Slash command migration
April 2022 September 2022, Discord is going to forbid almost
all verified bots from reading message contents. One of the bots affected by
this change is Crom. To prepare users for this change, starting in April
August, you will no longer be able to trigger Crom using text prefixes, like
crom au or
To prepare for this change, you should consider switching to slash commands or mentions in advance, as they will continue working in the future.
Crom fully supports slash commands. Type / into your chat window to open a panel listing all the slash commands you can run. Every existing command has a slash command variant, and some new features can only be used with slash commands.
|Previous text command||New slash command|
Many commands have an optional argument called
wiki to fetch from a wiki
other than the server's default. Optional arguments can be entered by
pressing their name in the "Options" panel.
You can't make edits to your slash command response, but you can self-delete slash command responses on desktop. Right-click the response you want to delete, select "Apps", and click on "Delete command".
As a short-term alternative, Crom will also support text-style commands that start with a bot mention.
- Instead of typing in
crom ..., just ping
?? ...syntax for searching articles won't be supported, but you can use
@CROM search ...instead.
If you've been using text commands for a long time, it can feel confusing to switch to slash commands. That's why, if you're creating a new discord server, it's best to get your members using slash commands from the get go.
You can disable Crom's text commands in your server ahead of time with the
/settings future-mode command.