Setting up a Bot Account
- Go to the Discord Developers Portal.
- Click on the
New Applicationbutton, enter your desired bot name, and click
- In your new application, go to the
Add Bot, and confirm
Yes, do it!
- Change your bot's
Public Botsetting off so only you can invite it, save, and then get your Bot Token with the
Note: DO NOT post your bot token anywhere public. If you do it can and will be compromised.
- Save your Bot Token somewhere safe to use in the project settings later.
- In the
General Informationtab, grab the Application ID.
<APPLICATION_ID_HERE>in the following URL and visit it in the browser to invite your bot to your new test server.
Optionally, you can generate your own invite url in the
OAuth tab, after selecting
bot as the scope.