When creating an open channel or a group channel, you can additionally specify a custom channel type to subclassify channels. This custom type takes on the form of
String, and can be useful in searching or filtering channels.
customType properties of a channel object allow you to append information to channels. While both properties can be used flexibly, common examples for
customType include categorizing channels as "School" or "Work".
To get an open channel's custom type, read the
To get a group channel's custom type, read the