How to Use Ko-fi With Twitch

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See Ko-fi tips/subs in your Twitch Chat, set up your custom Stream Alerts overlay, add Ko-fi to your Twitch links and create a Ko-fi info panel!

 

The Basics

Connect to Twitch and set up your custom Stream Alerts so your viewers always know how to support you.

 

Add a Goal Overlay to Your Stream

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Whether you stream on Twitch, YouTube, or Facebook, you can now display your goal progress live, while you stream. Nothing is more satisfying than seeing that goal progress bar edge closer to 100%! Find out how to add your Ko‑fi Goal to your overlay here.

 

Set up Twitch Chat Alerts

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Get Ko-fi tip/sub alerts in your Twitch chat and encourage viewers to tip/sub by displaying your goal progress live in your stream chat! Simply set up a crowdfunding goal on Ko-fi, scroll to the bottom of your Stream Alerts settings, and hit connect! Get notified directly in your chat when you get a donation (or any payment) and when you reach your Ko-fi Goal!

 

Learn more about Connecting Ko-fi to Twitch here.

 

Set up Ko-fi Stream Alerts

Display your Ko-fi link on your overlay and receive live donation alerts while streaming.

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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.

 

Create a Ko-fi Info Panel

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

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  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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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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📣 Share your goal progress and encourage more fans to support you. Tap the share icon next to your goal to update your fans and thank your supporters on social after you stream!

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🏆 Celebrate your top supporters with the Ko‑fi Leaderboard! Go to the 'See Leaderboard' link in the 'Top Supporters' section on your Ko‑fi page to view your public Leaderboard. You can then share on social to recognize and thank the people who supported your work the most!

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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 a Video Post
  4. Paste your Twitch link into the Url field
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  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.