Setting up a Telegram bot for the ElbuzCart store
Create a Telegram bot
- Open a chat in the Telegram program with @BotFather
- Click Start
- Send /newbot to chat
💡 You can change the bot name later.
@BotFather will ask you to enter a name for the new bot.
The bot's name will be displayed in the contact list and in the chat title.
Create a name for your bot and send it to the chat.
⚠️ You will not be able to change the bot's username later.
@BotFather will ask you to enter a username for the new bot.
Username must be:
- Contain only Latin letters, numbers and underscore
- End with the word bot
- Be from 5 to 32 characters
Come up with a username for your bot and send it to the chat
In response you will receive an HTTP API token bot.
Copy the API token
Go to the Elbuz Jumper admin panel > Upload > Edit upload template
Specify the token you received earlier and click the "Connect" button
After successful connection, open the Telegram program and find your bot by the name that you specified when creating the bot, adding the @ symbol to beginning and click the Start button
Detailed bot setup
- Open a chat with @BotFather
- Send /mybots to chat
- Select the created bot
Click Edit Bot
To change the bot name : Click Edit Name → submit a new name.
To change the text of the bot profile description: click the Edit About button → submit a new profile description text.
To change the bot description text: click Edit Description → submit a new bot description text.
To change your avatar (profile picture): click Edit Botpic → send the picture file.