# How to Autopost from Joomla! to Telegram

In this tutorial, we are going to show how you can autopost from Joomla! to Pinterest.

Prerequisites:

  • Perfect Publisher 9 or superior
  • A Telegram account
  • System requirements: Joomla! 3.9 or superior, PHP 7.4 or superior y MySQL 5.7 or superior (recommended)

Once you have checked the prerequisites, proceed with step 1.

# STEP 1: Download and install Perfect Publisher

Download the extension from Extly's Download Area (opens new window), unzip and install Perfect Publisher in Joomla! backend with the standard procedure.

About Perfect Publisher updates: Install the update with the same procedure.

Once you have proceeded with the installation:

-Perfect Publisher component has been installed -System plugin - Perfect Publisher Automator has been installed and enabled to process new content and posts every 3 minutes -System plugin - Perfect Publisher for Joomla! Content (Articles) has been installed and enabled to publish Joomla! content.

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Remember to assign your Download ID to enable all features.

# STEP 2: Configure the Telegram channel

# Create a new Telegram Bot

To create a bot, you need to talk to BotFather (https://telegram.me/botfather or @botfather) and follow its instructions.

Go to your Telegram account, and start a chat with @botfather:

Create a bot

Send /newbot message, and follow Botfather instructions to get the Bot Token:

Create a bot

# Create a new Telegram Channel

Go to your profile, and select New channel. Set the channel as Public.

Create a channel

Create a channel

# Add the Bot as administrator

Now you have to add the bot to your channel as administrator. Go to Manage Channel, Administrators, Add Administrator and search for the bot.

Add Bot as Admin

# STEP 3: Create and authorize a social channel

Go to the Perfect Publisher Control panel, select the Channels tab to create a new Telegram channel. On Channel Tab, click on New, select the Channel Type.

Channels

Complete the Channel Data. Go to Channel Details and complete the Bot Token and the Telegram Channel public link (t.me/...).Click on "Validate"

Channels

The User ID will be filled. Save.

Perfect Publisher is ready to publish!

A new authorization Access Token has been granted.

A new Telegram Channel has been created.

By default, all new articles are going to be published on Telegram.

# STEP 4: Create a test article

  1. Create an article.
  2. Check the Request list.
  3. Wait 3 minutes, visit the front page.
  4. Check the Posts list.
  5. Check Telegram.