What Are Shortcodes?

Bot Shortcodes provide special capabilities and functionality that improve and enhance your bot's responses. Shortcodes can help you do anything from inserting images to rendering cross-platform buttons to sending data back to your servers.

Some shortcodes render differently across different platforms (e.g., buttons on Facebook Messenger won't look the same as on SMS). For details on each, see the details on each individual shortcode.

Cross-platform shortcodes

Platform-specific shortcodes

No Longer Actively Supported

If you need to make HTTP requests, take a look at the new HTTP Requests page.