Web components to easily build and display fake Discord messages on your webpages.

Usage no npm install needed!

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  import skyraDiscordComponentsCore from 'https://cdn.skypack.dev/@skyra/discord-components-core';



Web components to easily build and display fake Discord messages on your webpages

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Discord message components to easily build and display fake Discord messages on your webpage.

This is an adaptation of wc-discord-message from Danktuary


  • Design modelled after Discord itself
  • Comfy and compact mode support
  • Dark and light themes support
  • Set the message author's username, avatar (use defaults or provide your own), role color, and "bot" tag status
  • Display fake user, role, and channel mentions
  • Complete embed support
  • Simple syntax!


yarn add @skyra/discord-components-core @skyra/discord-components-react
# or npm install @skyra/discord-components-core @skyra/discord-components-react


The syntax is kept fairly simple. Here's a basic example of a regular conversation:

    <discord-message>Hey guys, I'm new here! Glad to be able to join you all!</discord-message>
    <discord-message author="Dawn" avatar="red"> Hi, I'm new here too! </discord-message>
    <discord-message author="Favna" avatar="https://github.com/favna.png" roleColor="#ff0000">
        Hey, <discord-mention>User</discord-mention> and <discord-mention>Dawn</discord-mention>. Welcome to our server!

Framework Integration


Live Demo

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Sample code

Including the Custom Element Schema

Including the CUSTOM_ELEMENTS_SCHEMA in the module allows the use of the web components in the HTML markup without the compiler producing errors. This code should be added into the AppModule and in every other modules that use your custom elements. Here is an example of adding it to AppModule:

import { CUSTOM_ELEMENTS_SCHEMA, NgModule } from '@angular/core';
import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
import { AppComponent } from './app.component';

    declarations: [AppComponent],
    imports: [BrowserModule],
    providers: [],
    bootstrap: [AppComponent],
export class AppModule {}

The CUSTOM_ELEMENTS_SCHEMA needs to be included in any module that uses custom elements.

Calling defineCustomElements

A component collection built with Stencil includes a main function that is used to load the components in the collection. That function is called defineCustomElements() and it needs to be called once during the bootstrapping of your application. One convenient place to do this is in main.ts as such:

import { enableProdMode } from '@angular/core';
import { platformBrowserDynamic } from '@angular/platform-browser-dynamic';
import { defineCustomElements } from '@skyra/discord-components-core/loader';
import { AppModule } from './app/app.module';
import { environment } from './environments/environment';

if (environment.production) {

    .catch((err) => console.error(err));

// Loading @skyra/discord-components-core
Edge (Chakra Core) and IE11 polyfills

If you want your custom elements to be able to work on older browsers, you should add the applyPolyfills() that surround the defineCustomElements() function.

import { applyPolyfills, defineCustomElements } from '@skyra/discord-components-core/loader';

applyPolyfills().then(() => {


Live Demo (Create React App)

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Live Demo (NextJS)

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Sample code

See @skyra/discord-components-react


Live Demo

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Sample code

In order to use the custom element library within the Vue app, the application must be modified to define the custom elements and to inform the Vue compiler which elements to ignore during compilation. This can all be done within the main.js file. For example:

import Vue from 'vue';
import App from './App.vue';
import { applyPolyfills, defineCustomElements } from '@skyra/discord-components-core/loader';

Vue.config.productionTip = false;
// Tell Vue to ignore all components defined in the @skyra/discord-components-core package.
Vue.config.ignoredElements = [/discord-\w*/];

// Bind the custom elements to the window object
applyPolyfills().then(() => {

new Vue({
    render: (h) => h(App)

The components should then be available in any of the Vue templates

        <discord-message author="Sample User"> Hello World! </discord-message>

    export default {
        name: 'App'

No Framework

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Sample Code

If you're want to use the browser build, you can pull it in via unpkg.

<script type="module" src="https://unpkg.com/@skyra/discord-components-core"></script>


TypeScript module augments

This module uses a custom object on the browser window for configuration. In order to this you will need to include the following snippet in your source code when working in TypeScript:

import type { DiscordMessageOptions } from '@skyra/discord-components-core/dist/types/options';

declare global {
    interface Window {
        $discordMessage: DiscordMessageOptions;

Avatar shortcuts

The current avatar shortcut strings available are "blue" (default), "gray", "green", "orange", and "red". These shortcuts map to the following image links:

    "blue": "https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/654503812593090602/665721745466195978/blue.png",
    "gray": "https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/654503812593090602/665721746569166849/gray.png",
    "green": "https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/654503812593090602/665721748431306753/green.png",
    "orange": "https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/654503812593090602/665721750201434138/orange.png",
    "red": "https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/654503812593090602/665721752277483540/red.png"

If you want to add to or override the shortcuts, you can set them via window.$discordMessage.avatars.

window.$discordMessage = {
    avatars: {
        default: 'blue',
        skyra: 'https://github.com/NM-EEA-Y.png',
        djs: require('./assets/discord-avatar-djs.png') // You can use require syntax as well

Profile shortcuts

Sometimes you'll want to use the same message data across multiple messages. You can do so by providing an object of profiles in window.$discordMessage.profiles.

window.$discordMessage = {
    profiles: {
        skyra: {
            author: 'Skyra',
            avatar: 'https://github.com/NM-EEA-Y.png',
            bot: true,
            verified: true,
            roleColor: '#1e88e5'
        favna: {
            author: 'Favna',
            avatar: 'https://github.com/favna.png',
            roleColor: '#ff0000'

And then in your React code:

    <DiscordMessage profile="skyra">
        Welcome to our server, <mention>Favna</mention>!
    <DiscordMessage profile="favna">Hey, glad to be here!</DiscordMessage>


Each of the components accepts the standard HTML properties for passing styling, such as className for passing CSS classes (JSS / CSS / SCSS etc.) or style to pass inline style.

You can also pass your own custom HTML tags, for example set a data-qa to be able to navigate to the component in your unit tests / end-to-end tests

Components notes

Below are notes for a few certain components. If you want to see what props each component has, check their readme.md file in the respective folder.

discord-messages component

This is a wrapper for any child <discord-message> component. It must be used in order for messages to display properly.

discord-mention component

If the default slot is left empty, the mention will be rendered as 'User', 'Role', or 'channel', depending on the type prop given.

DiscordEmbed component

An embed that can be attached to the end of your messages. The default slot is used for the embed's description. The footer slot is used for the footer text.

To ensure the embed gets displayed correctly inside your message, be sure to give it the proper slot attribute.

    Hi, I'm part of the normal message content.
    <DiscordEmbed slot="embeds" color="#ff0000"> Hi, I'm part of the embed message content. </DiscordEmbed>

EmbedFields component

A wrapper for any child <DiscordEmbedField> components. Must be used in order for fields to display properly. To ensure the embed fields gets displayed correctly inside your embed, be sure to give it the proper slot attribute.

    <DiscordEmbed slot="embeds">
        Hi, I'm part of the embed message content.
        <DiscordEmbedFields slot="fields">
            <!-- Embed fields go here -->

EmbedField component

At least 2 consecutive fields need to be marked as inline in order for them to actually display next to each other. The maximum amount of inline fields is 3, and drops to 2 if an embed thumbnail is used.

    <DiscordEmbed slot="embeds">
        Hi, I'm part of the embed message content.
        <DiscordEmbedFields slot="fields">
            <DiscordEmbedField fieldTitle="Inline field" inline> Field content. </DiscordEmbedField>
            <DiscordEmbedField fieldTitle="Inline field" inline> Field content. </DiscordEmbedField>


Dark Mode

A normal conversation

Compact mode

With an embed

Light Mode

A normal conversation

Compact mode

With an embed

Contributors ✨

Thanks goes to these wonderful people (emoji key):

Jeroen Claassens

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This project follows the all-contributors specification. Contributions of any kind welcome!