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Send an Album (Media Group) with Telegram Bot API

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Create a workflow to Send an Album (Media Group) 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 Send an Album (Media Group) action
    1. Connect your Telegram Bot account
    2. Configure Chat ID
    3. Configure Media
    4. Optional- Configure Disable Notifications
  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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Details

This is a pre-built, open source component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Send an Album (Media Group) on Telegram Bot
Description:Sends a group of photos or videos as an album. [See the docs](https://core.telegram.org/bots/api#sendmediagroup) for more information
Version:0.0.5
Key:telegram_bot_api-send-album

Code

import telegramBotApi from "../../telegram_bot_api.app.mjs";
import { toSingleLineString } from "../../common/utils.mjs";

export default {
  key: "telegram_bot_api-send-album",
  name: "Send an Album (Media Group)",
  description: "Sends a group of photos or videos as an album. [See the docs](https://core.telegram.org/bots/api#sendmediagroup) for more information",
  version: "0.0.5",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    telegramBotApi,
    chatId: {
      propDefinition: [
        telegramBotApi,
        "chatId",
      ],
    },
    media: {
      type: "any",
      label: "Media",
      description: toSingleLineString(`
        A JSON-serialized array describing photos and videos to be sent, must include 2–10 items
        (e.g.,
        \`[{"type":"photo","media":"https://example.com/myImage.jpeg"},{"type":"video","media":"/tmp/myVideo.mp4"}]\`).
        [See the docs](https://core.telegram.org/bots/api#inputmedia) for more information about the
        input media object.
      `),
      optional: false,
    },
    disable_notification: {
      propDefinition: [
        telegramBotApi,
        "disable_notification",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    let media = this.media;
    if (typeof media === "string") {
      try {
        media = JSON.parse(media);
      } catch (err) {
        throw new Error("media must be deserializable to JSON");
      }
    }
    const resp = await this.telegramBotApi.sendMediaGroup(this.chatId, media, {
      disable_notification: this.disable_notification,
    });
    // eslint-disable-next-line multiline-ternary
    $.export("$summary", `Successfully sent an album of ${resp.length} media file${resp.length === 1 ? "" : "s"} to chat, "${this.chatId}"`);
    return resp;
  },
};

Configuration

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.
LabelPropTypeDescription
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.

Mediamediaany

A JSON-serialized array describing photos and videos to be sent, must include 2–10 items (e.g., [{"type":"photo","media":"https://example.com/myImage.jpeg"},{"type":"video","media":"/tmp/myVideo.mp4"}]). See the docs for more information about the input media object.

Disable Notificationsdisable_notificationboolean

Choose if to send the message silently. iOS users will not receive a notification, Android users will receive a notification with no sound.

Authentication

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.


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After you create your bot, copy the bot token and add it below.

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