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Edit Writing

All the juicy details of writing your dialogue and directions.

Platform Basics

First Things First
Triggers
Responses
Commenting
Topics
Testing
Publishing
Searching Users & Logs
Changing Topics & User Variables

Bot Directions

What Are Directions?
Sending Multiple Messages
Not Responding
Delaying Responses
Getting & Setting Data

Dialogue Design

Best Practices
Debugging Errors
Human Intervention
Rivescript & More

Enhancing

Discover ways to make your bot more engaging.

Using Shortcodes

What Are Shortcodes?

Cross-platform Shortcodes

^image()
^audio()
^video()
^file()
^buttons()
^link()
^validateText()
^getRSSFeed()
^unsubscribe()
^reminder()
^reminderCancel()

Platform-specific Shortcodes

^fbLocationPrompt()
^template()
^alexaEndSession()
^alexaReprompt()
^alexaCard()

Advanced Scripting

Namespace Variables
HTTP Requests
Incoming Media
JavaScript
Unprocessed Responses NEW

Platform-specific Features

Facebook Referrals
Writing on Alexa

Launch-Platforms Platforms

Learn about how and where your users will talk with your bots.

Platform Guides

Overview
Facebook
Slack
SMS / Twilio
Web
Twitter
Alexa

Custom Addons

Messenger Addons
Messenger Webviews and Chat Extensions NEW
Slack Addons
Alexa (Catch-All Mode)

Broadcast Broadcasting

Send alerts from your bot to your users.

Sending Your First Broadcast

Broadcast Segmentation

Broadcast Timing

Managing Unsubscribes

Advanced

Explore how Dexter offerings can help you run your business.

Command Center

Integrations NEW

Templates Walkthroughs

Make your own themed bots.

Walkthrough Directory

Character Bot
Customer Service (FAQ) Bot
Quiz Bot
Onboarding Bot
Weekly Notification Bot
Not Hot Dog Bot
Number Trivia Skill