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Edit a Media Message with Telegram Bot API

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Create a workflow to Edit a Media Message with the Telegram Bot API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Edit a Media Message action
    1. Connect your Telegram Bot account
    2. Configure Chat ID
    3. Configure Message ID
    4. Select a Media Type
    5. Optional- Configure Caption
    6. Optional- Configure File Name
    7. Configure Media
    8. Optional- Select a Parse Mode
    9. Optional- Configure Reply Markup
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger


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Edit a Media Message on Telegram Bot
Description:Edits photo or video messages. [See the docs](https://core.telegram.org/bots/api#editmessagemedia) for more information


import {
} from "../../constants.mjs";
import telegramBotApi from "../../telegram_bot_api.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "telegram_bot_api-edit-media-message",
  name: "Edit a Media Message",
  description: "Edits photo or video messages. [See the docs](https://core.telegram.org/bots/api#editmessagemedia) for more information",
  version: "0.0.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    chatId: {
      propDefinition: [
    messageId: {
      propDefinition: [
    type: {
      propDefinition: [
      options: [
          label: "Photo",
          label: "Video",
    caption: {
      propDefinition: [
    filename: {
      propDefinition: [
    media: {
      propDefinition: [
      label: "Media",
    parse_mode: {
      propDefinition: [
    reply_markup: {
      propDefinition: [
  async run({ $ }) {
    const resp = await this.telegramBotApi.editMessageMedia({
      type: this.type,
      media: this.media,
      caption: this.caption,
      parse_mode: this.parse_mode,
    }, {
      chatId: this.chatId,
      messageId: this.messageId,
      reply_markup: this.reply_markup,
    $.export("$summary", `Successfully edited the ${this.type || "media"} message in chat, "${this.chatId}"`);
    return resp;


This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
Telegram BottelegramBotApiappThis component uses the Telegram Bot app.
Chat IDchatIdstring

Enter the unique identifier for the target chat (e.g. 1035597319) or username of the target public chat (in the format @channelusername or @supergroupusername). For example, if the group's public link is t.me/mygroup, the username is @mygroup.

Message IDmessageIdstring

Enter the message ID.

Media TypetypestringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "Photo", "value": "photo" }{ "label": "Video", "value": "video" }

Enter the caption.

File Namefilenamestring

Enter a filename.


File to send. Pass a file_id to send a file that exists on the Telegram servers, pass an HTTP URL for Telegram to get a file from the Internet, or pass the path to the file (e.g., /tmp/myFile.ext) to upload a new one using a file downloaded to /tmp. File must meet Telegram's requirements for MIME type and size.

Parse Modeparse_modestringSelect a value from the drop down menu:MarkdownV2HTMLMarkdown
Reply Markupreply_markupstring

Enter additional interface options that are a JSON-serialized object including an inline keyboard, a custom reply keyboard, instructions to remove the reply keyboard or instructions to force a reply from the user, e.g. {"inline_keyboard":[[{"text":"Some button text 2","url":"https://botpress.org"}]]} or {"keyboard":[["Yes","No"],["Maybe"]]}. Note: keyboard cannot be used with channels. See the docs for more information.


Telegram Bot uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your Telegram Bot account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to Telegram Bot APIs in both code and no-code steps.

To use the Telegram Bot API, you must first create a new bot by chatting with the BotFather.

At the end of that process, you'll receive a token to authorize requests for your bot. Add that token below.

About Telegram Bot

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