How to Embed Twitch Videos in WordPress Gutenberg
Twitch is a very popular video-streaming service, with around millions of broadcasters and 100s of million of viewers each month.
Twitch is known for live streams of video games, but it has branched out into other topics too. Look around Twitch and you’ll also find music videos and people live-streaming their lives.
With the EmbedPress plugin, you can add Twitch.tv both streams and chats to WordPress, using just an URL.
Get started by installing the EmbedPress plugin to your site.
Next, go to Twitch.tv and open the desired stream channel. If you want to embed the stream, just copy the URL from address bar. You can also embed previously-recorded videos, you can do that too. Those video URLs will include a number.
Now you have the stream or chat URL, you can add it to WordPress.
- Go to your WordPress site and edit a Post or Page.
- Click the + icon to add a new block.
- Choose the “Twitch” option in the “EmbedPress” area.
Enter the URL for your Twitch stream or video:
Here’s how a Twitch stream will appear inside your Gutenberg block:
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Thanks for the tip 🙂 I have been using Twitch TV Easy Embed (Wall) PRO version for a group of many streamers. Have you tried out other tools that would let you choose streamers by name, genre or team by any chance?
“With the EmbedPress plugin, you can add Twitch.tv both streams [b]and chats[/b] to WordPress, using just an URL.”
It doesn’t seem like you can embed the chats from twitch with this plugin.
Steve, you need to really test this kind of things before assuming functionalities.
Embedding twitch videos doesnt work, it embeds the stream instead.