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YouTube

YouTube

Please note that currently it can take up to 3 minutes for your live stream to appear on your website.

Channel Requirements

Important: in order to livestream on YouTube, the Live Streaming and Embed live streams features need to be enabled in the YouTube account. Go to https://www.youtube.com/features to check that they are enabled.

Your channel also needs to be verified and you need to have no live stream restrictions on your account. See https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/9227509?hl=en&ref_topic=9257984 and https://support.google.com/youtube/thread/32175054?hl=en

Find YouTube channel ID

  1. Go to https://commentpicker.com/youtube-channel-id.php and enter the URL of your YouTube channel.
  2. Click the Get Youtube channel ID button.
  3. Copy the Channel ID.

Enter ID in WP Livestream

  1. In your WordPress admin, go to Settings -> WP Livestream
  2. Click on the YouTube Settings tab.
  3. Paste the channel ID you just copied into the Enter your YouTube channel ID field and click Save Changes.

If you are having any issues, please contact support.