How it works

Whenever you'd like to add a little happiness to someone's day, give them a taco and include a nice message. Just mention their username, write your message, and add a taco emoji, it's easy!

Examples:

Emma
emma 9:31 AM
Thanks @colin for having close attention to detail and going the extra mile! taco emoji
Von
von 9:32 AM
@emma taco emojitaco emoji for making the awesomest mission design view ever!
Colin
colin 9:34 AM
@von taco emoji for taking this project and running with it, even if it feels like you’re running in place.

Multi-person examples:

Charlie
charlie 9:45 AM
@emma and @colin I really appreciate your positivity, it's spreading! taco emoji
Emma
emma 9:49 AM
taco emojitaco emoji for @von and @charlie for helping make the office a better place.
Von
von 9:56 AM
@colin, @lucy, @emma, @suzy, and @lucas thank you all for your outstanding work on the project! taco emoji.

Getting started

  • Everyone has 5 tacos to give out per day.
  • Tacos can only be given in channels HeyTaco! is in. To invite HeyTaco! to more channels, see Adding HeyTaco! to other channels.
  • There are a bunch of commands HeyTaco! understands.

Adding HeyTaco! to your Slack team

To use HeyTaco! your team needs to use Slack. Once you have a Slack team you can add HeyTaco! to your team. After you've added HeyTaco! you'll enter our easy 5-step setup where you can choose how to introduce HeyTaco! to your team.

No need to create accounts, passwords, teach people how to use it, or add people to HeyTaco! to get started. Simply start giving tacos, and we'll do the rest for you.

Adding HeyTaco! to other channels

HeyTaco! only works in channels he's been invited to. Go to the channel you'd like to add him to and type:

/invite @heytaco

Leaderboard

View your team's leaderboard:

@heytaco leaderboard Shows top 10 with a link to see all.

Turn Off Direct Messages

These commands work by direct messaging HeyTaco!:

  • settings: dm off Turns direct messages off for yourself.
  • settings: dm on Turns direct messages on for yourself.

Utility Commands

These commands work by direct messaging HeyTaco!:

  • tacos Shows how many tacos you have left to give.
  • help Explains how to give tacos and more.
  • leaderboard Shows top 10 with a link to see all.

Magic Commands

These are some fun commands to try:

  • @heytaco favorite song
  • @heytaco I love tacos
  • @heytaco hola
  • @heytaco what time is it?
  • @heytaco dance
  • @heytaco tell a joke
  • @heytaco hotsauce

Get More Commands!

Follow HeyTaco! on Twitter @heytacoapp to get more commands and other tips & tricks.