Streamkit, which is from Discord, has many useful features for streamers. For example, you can use it to natively integrating with Discord. You can also use it to create custom overlays with Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) or add bots. That is, you can use it to do a lot of things to power up your community.
In this post, we will tell you how to stream on discord. This guide is especially for Twitch and YouTube Channel. That is, if you want to know how to link Twitch to discord or how to link YouTube to discord, you can find the answers in the following content.
#1: Enable Integrations
At first, you need to connect your Twitch stream or YouTube channel to your Discord account. To do this job, you need to:
- Open USER SETTINGS in Discord and then switch to the Connections option.
- Go to the server setting section and then click Integrations. Then, you will the settings interface. Take YouTube as an example, in the following image, you can see the YouTube Sponsor integration. This gives YouTube donators a special role in the Discord. While, if you are using Twitch, you will see the same options for subscribers.
#2: Set up the OBS Overlay
The OBS overlay is powerful enough for you to connect your Discord chat to your stream. You can install a widget to show a real-time stream of your chat. After that, you can add that widget to OBS to make it be a browser source.
With it, you can even add multiple channels and then switch between different channels. There is also a widget that can be used to display the server name and invite. Besides, there is another one for displaying who is talking at that time.
#3: Enable the Streamer Mode
The Streamer Mode is not an exciting feature. But, it is a useful one. When it is enabled, you can use it to hide sensitive information on your account. On the other hand, you can also use it to hide server invites to prevent abuse.
It can also disable the notifications. Thus, you will not be bothered by these annoying messages on your stream. As long as you have enabled it, the Streamer Mode can automatically turn on when you launch OBS and it is built into Discord natively.
#4: Go Beyond the Default Features Using Bots
Except for Discord’s native supports, you can discover some third-party integrations. For example, there are thousands of bots for you to choose from and there is always one or more that can meet your requirements.
In the following contents, we will show you two welcomed ones:
Start Moderate Chats using Nightbot
If you are a Twitch streamer, Nightbot should be familiar to you.
Nightbot is a chat moderation and management bot for your Twitch and YouTube chat. It has a Discord bot. It can connect the same bot that mods your Twitch and YouTube chat to your Discord.
Besides, you can also use it to moderate a chat as well. It owns a neat feature with which you can sync the stream viewers to a Discord role.
Add Loads of Features using Muxy
As a Twitch extension and dashboard, Muxy has a lot of features. The Discord bot connects all of it to your server. You can enable the alerts for when you start a live and display stats about the stream. You can even use it to post subscriber and donation messages in Discord.
Now, you know how to stream on Discord. If you are interested in the features in it, you can download them from the Streamkit home page and then configure them according to your requirements.
Of course, there are also some other features. You can go to the Streamkit home page to learn more information.
Should you have any related questions, you can let us know in the comment.