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Discord API sample

Using the Discord sample bundle

The Discord-guild-chat example bundle in samples/discord-guild-chat demonstrates the ability to reply with pong to messages which are equal to !ping or ping. Here is a guide to how to get it working.


You will need a working nodecg-io installation. If you have non yet take a look at installation guide. You may need to install this bundle, so take a look at the “Try an included sample”-Guide. It will also tell you how to log in and how to use the GUI.

You also need:

  • A Discord Bot token


If you don't have such a token yet, you can follow this guide.

Configure the Discord sample bundle

  1. In NodeCG, create a new discord service instance.
  2. Enter your bot token:

        "botToken": "your-token-goes-here"

    After entering it, click save.

  3. Set the sample's (discord-guild-chat) dependency to be the newly created service instance (of type discord).

  4. Check the NodeCG logs:

    You should see an error or a Login message.