  3. In the field that appears, select an object type from the following:

    • Project

    • Task

    • Issue

    • Report

    • People

    • Template

    • Document

    • Portfolio

    • Program

    • Dashboard

    • Company

    • Note

      You can only select one object type at a time.
      A list of items that match the search criteria displays.

  4. Click the name of an item to open it in Workfront in a new browser tab.