You have many options when it comes to providing cool features for your Discord members. Bots are one of these features. Once you know how to add these bots, customizing your server will be easy.
This article will help you set up Discord servers, introduce you to the world of bots and show you how you can add bots to Discord servers (and why).
What are Discord Bots?
Bots are computer programs that can interact with humans (and other bots) in order to perform specific functions automatically. A helpful chat window on a website opens immediately and offers to speak with you about their product. That’s a bot. Reddit users will see bot interactions (beep!) boop!) All the time.
Depending on the purpose of bots, their design, and their deployment, they can be either helpful or frustrating. Bots can be helpful or frustrating on Discord.
There are bots that play music, that offer amusing memes upon request, that fetch your game stats, and that makes a loud, horny noise when you ask them to.
Finding Good Bots
There are many bots available in Discord. You can find some of the more useful and silly bots here, but those who are looking for more serious bots will find them on Carbonitex. Carbonitex is one of the most trusted repositories for Discord bots. Discord bots is another reliable repository for Discord bots. For the truly hardcore, a GitHub search will yield all the relevant information.
Add Bots to Your Discord Server
It can take a while to add bots to your Discord server. Eventually, it will become intuitive.
Step 1 – Turn on Administrator Access
You will need to be the Administrator to add bots to your Discord server. It’s a good idea not to add anything to a server you don’t control.
- Select the server that you would like the bot added to from your Discord Home Page (on the left-hand side of the Discord Website).
- Once you have selected, click the drop-down menu. This is the server name at the top left-hand side of the screen with a small downward arrow.
- Tap “Server Settings”.
- Tap “Roles.”
- Click on “Default Permissions.”
- Scroll down to General Permissions and toggle “Administrator on”.
- Click “Save Changes.”
Step 2: Get the Bots you Want
It is important to remember that your Bots’ source site may show “Invite” and “Add Bots.” In this case, we will use Dyno. However, the instructions might differ if you are adding another Bot. These steps will be required for every server that you manage or own.
Here’s how you can add a bot to your Discord server.
- Go to the website of the bot that you wish to add. Click on the option to log in. Note Each source will have different instructions. For the most part, just following these steps will work.
- Log in using your Discord credentials. Next, choose the server where the bot should be used and click Continue’
- Select the appropriate settings for your server, then click ‘Authorize’
- Set up your account by following the steps.
If you are having trouble finding your server, ensure that you log into Discord using the same browser as the Bots’ website. Make sure your account is correct.
This TechJunkie explains how to add an administrator to your server.
You can add bots directly if you are more serious and don’t want to deal with the interface. To know the bot’s client ID, you will need to log into Discord. This is the way to go for most GitHub bots that don’t have a website interface.
- Copy the URL below into your browser: https://discordapp.com/oauth2/authorize?client_id= &scope=bot&permissions=0 .
- Put the client ID of the bot you wish to add in place of ‘Bot_Client_ID’ in the URL above.
- Even though Oauth2 is used to execute the command, you may still need to authorize it.
How to Manage Your Bot
Let’s now look at how to manage your bot after you have added it. The dashboard for bots is usually located on the website. It contains detailed controls for moderation. You can also make adjustments to Discord’s settings. The instructions will differ depending on which bot you are using.
- Go to the bot’s site and click the Dashboard option.
- Scroll down to see the controls your bot provides.
- You can make any changes you like.
Each bot will be unique in its capabilities and instructions.
Authorizing Your Discord Bot
Discord is extremely careful about bots and may require multiple authorizations in order to allow one to work. Oauth2 is used to allow bots to access the platform and interact with it. However, the channel may prompt you to authorize it.
Here are some popular discord bots
What bots should you add now that you are able to add bots? You will only know the environment that you desire for your server. Here’s a list of Discord bots that are most popular and the reasons you might want them to be added.
Dank Member displays memes and offers a range of other meme-related features.
Pancake a multi-featured basic bot with moderation and music playing.
Nadeko offers games and gambling. It also has administration tools.
MedalBot allows your users to record clips.
RickBot has more than 4500 custom soundboards.
Groovy supports Spotify, YouTube and Soundcloud.
Rythm a fully functional and stable music bot.
Mantaro can be used as a “fun” bot.
A translator provides instant translation between over 100 languages.
More Bot Resources
There are many resources available to help you create, customize, or even create your Discord bot. These are the top bot-related resources that you can find on the Internet to make the most of your bot experience.
Discord.me allows users to add and promote servers. However, the site’s main goal is to help people find online communities that they love. It has 33 categories, from Mature to Mature to Art to Fitness to Furry.
The site has a blog that keeps members informed. It also features NSFW toggles that allow you to avoid or seek out “after dark” servers.
This site has a wealth of resources and examples that are great for bot developers.
Bastionbot.org is a unique philosophical position in the bot world. Instead of having a dozen bots running their own functions, Bastion tries to be a single bot that can handle all service needs.
Bastion features include music, games, and giveaways. A suggestions channel, voting, user profiles, and virtual currencies. Leveling systems can be accessed through a server shop. Filters, searches, game stats, and messaging can all be used. Emojis can also be used to add fun features such as air horns, quotes, starboard, scheduled orders, triggers, and reaction events. Bastion is a fully-featured bot. It can do almost anything you ask it to, and it continues to add new features.
Carbonitex is a statistics-collecting website devoted to Discord servers and bots and is a fantastic resource for those who want to see where the action is in the server and bot playing field. Carbonitex can be invited to monitor your server to collect statistics and show you where you are within the amazing server ecosystem.
Most Frequently Asked Questions
Bots can be used as Discord server administrators. These are the most commonly asked questions.
How do I create Discord Servers?
An article will walk you through the process of creating a server. It is easy to set up multiple servers, and it is free. You can have a Minecraft server and a Call of Duty server.
Discord servers can be created for school or business meetings.
Is it necessary to add a bot on every server?
I have added a bot but it isn’t working. What’s wrong?
You may have issues depending on which bot you’ve added. In most cases, however, you will need to navigate to “Roles” in your server’s setting and grant the correct permissions to your mechanical assistant.
A dashboard is a common feature of bots. If the bot is still not performing properly after you have added the roles, go to the bot’s site and verify the moderator permissions. The Mee6 bot, for example, is extremely popular. However, you must toggle the Moderator permissions from the website before it will do anything.
To add bots to my site, do I need to be an administrator?
Yes. If you don’t have Administrator rights turned on, you cannot add a bot onto that server. These permissions can be obtained by contacting the admins or owner. Depending on your relationship with the admins and what you are trying to accomplish, the admins may deny you access to the required permissions.
Can Discord mobile allow me to add a bot?
Yes! Yes! Open the web browser you prefer and navigate to the website where the bot you want to add. You can authorize the bot and choose the server to which it will be used.