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Informations about the package api

PHP Telegram Bot Api

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An extended native php wrapper for Telegram Bot API without requirements. Supports all methods and types of responses.

Bots: An introduction for developers

Bots are special Telegram accounts designed to handle messages automatically. Users can interact with bots by sending them command messages in private or group chats.

You control your bots using HTTPS requests to bot API.

The Bot API is an HTTP-based interface created for developers keen on building bots for Telegram. To learn how to create and set up a bot, please consult Introduction to Bots and Bot FAQ.


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See example DevAnswerBot (russian).

API Wrapper

Send message

Send document

Send message with reply keyboard

Send message with inline keyboard

Send media group


Local Bot API Server

For using custom local bot API server

Third-party Http Client

Change log

Please see CHANGELOG for more information what has changed recently.



Please see CONTRIBUTING for details.


If you discover any security related issues, please email [email protected] instead of using the issue tracker.



The MIT License (MIT). Please see License File for more information.

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