Discord.Net.Labs.WebSocket 3.0.0-pre

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This is a prerelease version of Discord.Net.Labs.WebSocket.
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dotnet add package Discord.Net.Labs.WebSocket --version 3.0.0-pre                
NuGet\Install-Package Discord.Net.Labs.WebSocket -Version 3.0.0-pre                
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="Discord.Net.Labs.WebSocket" Version="3.0.0-pre" />                
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Discord.Net.Labs.WebSocket --version 3.0.0-pre                
#r "nuget: Discord.Net.Labs.WebSocket, 3.0.0-pre"                
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Discord.Net.Labs.WebSocket as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Discord.Net.Labs.WebSocket&version=3.0.0-pre&prerelease

// Install Discord.Net.Labs.WebSocket as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Discord.Net.Labs.WebSocket&version=3.0.0-pre&prerelease                

Discord.Net Labs


Join our Discord server for support using labs

This repo is a custom fork of Discord.Net that introduces the newest features of discord for testing and experimenting. Nothing here is guaranteed to work but you are more than welcome to submit bugs in the issues tabs

Known issues

Labs will not work with normal package of Playwo's InteractivityAddon. The reason is that his package depends on the base discord.net lib. You can instead use the InteractivityAddon.Labs package which implements some of the features added in Discord.Net-Labs.

How to use

Setting up labs in your project is really simple, here's how to do it:

  1. Remove Discord.Net from your project
  2. Add Discord.Net Labs nuget to your project
  3. Enjoy!

Listening for interactions

// Subscribe to the InteractionCreated event
client.InteractionCreated += Client_InteractionCreated;

private async Task Client_InteractionCreated(SocketInteraction interaction)
  // Checking the type of this interaction
  switch (interaction)
    // Slash commands
    case SocketSlashCommand commandInteraction:
      await MySlashCommandHandler(commandInteraction);
    // Button clicks/selection dropdowns
    case SocketMessageComponent componentInteraction:
      await MyMessageComponentHandler(componentInteraction);
    // Unused or Unknown/Unsupported

Simple handling slash commands

private async Task MySlashCommandHandler(SocketSlashCommand interaction)
    // Checking command name
    if (interaction.Data.Name == "ping")
      // Respond to interaction with message.
      // You can also use "ephemeral" so that only the original user of the interaction sees the message
      await interaction.RespondAsync($"Pong!", ephemeral: true);
      // Also you can followup with a additional messages, which also can be "ephemeral"
      await interaction.FollowupAsync($"PongPong!", ephemeral: true);

Simple handling button clicks and selection dropdowns

private async Task MyMessageComponentHandler(SocketMessageComponent interaction)
    // Get the custom ID 
    var customId = interaction.Data.CustomId;
    // Get the user
    var user = (SocketGuildUser) interaction.User;
    // Get the guild
    var guild = user.Guild;
    // Respond with the update message. This edits the message which this component resides.
    await interaction.UpdateAsync(msgProps => msgProps.Content = $"Clicked {interaction.Data.CustomId}!");
    // Also you can followup with a additional messages
    await interaction.FollowupAsync($"Clicked {interaction.Data.CustomId}!", ephemeral: true);
    // If you are using selection dropdowns, you can get the selected label and values using these
    var selectedLabel = ((SelectMenu) interaction.Message.Components.First().Components.First()).Options.FirstOrDefault(x => x.Value == interaction.Data.Values.FirstOrDefault())?.Label;
    var selectedValue = interaction.Data.Values.First();

Note: The example above assumes that the selection dropdown is expecting only 1 returned value, if you configured your dropdown for multiple values, you'll need to modify the code slightly.

Sending messages with buttons

Theres a new field in all SendMessageAsync functions that takes in a MessageComponent, you can use it like so:

var builder = new ComponentBuilder().WithButton("Hello!", customId: "id_1", ButtonStyle.Primary, row: 0);
await Context.Channel.SendMessageAsync("Test buttons!", component: builder.Build());

Sending messages with selection dropdowns

Theres a new field in all SendMessageAsync functions that takes in a MessageComponent, you can use it like so:

var builder = new ComponentBuilder()
  .WithSelectMenu(new SelectMenuBuilder()
    .WithPlaceholder("This is a placeholder")
      label: "Option",
      value: "value1",
      description: "Evan pog champ",
      emote: Emote.Parse("<:evanpog:810017136814194698>")
    .AddOption("Option B", "value2", "Option B is poggers")
await Context.Channel.SendMessageAsync("Test selection!", component: builder.Build());

Note: You can only have 5 buttons per row and 5 rows per message. If a row contains a selection dropdown it cannot contain any buttons.

Slash commands

Slash command example how to's can be found here.

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NuGet packages (4)

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An experimental fork of Discord.NET that adds all the new discord features to play around with! This metapackage includes all of the optional Discord.Net Labs components.


A Discord.Net Labs extension adding support for Application Commands.


An addon that adds interactive functionality to commands. This is a fork of Discord.InteractivityAddon that adds several features like more customization and support for interactions.


This package is an Addon for Discord.Net. It provides basic and advanced interactivity features for your Discord Bot. Moreover it includes support for any command framework.

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