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Button Template

The button template sends a text message with up to three attached buttons. This template is useful for offering the message recipient options to choose from, such as pre-determined responses to a question, or actions to take.

Contents

Template Payload

For a complete list of template properties, see the Button Template reference.

"payload": {
  "template_type":"button",
  "text":"<MESSAGE_TEXT>",
  "buttons":[
    <BUTTON_OBJECT>, 
    <BUTTON_OBJECT>, 
    ...
  ]
}

Available Buttons

For a complete list of available buttons, see Buttons.

Example Request

For complete request details and properties, see the Button Template Reference.

curl -X POST -H "Content-Type: application/json" -d '{
  "recipient":{
    "id":"<PSID>"
  },
  "message":{
    "attachment":{
      "type":"template",
      "payload":{
        "template_type":"button",
        "text":"What do you want to do next?",
        "buttons":[
          {
            "type":"web_url",
            "url":"https://www.messenger.com",
            "title":"Visit Messenger"
          },
          {
            ...
          },
          {...}
        ]
      }
    }
  }
}' "https://graph.facebook.com/v2.6/me/messages?access_token=<PAGE_ACCESS_TOKEN>"

Example Response

{
  "recipient_id": "1254477777772919",
  "message_id": "mid.$cAAJsujCd2ORj_1qmrFdzhVa-4cvO"
}