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Telegram - Setting Username

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Official Telegram documentation: Usernames

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What is a Username And Why Set One?

Telegram usernames' are public. If you set an username, your account becomes reachable via the global search.

Why Your Users Should Have Usernames

Usernames are very important for the CM Telegram Bot plugin. If the username is not set, the placeholders will use the default sender name.

Setting Username

1) On Telegram, head to settings

2) Click username and Set one

Bot Username

As a reminder, the bot username is the one without spaces and ends with "bot" 

Adding to the Plugin

Head to WP Admin → CM Telegram Bot → Settings → API Settings tab. Fill the Bot Username field.

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