Adding a Discord Application Bot to your server can enhance the functionality and user experience of your server. Discord bots are automated programs that can perform various tasks, such as moderating conversations, playing music, or providing information. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of adding a Discord Application Bot to your server.
Step 1: Creating a Discord Application
To add a bot to your server, you first need to create a Discord application. Follow these steps:
- Go to the Discord Developer Portal: Open your web browser and navigate to the Discord Developer Portal.
- Create a New Application: Click on the “New Application” button and enter a name for your application.
- Navigate to the Bot Section: In the left sidebar, click on “Bot” under the “Settings” section.
- Add a Bot: Click on the “Add Bot” button and confirm your action by clicking “Yes, do it!”
Step 2: Inviting Your Bot to Your Server
Once you have created your Discord application and added a bot, follow these steps to invite it to your server:
- Navigate to OAuth2 Section: In the left sidebar of the Developer Portal, click on “OAuth2” under the “Settings” section.
- Select Scopes: Under Scopes section, select “bot”. This will generate an OAuth2 URL for inviting bots.
- Select Permissions: Scroll down to the “Bot Permissions” section and select the permissions you want your bot to have on your server. This will generate an updated OAuth2 URL.
- Copy the Generated URL: Copy the generated OAuth2 URL.
- Paste the URL in Your Browser: Open a new tab in your web browser, paste the copied URL, and hit Enter.
- Select a Server: Select the server where you want to add your bot and click on “Authorize”.
Step 3: Confirming Bot Presence
To confirm that your Discord Application Bot has been successfully added to your server, follow these steps:
- Navigate to Your Server: Open Discord and go to your server where you have invited the bot.
- Check Server Member List: In the right sidebar of your server, under “Members”, look for your bot’s username. It should be listed there.
You have successfully added a Discord Application Bot to your server. Now you can explore various Discord bot functionalities and customize them according to your server’s needs.
Remember, adding a bot can significantly enhance the functionality of your server, so make sure to choose reputable bots from trusted sources. Additionally, always review and understand the permissions you grant to each bot before inviting them.