How do I host my bot?

Hello How can I host my bot here? I have bought my 5$ droplet but don’t know how I can actually host the bot or type any code. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance


I must say that the only, and accepted answer to this question is hopefully inadequate. Hosting a bot involves quite a bit more than just uploading and running a script. Who will run the script if the server is restarted or goes down? How to make a script run everytime a machine starts? In my google results, I expected an answered question to have an answer that addresses properly hosting a bot, not how to use FTP and run a script.

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Accepted Answer

Hi there @FaresFilms,

What you need to do first is to install python, I would recommend following the steps from this article here on how to do that:

Then you can upload your .py script to your server via SFTP.

After that, you can run the script as shown in the tutorial.

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby