Set up Gitter notifications using the discourse-chat-integration plugin

This howto describes how to set up the Gitter provider included in discourse-chat-integration.


If you haven’t already, install the discourse-chat-integration plugin

Setup Gitter

  1. Open the Gitter room you’d like to send notifications to

  2. Go to room settings → integrations and select custom (in the next Gitter release it will be possible to select discourse instead):

    integrations gitterr

  3. You will be shown an instructions page, copy the Webhook URL (beginning with located at the bottom and then hit Done.

Setup Discourse

  1. In your site settings, enable the chat integration gitter enabled setting

  2. Go to the Plugins tab, then Chat Integrations

  3. Go to the Gitter tab, and click Add Channel

  4. Enter the name of your Gitter room (e.g. gitterHQ/services)

  5. Paste the Webhook URL that you copied earlier, then click Save Channel

  6. Use the Test button on the channel you just created to check that everything’s working. You should see something like this in the activity feed of your Gitter room:

    gitter notification

  7. Setup some Rules for your channel, according to the discourse-chat-integration instructions.

  8. Celebrate :tada: