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How to Make, Set Up, and Manage a Discord Server

๐ŸŒˆ Abstract

The article provides a step-by-step guide on how to create a Discord server, including:

  • Downloading the Discord app or accessing the web interface
  • Creating a user account and logging in
  • Creating a new server by clicking the "+" icon
  • Choosing a category for the server (optional)
  • Naming the server and uploading an image (optional)
  • Setting up user roles to manage permissions
  • Organizing channels and categories
  • Avoiding potential abuse issues
  • Adding a Discord bot to help moderate the server

๐Ÿ™‹ Q&A

[01] Creating a Discord Server

1. What are the steps to create a new Discord server?

  • Download the Discord app or open the Discord web interface
  • Create a user account or log in
  • Click the "+" icon in the sidebar to create a new server
  • Choose a category for the server (optional)
  • Name the server and upload an image (optional)
  • Click "Create" to set up the new server

2. How can you manage user permissions on the server?

  • Create different user roles with specific permissions
  • Assign users to the appropriate roles
  • Use roles to control abilities like managing the server, managing users, and moving users in/out of voice chat
  • Carefully manage the permissions of roles to avoid potential abuse issues

3. How can you organize channels and categories on the server?

  • Create new channels and categories by right-clicking in the channel pane
  • Name channels and categories (channels cannot have spaces or capital letters)
  • Make channels private and control access by assigning specific roles
  • Ensure channel-specific roles are above the highest administrative role to avoid abuse

4. What precautions should be taken to avoid abuse on a large Discord server?

  • Ensure all channel-specific roles are above the highest administrative role
  • Be cautious when assigning "Manage Channels" and "Administrator" permissions
  • Disable the ability for members to add reactions in read-only channels
  • Use the Audit Log to track administrative actions and identify rogue admins
  • Utilize the auto-mod settings to manage spam and require new users to verify their email

[02] Adding a Discord Bot

1. How can a Discord bot help manage a busy server?

  • Bots can help moderate the server without having to give up permissions to uncertain users
  • Bots can perform various moderation tasks to help manage the server

2. What other tips are provided for getting started with Discord?

  • Learn about common Discord scams and how to avoid them
  • Never share your Discord token, as it can be used to gain unauthorized access to your account
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