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Method: stories.sendStory

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mediaMessageMedia, Update, Message or InputMediaOptional
media_areasArray of MediaAreaOptional
entitiesArray of MessageEntityOptional
parse_modestringWhether to parse HTML or Markdown markup in the message
privacy_rulesArray of InputPrivacyRuleYes

Return type: Updates

Can bots use this method: YES

MadelineProto Example (now async for huge speed and parallelism!):

if (!file_exists('madeline.php')) {
    copy('', 'madeline.php');
include 'madeline.php';

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

$Updates = $MadelineProto->stories->sendStory(pinned: $Bool, noforwards: $Bool, media: $InputMedia, media_areas: [$MediaArea, $MediaArea], caption: 'string', entities: [$MessageEntity, $MessageEntity], parse_mode: 'string', privacy_rules: [$InputPrivacyRule, $InputPrivacyRule], period: $int, );

Usage of parse_mode:

Set parse_mode to html to enable HTML parsing of the message.

Set parse_mode to Markdown to enable markown AND html parsing of the message.

The following tags are currently supported:

<br>a newline
<b><i>bold works ok, internal tags are stripped</i> </b>
<code>inline fixed-width code</code>
<pre>pre-formatted fixed-width code block</pre>
<blockquote>pre-formatted fixed-width code block</blockquote>
<a href="">URL</a>
<a href="mention:@danogentili">Mention by username</a>
<a href="mention:186785362">Mention by user id</a>
<a href="tg://user?id=186785362">Mention by user id</a>
Custom emoji: <emoji id="5368324170671202286">๐Ÿ‘</emoji>
Custom emoji: <tg-emoji emoji-id="5368324170671202286">๐Ÿ‘</tg-emoji>
<pre language="json">Pre tags can have a language attribute</pre>

You can also use normal markdown (bot API MarkdownV2 syntax), note that to create mentions you can also use the mention: syntax like in html:

*bold \*text*
_italic \*text_
*bold _italic bold ~italic bold strikethrough ||italic bold strikethrough spoiler||~ __underline italic bold___ bold*
[inline URL](
[inline mention of a user](tg://user?id=123456789)
\`inline fixed-width code\`
pre-formatted fixed-width code block
pre-formatted fixed-width code block written in the PHP programming language

[Mention by username](mention:@danogentili)
[Mention by user id](mention:186785362)
[Mention by user id](tg://user?id=186785362)