Create a new Channel
Channels have restrictions in their naming. The regex responsible for validation can be located in Admin > General > UTF8
To create a new channel
You can set the name of that channel, choose if the channel is public or private, set the channel to read-only, broadcast the channel, and invite users.
In read-only Channels, messages can only be sent by users with write permissions. All users can react to messages in this channel. Read-only channels are most suitable for announcements and voting.
Encrypted Channels, messages will be end-to-end encrypted. See: End to End Encryption for details.
Broadcasted Channels behave like read-only channels, with only users with the right permission being able to post there. The differences to a read-only channel are:
  • Users without permission (the same one to post on read-only channels) inside this channel won't be able to see each other in the user list.
  • Users without permission won't be able to react to messages.
  • Every message contains a reply button that redirects the user to a direct message with the user that posted the message.
  • This channel cannot be converted to a read-only or open channel again.
Hit create and your new channel is created.
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