How to Mention a User on Discord

When sending TradingView alerts to Discord, you may need to mention or tag specific persons in your alert message. Discord uses a special syntax to embed mentions in a message. For user mentions, it is the user’s ID with <@ at the start and > at the end in this format <@userID>

How to Mention a User in Discord Channel

  1. Go to your channel, and right-click on the user you want to mention from the members’ list.
  2. Select the “Copy ID” option to copy the ID of the user.
  3. In your alerts message box, paste the User ID copied from the above step in this format: <@userID>

Example: If the user ID obtained is 817512993465434162. then to mention this user we need the following command format <@817512993465434162>

It is that simple to mention a user on Discord :slight_smile: