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€ 2.99
per user / month
Free trial

What is Discord? ✨

Discord is a communication platform designed primarily for gamers, offering voice, video, and text chat capabilities to help users build communities around shared interests.

What Discord can be used for? ✨

Discord helps community builders create an engaging, organized, and collaborative space that is adaptable to the community's evolving needs and preferences. It solves problems related to communication barriers, member engagement, and community management. Key benefits of using Discord for community builders include:

  • Real-Time Communication: Offers instant voice, video, and text chat, facilitating live interactions and discussions.
  • Organized Channels: Structured with multiple channels for different topics, helping keep conversations focused and organized.
  • Large Community Support: Capable of supporting large numbers of users within a single server, ideal for growing communities.
  • Free Basic Service: Provides essential communication tools at no cost, making it accessible for new and small communities.
  • Custom Roles and Permissions: Allows granular control over member access and privileges, enhancing community management.
  • Cross-Platform Compatibility: Works on various devices and operating systems, ensuring wide accessibility for members.
  • Bots and Integration: Supports bots and third-party integrations for automated moderation, custom commands, and additional functionality.
  • Direct Messaging: Enables private conversations between members, fostering personal connections.
  • Screen Sharing and Streaming: Members can share their screens or stream content live, useful for demonstrations and collaborative work.
  • Community Engagement Tools: Features such as reactions, polls, and announcements help in engaging and retaining members.
  • Push Notifications: Keeps members informed about updates and messages, ensuring they stay connected with the community.
  • Scalability: Easily scales with the growth of a community, from small groups to thousands of members.
  • Custom Emojis and Stickers: Personalize the community experience with unique visual elements.
  • Server Boosts: Members can contribute to enhancing server features, improving the overall community experience.
  • Event Planning: The ability to organize and schedule events within the community helps in planning and execution.
  • Reliable Infrastructure: Robust servers ensure uptime and reliability, minimizing disruptions in community activities.
  • Content Moderation Tools: Advanced moderation tools help to maintain a safe and respectful community environment.

Comparison with other platforms: Discourse vs Discord, Discord vs Slack

Features ✨

  • Voice channels

  • Text channels

  • @Mentions

  • Video calls

  • Screen sharing

  • Server creation

  • User permissions control

  • Custom emojis

  • Integration bots

  • Direct messaging

  • Server boosts

  • Nitro enhancements

  • Mobile App

What are the limitations? ✨

When managing a Discord community, be aware of these key points:

  • File Sharing Limits: A 25 MB upload cap can restrict sharing large files without a Nitro subscription.
  • System Demands: Discord may not work well for those with outdated tech or slow internet, affecting inclusivity.
  • Nitro Costs: Not everyone can afford Discord Nitro, limiting access to high-quality video and larger uploads.
  • Gaming Orientation: Non-gaming communities may need to adjust Discord's gaming-focused features to suit their needs.
  • Customization: Discord offers limited branding and personalization, which may not meet all community identity needs.
  • Technical Glitches: Voice channel issues may require an alternative communication method to keep events running smoothly.
  • Moderation Needs: Maintaining a safe space may demand extra effort due to Discord's moderation policies.
  • Privacy & Security: Be cautious with sensitive data and establish clear community guidelines for sharing information.
  • Connectivity Variability: Real-time communication can be problematic for members with inconsistent internet access.
  • User-Friendliness: Discord's complexity calls for community leaders to help newcomers learn to use the platform effectively.
  • Exclusive Nitro Features: Certain benefits are locked behind Nitro, which could create disparities among community members.

Languages ✨

  • approx. 30 languages