Custom Emoji

You can create Custom Emojis which are available to everyone on your Mattermost server.

To create and find Custom Emojis, open the Main Menu at the top right of the channels sidebar and select Custom Emoji.

Note: If you cannot see the Custom Emoji option in the menu, then your Mattermost System Admin may have restricted access to certain users. Contact your Mattermost System Admin for help.

Creating Custom Emojis

Small, square pictures work best when selecting an image. The file can be any JPG, GIF, or PNG and up to 1 MB in size.

  1. Open the Main Menu at the top-right of the channels sidebar.
  2. Select Custom Emoji.
  3. Choose Add Custom Emoji.
  4. Enter a name for your Custom Emoji. This is the name that will show up in the emoji autocomplete.
  5. Choose Select, and choose what image to use for the emoji.
  6. Choose Save.
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Once saved, your emoji will be added to the list of Custom Emoji.

To use your Custom Emoji in a message, simply type “:” followed by your emoji name to bring it up in the emoji autocomplete. Other users on the site will also be able to see your emoji in the autocomplete, and will be able to use it in their own messages.

Deleting Custom Emojis

You can delete Custom Emojis that you created.

  1. Open the Main Menu at the top-right of the channels sidebar.
  2. Select Custom Emoji.
  3. If required, use the Search Bar to find your Custom Emoji in the list.
  4. Under Actions select Delete.
  5. Choose Delete to confirm.
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