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How to add a custom web app or URL to your sidebar
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If the web app you're looking for isn't yet listed in Shift's library, we have an easy workaround you can use to add a custom app or URL to your sidebar. Continue reading for step-by-step instructions! 😎


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How to add a custom web app or URL to your Shift sidebar

  1. Click on the "+" in the lower-left corner of Shift and select "Add Application"
  2. Search for an app that has a custom URL option (see the list below) and click on the + button to add it to your apps menu
  3. Click on the "Use Custom URL" checkbox 
  4. Clear out the field and replace it with the URL for your custom app. Be sure to include the entire URL
  5. Name your app and choose a color, then SAVE


Below is a list of some apps that have a custom URL option available. You can use any one of these apps with the steps above:

  • ActiveCollab
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Canvas
  • Clockify
  • Confluence
  • FreshBooks
  • Freshchat
  • Freshdesk
  • GitLab
  • Infusionsoft
  • Jira
  • ProWorkFlow
  • QuickBooks
  • Roundcube
  • Salesforce
  • Sentry
  • Shopify
  • Teamwork
  • Used
  • WordPress
  • Zendesk
  • Zoho

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