Integration with Telegram
To set up sending messages from the portal to Telegram, users need to create and connect a Telegram bot.
Setting up the integration of the portal with the Telegram-bot #
Just enter the API token of your bot on the appropriate page of the integration setup:
After the bot is connected to the portal, users will be able to connect it to their profile Security and notifications menu sending messages to your Telegram.
A brief instruction for creating a Telegram bot #
There is a special bot for creating a new bot in Telegram — @BotFather.
Write /start and get a list of all bot commands.
First and foremost - /newbot - send this command and @BotFather asks for the name of our new bot. The only restriction on the name - it must end in "bot". If successful, BotFather returns the bot's token and a link for adding the bot to contacts quickly.
After the bot is created, it is necessary to copy the API token for integration:
This is enough for integration. But the bot can also be assigned an avatar, a description and a greeting message.
Otherwise, the telegram bot will be blocked!