YouTube Setup

Caution

Please ensure you have read through the Basic Config before moving to this section This avoids issues such as the bot not announcing anyone.

YouTube has the unique ability to indefinently store your Live Streams to VOD as well as upload your own content without the need to be Live at all. CouchBot, in turn, will allow you to announce Live, VOD and/or both to your Discord servers!

Important

To remove a creator, run the command again!

Caution

To get your YouTube Channel ID see this guide. It’s 24 characters long and starts with UC. Alternatvely, use the !cb ytidlookup command.

Live Streaming

Unlike other platforms, YouTube uses a Channel ID as the unique identifier for links and as such you need to know this when adding a creator to CouchBot.

Live Streaming
Name Example Usage
youtube !cb youtube UC1VkELEdx28lgBg_MBkfcwQ #discord-channel live Adds a creator to your list to announce when Live.
youtube !cb youtube UC1VkELEdx28lgBg_MBkfcwQ #discord-channel both Adds a creator to your list to announce when Live and/or Published.

Published Videos

YouTube is known for it’s Video content moreso than the Live content it also offers. To announce when a creator has uploaded a video you would use the following command;

Published Videos
Name Example Usage
youtube !cb youtube UC1VkELEdx28lgBg_MBkfcwQ #discord-channel vod Adds a creator to your list to announce when a video is published.
youtube !cb youtube UC1VkELEdx28lgBg_MBkfcwQ #discord-channel both Adds a creator to your list to announce when Live and/or Published.