Telegram Notification Channel

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Telegram Notification Channel plugin for Craft Notifications

A Telegram notification channel for the Craft Notifications plugin


Setting up your Telegram Bot

Talk to @BotFather and generate a Bot API Token.

Then, configure your Telegram Bot API Token either through the plugin settings or by copying the config.php file to config/telegram-notification-channel.php and setting the token there.

Using the Telegram Notification Channel

You can now add telegram to your via() function. You will also have to provide a toTelegram function to create your message.

use rias\notifications\models\Notification;
use rias\telegramnotificationchannel\models\TelegramMessage;

 * Get the notification's delivery channels.
 * @return array
public function via()
    return ['telegram' => '<YOUR_USER_ID/CHAT_ID>'];

public function toTelegram()
    $blogpost = $this->event->sender;

    return TelegramMessage::create()
        //->to($this->user->telegram_user_id) // You can provide a different user or chat to send to here.
        ->content("A new blogpost has been added:\n*{$blogpost->title}*") // Markdown supported.
        ->button('View blogpost', $blogpost->url); // Inline Button

Here's a screenshot preview of the above notification on Telegram Messenger:

Message screenshot

Available message methods

  • to($chatId): (integer) Recipient's chat id or user id.
  • content(''): (string) Notification message, supports markdown. For more information on supported markdown styles, check out these docs.
  • button($text, $url): (string) Adds an inline "Call to Action" button. You can add as many as you want and they'll be placed 2 in a row.
  • options([]): (array) Allows you to add additional or override sendMessage payload (A Telegram Bot API method used to send message internally). For more information on supported parameters, check out these docs.


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