Method: channels.editAbout

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Edit the about text of a channel/supergroup

Parameters:

Name Type Description Required
channel Username, chat ID, Update, Message or InputChannel The channel Optional
about string The new about text Yes

Return type: Bool

Can bots use this method: YES

MadelineProto Example:

if (!file_exists('madeline.php')) {
    copy('https://phar.madelineproto.xyz/madeline.php', 'madeline.php');
}
include 'madeline.php';

$MadelineProto = new \danog\MadelineProto\API('session.madeline');
$MadelineProto->start();

$Bool = $MadelineProto->channels->editAbout(['channel' => InputChannel, 'about' => 'string', ]);

PWRTelegram HTTP API example (NOT FOR MadelineProto):

As a bot:

POST/GET to https://api.pwrtelegram.xyz/botTOKEN/madeline

Parameters:

As a user:

POST/GET to https://api.pwrtelegram.xyz/userTOKEN/channels.editAbout

Parameters:

channel - Json encoded InputChannel

about - Json encoded string

Or, if you’re into Lua:

Bool = channels.editAbout({channel=InputChannel, about='string', })

Errors this method can return:

Error Description
CHANNEL_INVALID The provided channel is invalid
CHAT_ABOUT_NOT_MODIFIED About text has not changed
CHAT_ABOUT_TOO_LONG Chat about too long
CHAT_ADMIN_REQUIRED You must be an admin in this chat to do this