Have you ever wanted to add a clock to your Discord server? Whether you want to display the current time for your server members or simply enhance the aesthetics of your server, adding a clock can be a great addition. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of adding a clock to your Discord server step by step.
Step 1: Creating a Channel
The first step is to create a new channel specifically for displaying the clock. You can name it anything you like, such as “Clock” or “Time.” To do this, follow these steps:
- Step 1.1: Open Discord and navigate to your server.
- Step 1.2: Click on the ‘+’ button next to your existing channels.3: Select “Create Channel” from the dropdown menu.4: Enter a name for your new channel (e.g., “Clock”) and click on “Create Channel.”
Step 2: Adding a Bot
In order to display the current time in the channel, we will be using a bot called “Pendulum“. Pendulum is an easy-to-use bot that provides various time-related functionalities. Here’s how you can add Pendulum bot to your server:
- Step 2.1: Open a web browser and go to https://pendulumbot.com.
- Step 2.2: Click on the “Add Pendulum” button.3: Select your Discord server from the dropdown menu and click on “Authorize.”
Step 3: Configuring Pendulum
Once you have added Pendulum bot to your server, you need to configure it to display the time in the desired channel. Follow these steps:
- Step 3.1: In your Discord server, locate the channel you created for the clock.
- Step 3.2: Right-click on the channel and select “Edit Channel” from the dropdown menu.3: In the channel settings, scroll down and find the “Permissions” section.4: Click on the ‘+’ button next to “Roles/Members” under “Read Messages,” then select “@everyone.”
Step 4: Enjoying Your Clock
Congratulations! You have successfully added a clock to your Discord server.
The Pendulum bot will now display the current time in the designated channel at regular intervals. Your server members can easily check the time by visiting that channel.
You can further customize the appearance of your clock by changing Pendulum’s settings or exploring other available bots that offer similar functionalities. Experiment with different styles and designs to create a clock that perfectly matches your server’s theme.
If you ever decide to remove the clock or make any changes, you can follow these steps:
- To remove Pendulum bot from your server:
- Open your Discord server and go to “Server Settings.”
- Select “Moderation” from the left menu.
- Find Pendulum in the list of authorized apps and click on the ‘x’ button next to it.
- To delete the clock channel:
- Right-click on the channel and select “Delete Channel” from the dropdown menu.
- Confirm the deletion by clicking on “Delete Channel” in the pop-up window.
That’s it! Now you know how to add a clock to your Discord server using Pendulum bot. Enjoy your new clock and enhance your server’s experience!