How Do I Add Items to My Discord Server?


Heather Bennett

Discord is a popular platform for creating and managing online communities. If you’re a server owner or administrator, you may want to add items such as channels, roles, and permissions to your Discord server. In this tutorial, we’ll explore how you can add these elements to enhance the functionality and organization of your server.

Adding Channels

Channels allow you to categorize different types of content within your server. To add a new channel:

  1. Step 1: Open your Discord server and click on the ‘+’ icon next to the existing channel categories.
  2. Step 2: Select ‘Create Channel’ from the dropdown menu.
  3. Step 3: Specify the channel name and choose its type (text or voice).
  4. Step 4: Click on ‘Create Channel’ to finalize the process.

Adding Roles

Roles help you assign specific permissions to users within your server. To add a new role:

  1. Step 1: Go to the ‘Server Settings’ by clicking on the server name in the top left corner of Discord.
  2. Step 2: Navigate to the ‘Roles’ tab.
  3. Step 3: Click on the ‘+’ icon next to ‘Roles’.
  4. Step 4: Enter a name for the role and customize its settings, such as color and permissions.
  5. Step 5: Save changes by clicking on ‘Save Changes’ or ‘Create Role’.

Assigning Roles and Permissions

Once you’ve created roles, you can assign them to users and customize their permissions:

  1. Step 1: Open the ‘Server Settings’ and navigate to the ‘Members’ tab.
  2. Step 2: Find the user you want to assign a role to and click on the ‘+’ icon next to their name.
  3. Step 3: Select the role(s) you want to assign from the dropdown menu.
  4. Step 4: Customize the role’s permissions by toggling the switches.
  5. Step 5: Click on ‘Save Changes’ to apply the role and permissions.


In this tutorial, we covered how to add items to your Discord server, including channels, roles, and permissions. Channels help organize content, while roles allow for assigning specific permissions.

By leveraging these features effectively, you can create a well-structured and customized server that caters to your community’s needs. Experiment with different settings and arrangements until you find what works best for your server!

Note: Remember that as a server owner or administrator, it’s important to regularly review and update your server’s settings and permissions to maintain a safe and enjoyable environment for all members.

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