This add-on is operated by Twist

Heroku Error Messages and Usage Data via Smart Alerts


Last Updated: 07 May 2015

The Twist add-on is currently in beta.

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Twist is an add-on that takes all your Heroku log data to create intelligent events and alerts. Make sure when an incident occurs, the right person - at the right time - is notified.

Provisioning the add-on

Twist can be attached to an app on Heroku via the CLI:

A list of all plans available can be found here.

$ heroku addons:create twist
-----> Adding twist to sharp-mountain-4005... done, v18 (free)

After installing Twist the application should be configured to fully integrate with the add-on.


For more information on the features available within Twist please visit the web site at

The Twist alert management app helps you to manage the stream of event data coming from various tools in your stack - in a single place. Create on-call groups and schedules, escalation paths, and forms of notifications - and collaborate with your team in a single social activity stream. Twist is available through the web app, and on iPhone and Android.


Twist The dashboard can be accessed via the CLI:

$ heroku addons:open twist
Opening twist for sharp-mountain-4005…

or by visiting the Heroku apps web interface and selecting the application in question. Select Twist from the Add-ons menu.

Removing the add-on

Twist can be removed via the CLI.

This will destroy all associated data and cannot be undone!

$ heroku addons:destroy twist
-----> Removing twist from sharp-mountain-4005... done, v20 (free)


All Twist support and runtime issues should be submitted via the Heroku Support channel. Any non-support related issues or product feedback is welcome at