Did you know that you can show your viewers the incoming messages from all platforms on your stream's feed with Restream Chat's embed option? This tutorial will use OBS Studio but any software that supports Browser Sources will work mostly the same way!
🧐 How to embed Restream Chat on OBS
To begin, you'll need to open Restream Chat.
You will then locate your settings in the bottom right corner.
Select the "Embed in stream" section. From this page, you can edit many functions of the embedded chat, like the theme, message alignment, size, opacity, and more.
Once you've tuned the settings to your liking, click "COPY" next to the URL at the top.
From OBS Studio (or similar software), click the "+" under Sources and select "Browser".
Name the source something like "Restream Chat," and click OK.
Click on the URL box in the pop-up window and remove the current URL. Once the default URL is gone, paste the URL you copied earlier into the box, then click OK.
❗ Every time you make a change in your Chat settings, select the Chat source and click refresh to get the updated look.
💡 Looking for a more advanced configuration? From this same section, you can also do CSS editing.
You'll then see the chat on top of your stream in the OBS Preview window. You can adjust the size like you would with any normal source.
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