Telegram bot to get everyone's attention in a group chat. Like
@everyonein other messaging applications.
Use the hosted bot, or host your own!
/start - Display help text /in - Opt-in to receive mentions /out - Opt-out of receiving mentions /everyone - Mention all opted-in users
- Clone the repository
npm install -g yarnif you haven't got yarn installed globally.
yarn installin the repository to install dependencies.
- Create a config.json based on
config-sample.jsonwith the desired settings or setup the environment variables mentioned below.
npm start:devto start the service.
|TELEGRAM_API_KEY||API key for the telegram bot, provided by @BotFather|
|BOT_USERNAME||Username of the live bot on Telegram. Must be without the @ sign.|
|FIREBASE_PROJECT_NAME||Firebase project to be used for storage of groups & users.|
|FIREBASE_DATABASE_SECRET||Auth secret for Firebase to communicate securely.|
|MENTIONS_PER_MESSAGE||Used to chunk the mentions into multiple messages as Telegram doesn't notify the people mentioned after the first 4 - 5.|