This is a glossary of the core terms in Wechaty.

Wechaty Defined


Hostie is a the house for a botie to live in, for hosting complicated services.


Botie is a description for a bot so that we can instantiate it later. Its abilities always powered by Gifties.


Giftie is a module that can be attached to our Wechaty bot. It is an abilities that can be install into a Botie


Learn more from MO vs. MT messaging – what is the difference between them?.

MO Message

The term MO message stands for “Mobile Originated” messaging. This type of message refers to a message sent from a mobile phone.

MT Message

The term MT message stands for “Mobile Terminated” message. This means that MT message is being terminated on the mobile phone or, to put it simply, this is a message sent from mobile SMS provider system to subscriber’s mobile phone.

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