How to Use Ko-fi With Twitch


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.

mceclip0.png     Screenshot-2020-10-14-at-14.56.01.png

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.



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. Set your Call-to-action, color, alert sound and loads more.


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!




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.

Eric Campbell


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.




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.




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!



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



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


  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.