How to Use Ko-fi With Twitch

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Create a Ko-fi info panel, receive stream alerts when you get donations and use Ko-fi to offer rewards to your Twitch audience!

 

The Basics

Add a Ko-fi info panel to your Twitch account and set up stream alerts so your viewers always know how to support you.

 

Create a Ko-fi Info Panel on Twitch

Encourage your Twitch followers to donate on Ko-fi by creating an Info Panel.

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Thea (Peachhip)     Sorin

 

  1. From your channel navigate to About and switch on Edit Panels mceclip0.png
  2. Add a Text or Image panel
  3. Give the panel a title, image, and set your Image Links To your full Ko-fi page address. Help yourself to Ko-fi assets to include them in your Panel image.
  4. Click Submit to save the panel.

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Set up Ko-fi Stream Alerts

Display your Ko-fi link on your overlay and receive live donation alerts while streaming. Head over to your Stream Alerts settings and follow our quick guide to setting up stream alerts.

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More Ways to Use Ko-fi to Make an Income From Your Viewers

Share exclusive behind the scenes content, sell merch in your Ko-fi Shop or let followers commission a custom service or video from you.


Open a Ko-fi Shop

Launch a Ko-fi Shop and let your followers buy products from you like merch or downloads!

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Kutski

 

Create an Intro Video

Share an intro video that explains how you’re planning to use Ko-fi and how your Twitch viewers can support you.

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Share Your Ko-fi Link After a Live Stream

Direct viewers to your Ko-fi page by sharing a post on social, or mentioning your Ko-fi at the end of your stream.

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DJYodaUK

 

Use Ko-fi Commissions

With Ko-fi Commissions you can create a menu of commission options and show available commission slots. BombyD uses Ko-fi Commissions to offer custom Twitch emotes, panels and alert packs.

 

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Host a Ko-fi Event On a Live Stream

Nearing the end of a goal or need that extra boost to help pay rent? Host an event in return for donations!

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Sorin

Sorin hosted a live event on Twitch to help reach their goal of buying an ACNH switch. They were doing live commission doodles in return for Ko-fi donations!

 

Share Exclusive Behind the Scenes or Work in Progress Content

Offer exclusive content to your supporters by sharing behind the scenes or work in progress content on your Ko-fi page!

  • WIP cosplay props
  • BTS of setting up a live stream
  • Outtakes or bloopers

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Sharing Twitch Clips on Ko-fi

  1. From Twitch choose the video, clip or stream you want to embed on Ko-fi
  2. Locate the mceclip1.png "share" button for the video and click Copy to clipboard

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  3. Login to Ko-fi, go to your page and add an Video Post
  4. Paste your Twitch link into the Url field
  5. Add a title and description for the postTwitch.png
  6. Click Preview Post
  7. Share the link to your post wherever you're active
  8. We'll also send your followers a message to let them know you've added a new post

 

If you're sharing your page on twitter or instagram make sure you tag @kofi_button, we love seeing your posts!

 

More Ko-fi Guides

Using other platforms not just Twitch? Check out some of our other guides.