This guide is kept up-to-date as Discord and available resources change!
A basic server template is available here
Creating and Growing a Discord Server
Hello! I'm jagrosh#4824! I'm writing this guide to try to help new server owners set up and grow their servers, which is a commonly-requested topic. It's very easy to go about this the wrong way, so it's best to be prepared and make smart decisions so that your community can flourish!