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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Slack trigger and Discord Bot action. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Select this integration
  2. Configure the New Message In Channels (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Slack account
    2. Optional- Select one or more Channels
    3. Configure slackApphook
    4. Configure Resolve names
    5. Configure Ignore bots
  3. Configure the Create DM action
    1. Connect your Discord Bot account
    2. Select a Guild
    3. Configure Message
    4. Optional- Configure Embeds
    5. Optional- Configure Thread ID
    6. Optional- Configure Username
    7. Optional- Configure Avatar URL
    8. Optional- Configure Include link to workflow
    9. Select a User
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger

Details

This integration uses pre-built, open source components from Pipedream's GitHub repo. These components are 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.

Trigger

Description:Emit new event when a new message is posted to one or more channels
Version:1.0.0
Key:slack-new-message-in-channels

Trigger Code

import common from "../common/base.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "slack-new-message-in-channels",
  name: "New Message In Channels (Instant)",
  version: "1.0.0",
  description: "Emit new event when a new message is posted to one or more channels",
  type: "source",
  dedupe: "unique",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    conversations: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "conversation",
      ],
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Channels",
      description: "Select one or more channels to monitor for new messages.",
      optional: true,
    },
    // eslint-disable-next-line pipedream/props-description,pipedream/props-label
    slackApphook: {
      type: "$.interface.apphook",
      appProp: "slack",
      async eventNames() {
        return this.conversations || [
          "message",
        ];
      },
    },
    resolveNames: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "resolveNames",
      ],
    },
    ignoreBot: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "ignoreBot",
      ],
    },
  },
  methods: {
    ...common.methods,
    getSummary() {
      return "New message in channel";
    },
    async processEvent(event) {
      if (event.type !== "message") {
        console.log(`Ignoring event with unexpected type "${event.type}"`);
        return;
      }
      if (event.subtype != null && event.subtype != "bot_message" && event.subtype != "file_share") {
        // This source is designed to just emit an event for each new message received.
        // Due to inconsistencies with the shape of message_changed and message_deleted
        // events, we are ignoring them for now. If you want to handle these types of
        // events, feel free to change this code!!
        console.log("Ignoring message with subtype.");
        return;
      }
      if ((this.ignoreBot) && (event.subtype == "bot_message" || event.bot_id)) {
        return;
      }
      if (this.resolveNames) {
        if (event.user) {
          event.user_id = event.user;
          event.user = await this.getUserName(event.user);
        } else if (event.bot_id) {
          event.bot = await this.getBotName(event.bot_id);
        }
        event.channel_id = event.channel;
        event.channel = await this.getConversationName(event.channel);
        if (event.team) {
          event.team_id = event.team;
          event.team = await this.getTeamName(event.team);
        }
      }
      return event;
    },
  },
};

Trigger 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
SlackslackappThis component uses the Slack app.
N/AnameCache$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
Channelsconversationsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.
slackApphook$.interface.apphook
Resolve namesresolveNamesboolean

Resolve user and channel names (incurs extra API calls)

Ignore botsignoreBotboolean

Ignore messages from bots

Trigger Authentication

Slack uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Slack account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Slack and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Slack API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:

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About Slack

Slack is a channel-based messaging platform. With Slack, people can work together more effectively, connect all their software tools and services, and find the information they need to do their best work — all within a secure, enterprise-grade environment.

Action

Description:Create a new DM channel with a user. [See the docs here](https://discord.com/developers/docs/resources/user#create-dm) and [here](https://discord.com/developers/docs/resources/channel#create-message)
Version:0.0.26
Key:discord_bot-create-dm

Action Code

import common from "../../common.mjs";
import messageCommon from "../send-message-common.mjs";
import utils from "../../common/utils.mjs";

const { discord } = common.props;

export default {
  key: "discord_bot-create-dm",
  name: "Create DM",
  description: "Create a new DM channel with a user. [See the docs here](https://discord.com/developers/docs/resources/user#create-dm) and [here](https://discord.com/developers/docs/resources/channel#create-message)",
  version: "0.0.26",
  type: "action",
  ...messageCommon,
  props: {
    discord,
    ...common.props,
    ...messageCommon.props,
    userId: {
      propDefinition: [
        discord,
        "userId",
        ({ guildId }) => ({
          guildId,
        }),
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const createDMChannelResponse = await this.discord.createDm({
      $,
      recipientId: this.userId,
    });
    if (createDMChannelResponse.id) {
      const createMessageResponse = await this.discord.createMessage({
        $,
        channelId: createDMChannelResponse.id,
        data: {
          embeds: utils.parseObject(this.embeds),
          avatarURL: this.avatarURL,
          threadID: this.threadID,
          username: this.username,
          content: this.includeSentViaPipedream
            ? this.appendPipedreamText(this.message)
            : this.message,
        },
      });
      $.export("$summary", "Message has been sent successfully");
      return createMessageResponse;
    } else {
      $.export("$summary", "Could not create or retrieve DM channel!");
      throw new Error("Create DM Channel call was not successful!");
    }
  },
};

Action Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI.

LabelPropTypeDescription
Discord BotdiscordappThis component uses the Discord Bot app.
GuildguildIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Messagemessagestring

Enter a simple message up to 2000 characters. This is the most commonly used field. However, it's optional if you pass embed content.

Embedsembedsany

Embedded rich content (up to 6000 characters), this should be given as an array, e.g. [{"title": "Hello, Embed!","description": "This is an embedded message."}]. To pass data from another step, enter a reference using double curly brackets (e.g., {{steps.mydata.$return_value}}). Tip: Construct the embeds array in a Node.js code step, return it, and then pass the return value to this step.

Thread IDthreadIDstring

If provided, the message will be posted to this thread

Usernameusernamestring

Overrides the current username

Avatar URLavatarURLstring

If used, it overrides the default avatar

Include link to workflowincludeSentViaPipedreamboolean

Defaults to true, includes a link to this workflow at the end of your Discord message.

UseruserIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Action Authentication

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

This integration allows you to use the Discord API using your own Discord bot. If you don't use a custom bot, and you just need to use the Discord API, exit this screen and use the Discord integration, instead.


If you want to use your own Discord bot, but haven't created one yet, see these instructions or watch this video. You'll need to add this bot to your server(s) to make successful API requests.

Once you've created your bot, you'll find the Bot token within the Bot section of your app. Enter that token below.

About Discord Bot

Use this app to interact with the Discord API using a bot in your account

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