Do you need more help? Visit my server here: https://discord.gg/DpxkY3x
Useful to always have
Keep this saved somewhere, as this is the docs to discord.py@rewrite. All you need to know about the library is defined inside here, even code that I don't use in this example is here.
How to setup
Make a bot here and grab the token
Rename the file config.json.example to config.json, then fill in the required spots, such as token, prefix and game
To install what you need, do pip install -r requirements.txt
(If that doesn't work, do python -m pip install -r requirements.txt)
NOTE: Use pip install with Administrator/sudo
Start the bot by having the cmd/terminal inside the bot folder and type python index.py
You're done, enjoy your bot!
Q: I don't see my bot on my server!
A: Invite it by using this URL: https://discordapp.com/oauth2/authorize?client_id=CLIENT_ID&scope=bot
Remember to replace CLIENT_ID with your bot client ID
Q: There aren't that many commands here...
A: Yes, I will only provide a few commands to get you started, maybe adding more later.
Q: Why the beer with the discord logo?
A: Because the framework is made so simple that even a drunk guy can set it up.
Flake8 is a tool that helps you keep your code clean. Most coding softwares will have a plugin that supports this Python module so it can be integrated with your IDE. To install it, simply do
pip install flake8. If you're using python 3.7, install by doing
pip install -e git+https://gitlab.com/pycqa/flake8#egg=flake8
PM2 is an alternative script provided by NodeJS, which will reboot your bot whenever it crashes and keep it up with a nice status. You can install it by doing
npm install -g pm2 and you should be done. Keep in mind that this PM2 file is made to work on my own Linux instance, you might need to change the
# Start the bot pm2 start pm2.json # Tips on common commands pm2 <command> [name] start discord_bot.py Run the bot again if it's offline list Get a full list of all available services stop discord_bot.py Stop the bot reboot discord_bot.py Reboot the bot
Docker is an alternative to run the bot 24/7 and always reboot again whenever it crashed. You can find the install manual here. You don't have to get it, but if you're used to having Docker, it's available at least.
# Build and run the Dockerfile docker-compose up -d --build # Tips on common commands docker-compose <command> ps Check if bot is online or not (list) down Shut down the bot reboot Reboot the bot without shutting it down or rebuilding logs Check the logs made by the bot.