You first have to create a Telegram bot to get credentials.
Once you have them you can add these to your
How to get the Telegram credentials: You need to set up a Telegram bot.
To create the bot, go to Bot Father, enter
/newbotand follow the instructions.
At the end you should get your
access_tokenand the username you set will be your
If you want to use your bot in a group setting, it’s advisable to turn on group privacy mode by entering
/setprivacy. Then the bot will only listen when a user’s message starts with
For more information, check out the Telegram HTTP API.
Running on Telegram¶
If you want to connect to telegram using the run script, e.g. using:
you need to supply a
credentials.yml with the following content:
telegram: access_token: "490161424:AAGlRxinBRtKGb21_rlOEMtDFZMXBl6EC0o" verify: "your_bot" webhook_url: "https://your_url.com/webhooks/telegram/webhook"