view mod_muc_bot/README.markdown @ 4690:82dabfffaddf

mod_muc_require_tos: Add this new module
author Emmanuel Gil Peyrot <>
date Thu, 16 Sep 2021 20:41:14 +0200
parents 9cbdb60e21f2
line wrap: on
line source

summary: Module for improving the life of bot authors

This module makes it easier to write MUC bots by removing the
requirement that the bot be online and joined to the room.

All the bot needs to do is send a message and this module handles the

# Configuration

Example configuration in Prosody:

Component "" "muc"

modules_enabled = {
known_bots = { "" }
bots_get_messages = false
ignore_bot_errors = true

# Sending messages

Simply send a stanza like this from your bot:

<message type="groupchat" to="">
  <body>Beep boop, I'm a bot!</body>
  <nick xmlns="">Botty</nick>

## Use with mod_rest

Using [mod_rest] to interact with MUC suffers from the same need to join
with an online resource, so this module helps with that as well!

curl \
    -d body="beep boop" \
    -d nick="Botty"

# Compatibility

Prosody **trunk** required.