Mattermost Channels

Mattermost Channels provide 1:1 and group messaging that features integrated voice/video conferencing, file, image, and link sharing, rich markdown formatting, and a fully searchable message history.

With Mattermost Channels, you can keep all of your team’s communications in one place and remove information and organizational silos. This Mattermost Channels User Guide is designed for anyone who needs help using Mattermost messaging capabilities.

An example of the Mattermost Channels screen that includes teams, the channel sidebar, an active conversation in the center pane, reply threads in the right-hand pane.

Channels, messages, and conversations

Channels are used to organize conversations across different topics. Find available channels in the left-hand panel. There are four types of channels: public channels, private channels, direct messages, and group messages. See the Channel Types documentation for more information.

Sending messages, replying to messages, and participating in conversation threads are important ways to keep conversations active with your team. See the following topics to learn more about working with channels.

Work with channels

Work with messages

Keyboard accessibility

Extend Channels functionality