Discord has become an essential platform for gamers and online communities to connect, share ideas, and have fun. As a Discord community manager, you might want to warn members about sensitive content or create anticipation for some event scheduled on the server. To do so, you can use the spoiler tags.
In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the process of creating spoilers for text and images, regardless of whether you’re using a mobile or desktop device.
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How to Create Text Spoilers
Creating text spoilers is really simple, and the instructions are the same for both desktop and mobile devices. Follow these steps to replicate it in your server:
- Type your spoiler message using a pair of double vertical bars (||) on both sides of the text you want to hide. For example:
||This is a spoiler||.
- Once you’ve added the double vertical bars, press ‘Enter’ on desktop or tap the ‘Send’ button on mobile. Your message will appear as a hidden spoiler, like this:
Unless you click it, you won’t see the hidden message, so it’s a good way to prevent showing sensitive content without warning users.
How to Create Image Spoilers
Also, you might want to add spoiler tags to images, especially if sharing an upcoming event invitation or showing some meme about the last episode of a new tv show you’re watching. To create an image spoiler on Discord, follow these steps for both desktop and mobile:
- Click or tap on the ‘+’ button to upload the image you want to share as a spoiler.
- Before sending the image, check the “Spoiler Attachment” option. This will hide your image behind a spoiler tag.
- Send your image. It will now appear as a hidden spoiler.
And that’s it! Now you can easily hide your images and messages in Discord with these simple steps.
If you’re just getting started with community building on Discord, you might want to check our tutorial to invite your first members to join your server.