Have some documentation scattered in different tools? Here's how to import things into Slab.
What import sources does Slab support?
Slab supports the following import sources:
- Markdown or HTML files
- GitHub wiki
- Google Docs
- Dropbox Paper
Read on for more information on how to import from these sources.
How to Import
You need to be a team admin to proceed.
In your Team settings, go to Import & Export.
You'll see several options. Here are the import types supported:
Markdown or HTML files
Markdown files, or
.md files, are a standard format supported by many editors. Slab will let you import arbitrary markdown files. In addition, HTML files or
.html files are also supported.
Simply click on "Team Settings" in the top left dropdown, and then "Import / Export" > "Files".
Tip: You can drag in several at a time or upload a ZIP of many files.
We have a 1-click import for GitHub wiki. Simply click on "Team Settings" in the top left dropdown, and then "Import / Export"
Clicking "Import" on the GitHub wiki row will take you through the authorization flow for your GitHub account.
Within Slab, import Google Docs by clicking the drop-down arrow next to the Create post button and select Import from Google Drive:
Create a site backup in Confluence and upload it to be imported. Go to Settings in the sidebar:
A new sidebar will load — scroll down to the bottom and click Backup Manager:
In the Backup manager page, check the box for Backup attachments under Moving to Confluence Server and click Create backup for server.
Once the zip file of your backup is created, it will appear at the bottom of the page — click on it to download it.
Admins can then upload this into Slab in their Team Settings.
Dropbox Paper exports to markdown, which can then be imported into Slab.
Import docs 1 by 1
Import all docs
Dropbox Paper has the option to bulk export all your documents to markdown. To do so, go to paper.dropbox.com and click on your avatar in the top right > "Download docs you created"
To bulk export, go to Settings & Members in the left-hand menu and open Settings. Scroll down to Export, and click Export all workspace content. Choose HTML and click Export.
Need more help?
We're happy to help you import anything into Slab!