Twitch (VP)

In a session, a Twitch live stream can be built in as a programme item.

Please note: A Twitch notification will be displayed on top of your stream if you do not have a premium Twitch account.

Set up the live stream

To set up a live stream on a desktop, first, an account needs to be created on Twitch. Click on 'Sign Up' in the top-right corner and create an account.

Before the live stream can be started encoding software needs to be set up. We recommend downloading Open Broadcaster Software. Useful information on how to use OBS can be found here. Useful information on how to use OBS in combination with Twitch can be found here.

  1. Login on Twitch.

  2. In the top-right corner click on the avatar and select 'Creator Dashboard' from the drop-down menu.

  3. In the creator dashboard on the left side click on 'Preferences' and select 'Channel'.

  4. Copy the 'Primary Stream key'.

  5. Inset the 'Primary Stream key' into the encoder and start streaming. This article explains how to connect the live stream when using OBS.

Insert the live stream in the Let's Get Digital environment

Head over to the admin panel to link the Twitch live stream to a programme item.

Click on 'Content' and select 'Programme' from the drop-down menu.

Create a new session.

Insert information about the programme item.

In the tab 'Twitch channel' make sure to enter the exact name of the Twitch channel you are streaming from.

Scroll down and click on 'Add session'.

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