Make an announcement
An announcement on Zulip is a message which will reach all users in an organization.
The #announce stream
The #announce stream is just like other streams in most ways, but it's conventionally used for organization-wide announcements.
By default, everybody is subscribed to this stream. For this reason, you'll want to keep the traffic on it low, so that people don't mute it and miss an important announcement.
Additionally, Zulip's notification bot uses this stream for its messages.
Send an announcement
To send an announcement, click the New stream message button located at the bottom of your screen. A box similar to the one shown in the below image will appear.
In the Stream field, input
announceto select the
Enter the topic for your announcement in the Topic field.
Your topic name cannot be longer than 52 characters.
Enter your announcement in Compose your message here... (also known as the compose box).
You can type
@**all**to mention everyone subscribed to the stream you send the message to.
Finally, you can now send your announcement by clicking the Send button or by pressing the enter key (if you have checked the option Press Enter to send).
You can always cancel your message by clicking the x () icon located at the top right corner of
your compose box or pressing the
Note: By default all users are subscribed to the
but users can unsubscribe from and mute the stream. This means that
announcements, although organization-wide, will not reach users who
have muted or unsubscribed from the