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Step-by-Step Guide: Posting Embeds to Discord with Zapier Integration

Published on Feb 28th, 2024

Step-by-Step Guide: Posting Embeds to Discord with Zapier Integration

Integrating Discord with Zapier allows for a plethora of automated actions that can enhance your server's interactions. By leveraging Zapier to post embeds on Discord, you can seamlessly share rich content such as announcements, updates, or even dynamic data from numerous sources. Follow this guide to learn how to connect Discord with Zapier and post embeds effortlessly.


Before you start, ensure you have:

  • A Discord account with permissions to manage a server.

  • A Zapier account.

Creating a Zapier Webhook to Post Embeds on Discord

  1. Log in to Zapier and create a new Zap.

  2. For the trigger app, you can choose any service you'd like to integrate (e.g., Twitter, Google Sheets, RSS feeds).

  3. Set up the chosen trigger based on the provided instructions.

  4. Now, search for and select Discord as the action app.

  5. Choose Send Channel Message as the action event.

  6. Connect your Discord account to Zapier when prompted and allow the necessary permissions.

  7. Select the server and channel where you want to post the embed.

  8. Customize the message template to use Discord’s embed structure following their guidelines. Enter the necessary fields such as title, description, color, footer, etc.

  9. You can include data from your trigger app dynamically in the embed fields.

  10. Test the action to make sure the embed appears on Discord as expected.

  11. If everything works well, turn on the Zap.

Optimizing Your Discord Embed

You can refine the visual appeal of your embeds by doing the following:

  • Utilizing hex color codes for a consistent brand look.

  • Incorporating timestamps for event-based notifications.

  • Adding author fields to signify the source.


By creating a Zap that posts embeds to Discord, you automate and enrich the content you share with your community. For any questions or custom automation needs, our technology consulting services are here to aid you. Enhance your Discord server’s experience with automated embeds today!

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