Add support for Google Chat

Google just launched their slack competitor, which will be available for every company that uses their G Suite.

Webhooks docs are here: Using incoming webhooks  |  Google Chat API  |  Google Developers

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Is the support for this plugin expected to be added any time soon ?

Would be a nice addition

Curious about this myself, currently assisting a charity who have gotten into Hangouts Chat in a big way.

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Has support for this plugin been added yet?

No, it has not.

Providers are added as either a community contribution or by us when sponsored by a customer.

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Hey there. How could we sponsor this as a customer please?

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Hey @Dan_Turner, did you end up sponsoring this?

No, nobody picked this up.

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Hi Dan - sorry about that! If you’re still interested in sponsoring it please do shoot us an email at team@discourse.org and we can work it the details.

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I had a go at implementing a v1 of this. The google API is not hugely flexible in terms of formatting, but this is what I’ve come up with:

The pull request can be found here:

Once it’s been reviewed I’ll get it merged, and post some documentation in a #howto topic

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Hey thanks so much for doing this, amazing! How do I install if I’ve downloaded the zip file from github please?

How have you installed Discourse? Using the standard self-hosting instructions?

If so, all you need to do is update the plugin by visiting /admin/upgrade. The google chat provider will then be available in your site settings.

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No sorry, using a hosted service : (

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