You can add custom commands to your bot.
Here're the key features:
you can set any reply message — text, images, videos, files, or even locations;
custom commands will appear as clickable links in your project description and broadcasts;
we'll set the commands list automatically in Telegram bot settings so you don't have to.
NB! Commands always start with / and can only contain English letters, digits, and underscore. For example, /plans, /status, /help.
To create a new custom command, send /set_command to your bot:
As you can see, we're creating /support command for the bot.
The command will show our contact info.
Now, let's set the command reply (could be a message of any type, we'll use text):
Note that you can use formatting, put links, and even embed other commands!
The final step is setting a short description for the command. It will appear natively in the Telegram interface.
That's it! The new /support command was added to the commands menu automatically:
And when you send it to the bot our reply message will appear:
Custom Commands is a very powerful feature. What will you build with them?
To delete a command, use /delete_command.