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

(David Taylor) #1

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


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

Setup HipChat

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

  2. In the right-hand sidebar, click Add Integrations

  3. Choose “Build your own integration”, and enter a name (e.g. “Discourse”)

  4. Copy the URL provided, you’ll need it later

  5. Save

Setup Discourse

  1. Enable the chat_integration_hipchat_enabled site setting

  2. Go to the Plugins tab, then Chat Integrations

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

  4. Enter a name for the channel (this is only displayed in the admin panel, it can be anything).

  5. Paste the “Webhook URL” that you copied earlier

  6. Type in a color, it must be one of the options listed under the box, then click Save Channel

  7. Use the Test button on the channel you just created to check that everything’s working. You should see something like this:

    which will then expand when clicked:

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

  9. :tada:

HipChat Integration
HipChat: Post notifications to chat, post transcripts to forum