The Discord (opens in a new tab) integration enables you to install a Context bot directly into your Discord (opens in a new tab) server, allowing users to ask questions by simply tagging the bot. This feature is invaluable for projects or products that rely on a Discord (opens in a new tab) server for technical support.
How to Install a Context Bot in Discord
Locate bot & begin installation
Click the "Bots" button in the left side navigation, select the bot you want to install, navigate to the top right corner of the screen, and click "Install". Next, click the "Discord" button, which will open a popup with detailed installation instructions.
Install Context on your server
Click the button to install Context on your Discord server. A new tab will open, prompting you to sign in to Discord if you haven't already.
Select the server you want to install Context into
In the newly opened window, select the Discord server where you'd like to install Context. You must have admin permissions for the chosen server. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
Create a Context channel in your server
Create a new channel in your Discord server specifically for the bot. We recommend naming the channel "ask-context", but feel free to choose a different name.
Link your channel to the bot
In the newly created Context channel, enter the following command:
@context !register -YOUR-BOT-ID
Remember, you cannot simply copy and paste the command above. First, tag the bot by typing the
@ key, followed by
Make sure to replace
-YOUR-BOT-ID with the unique ID provided in the
Query the bot
Users can now query the bot in the designated channel. Simply tag the bot by typing the
@ key, followed by
context, and then hit space and type your query. For example:
How do I get started?
The bot will take a moment to process before providing an answer.
As users begin interacting with the bot, you can monitor the incoming queries in real time using the Context app. Learn how to monitor queries.