Discord is a great way to chat with other people. If you run your own Discord server, chances are that you’re going to want to install a bot at some point. Bots can help you automate moderation, add a points and leaderboard system, listen to music together, and much more.
We’re going to run through everything you need to know about Discord bots and teach you how to add bots to your Discord server. It’s easier than you might think.
What Are Discord Bots?
Discord bots can be built in different programming languages. Think of them as add-ons to a server to expand the core functionality of Discord.
If you’ve been in any of the best Discord servers out there, you’ve likely encountered a bot, perhaps without even realizing it. Take a look at the members list because bots will be listed here alongside human members. They’ll have a “Bot” badge to distinguish them.
Most bots are designed to run 24/7 on a server and you can usually communicate with them through text commands. These commands then trigger a specific part of their code, which in turn performs an action on the server.
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