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Connecting to Discord
Keep everyone up to date on your project's progress

What is the Discord integration?

With the Discord integration you can do a number of things on Dework that help make the platform work the way you want to engage your team and community.
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How to connect Dework to Discord

Step 1: In the space/project that you want to connect to your Discord server, click on Connect to Discord at the top.
Settings > Discord Integration > Connect to Discord
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Step 2: You will redirected to a Discord page where you can select which server you want to connect to the Dework space. Select the server from the dropdown and click Continue.
Select the server to connect to Dework
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Step 3: By clicking Authorise, you will add the Dework bot to your server with the requested permissions so that it can operate seamlessly.
Authorise adding the Dework bot to your serve
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What Discord integrations are there

Once authorised you will be returned to Dework where you can customise the integration on how you want to keep your server updated about the project's progress.
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There are 3 parts for Discord integration: Good for Discussions, Tasks Awareness and Community Suggestions, where you can find what suits your need most.
Start customising the integration
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Review how you want Dework updates to get shared to your Discord server.
Good for Discussions
  • A thread per task on the channel you select is especially great for projects where you want to discuss or share feedback on each of this space/project's tasks.
Task discussion thread integration for Discord
Tasks Awareness
  • A message sent to a Discord channel when a task is created can be used to inform your community of new tasks/bounties on this space/project.
  • The status board with all open tasks option posts a message that syncs with Dework to show all open tasks for this space/project.
Task awareness integrations for Discord
Community Suggestions
  • A message sent to a Discord channel when a community suggestion is created can keep your team (or community) up to date with the latest inputs, so they can upvote or learn more.
  • The community suggestions status board provides you with a synced list of the top voted community suggestions for this project directly in a Discord server channel.
Community Suggestion integrations for Discord

Activity Feed

  • A message sent to a Discord channel when an activity feed update is posted on Dework can ensure more visibility or action from contributors
Activity Feed integration for Discord
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How to setup a Discord integration

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Create a thread when a task is assigned to someone

Step 1: Click Connect next to Create a thread when a task is assigned to someone. Then select which channel on your Discord server you want to connect the Dework space/project to.
Select the channel for the Discord integration
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Step 2: Then click Connect and you're all set!
Now this Discord channel will have threads created for assigned tasks
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After connecting to the Discord channel, you will start receiving updates directly in your Discord as tasks get assigned and move into progress.
Sample Discord updates and thread creation for tasks in Dework
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Send a message when a task is created

Click Connect next to Send a message when a task is created to be able to select the channel you want to see all the newly created tasks. Then select the relevant channel from the dropdown.
Connectiion to Discord channel for task creation message
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After connecting to the Discord channel, you will start receiving updates directly in your Discord as tasks get created.
Task creation message in the Discord channel
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Post a status board with all open tasks

Click Connect next to Post a status board with all open tasks to connect to the channel you want to have an overview of open tasks. Then select the channel from the dropdown.
Connectiion to Discord channel for task status board
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After connecting to the Discord channel, you will start seeing the status board for all open tasks from the Dework space/project directly in your Discord.
Task board message in the Discord channel
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Send a message when a community suggestion is created

Click Connect next to Send a message when a community suggestion is created to connect to the channel you want to be notified with newly created community suggestions. Then select the channel from the dropdown.
Connectiion to Discord channel for community suggestion creation message
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After connecting to the Discord channel, you will start receiving community suggestion updates directly in your Discord as new suggestions get created.
Community suggestion message in the Discord channel
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Post a status board with all community suggestions

Click Connect next to Post a status board with all community suggestions to connect to the channel you want to have a overview of community suggestion. Then select the channel from the dropdown.
Connectiion to Discord channel for community suggestion status board
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After connecting to the Discord channel, you will start seeing the Community Suggestion status board that lists them directly in your Discord.
Community suggestion status board message in the Discord channel
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Send a message when the activity feed is updated

Click Connect next to Send a message when the activity feed is updated to connect to the channel you want to be notified with newly created Activity Feed updates. Then select the channel from the dropdown.
Note: Learn more about the Activity Feed on Setup your first Space​
Connectiion to Discord channel for activity feed update message
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After connecting to the Discord channel, you will start receiving activity feed updates directly in your Discord as new updates get created.
Activity Feed update in the Discord channel
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Notes

  • You can also connect to Discord at the top of any space/project and then go to Settings to customise the Discord integration.
Click on βš™οΈ to customise the integration
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  • When you use nested a space/project under the one you setup with a Discord integration, the notifications of the nested space/project will be pushed to the same Discord channels.
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What is the Discord integration?
How to connect Dework to Discord
What Discord integrations are there
How to setup a Discord integration
Create a thread when a task is assigned to someone
Send a message when a task is created
Post a status board with all open tasks
Send a message when a community suggestion is created
Post a status board with all community suggestions
Send a message when the activity feed is updated
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