Create an open channel
An open channel is ideal for use cases that require a small and static number of channels. To create an open channel on Sendbird Dashboard, follow the below steps:
- In your dashboard, go to Chat > Open channels, and then click Create channel at the top-right corner.
- In the dialog box that appears, specify the name, unique URL, cover image, and custom type of a channel.
You can also create a channel on demand or dynamically through the Chat SDK or the Chat API.
Otherwise, you can create an open channel by passing a configured
SBDOpenChannelParams object as an argument to the parameter in the
CreateChannel() method like the following.
List of arguments
Specifies the topic or the name of the channel.
Specifies the URL of the channel.
Specifies the cover image URL of the channel.
Specifies additional channel information such as a long description of the channel or a
Specifies a list of one or more users to register as operators of the channel. Operators can delete any messages and view all messages in the channel without any filtering or throttling.
Specifies the custom channel type which is used for channel grouping.
cover_url property and
UpdateChannel() method, you can get and update the cover image URL of a channel.