Whether it's onboarding docs for your newest employee or meeting notes for today's standup, you might find yourself creating the same posts over and over. Instead of spending time making copies of each post, you can use templates to replicate your posts with just one click!

Creating templates

To create a template:

  1. Open an existing post (can be a draft or published post)

  2. Click the … menu in the top right-hand corner

  3. Click Templatize.

Don't know what templates to create? Check out the Slab Library for inspirations curated from industry leaders.

Managing templates

To view your templates, click Templates on the left sidebar.

By default, newly created templates are under Personal and only accessible to the person that created the template.

Sharing templates with your team

Templates are shared through topics. Templates added to a topic will appear under My Topics and will be accessible to the teammates who are members of the same topic. You can also use the template's URL share with teammates who have access.

To add a template to a topic:

  1. Click Templates in the left sidebar

  2. Select the relevant template

  3. Open the … menu

  4. Click Change location

  5. Search for the topic you would like to add and then select it

Editing templates

To edit a template:

  1. Click on Templates on the left sidebar

  2. Select the template you would like to edit

  3. Click on the … menu in the top right-hand corner

  4. Click Edit template

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  5. After making edits, click Save in the top right-hand corner

Pro-tip: The / command and keyboard shortcuts also work in the template editor.

Deleting templates

To delete a template:

  1. Click on Templates on the left sidebar

  2. Select the template you would like to delete

  3. Click on the … menu in the top right-hand corner

  4. Click on Delete template

Using templates

To create a post from a template:

  1. Click the dropdown arrow next to Create post in the top right corner

  2. Hover over Templates

  3. You can select a recently used template or click View all templates

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  4. Select the template you would like to use

  5. Click on Create post

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