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How to embed a livestream video on an Event campaign
How to embed a livestream video on an Event campaign

How to embed your livestream onto your Givebutter campaign.

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Written by Sunny
Updated over a week ago
gif of a livestream on a campaign

Whether you're hosting a public livestream on Facebook or a private workshop on Twitch, Givebutter makes it easy to share your virtual event with anyone. Stream from anywhere and embed it right on your Givebutter campaign page on the day of the event. Use a mix of pre-recorded and live video, and leave your stream up after the event is over for visitors to re-live the live event experience.

What platforms are supported?

How do I embed my livestream video?

  • In your Givebutter dashboard, click on the campaign you want, and then on the Event tab.

  • Scroll down to the Livestream section.

  • Click Livestream on Givebutter.

  • Select the correct video platform for your video.

  • Paste your Video URL

  • Choose whether to Manually control or Schedule when your livestream will show.

livestream fields in Givebutter

When you go live from most platforms, viewers will see the cover photo automatically switch over to your Livestream regardless of if you started it manually or at a scheduled time. No refreshing necessary!

๐Ÿ‘‰ Note: When you go live from Youtube, viewers will need to push the play button that appears in your cover photo in order to view your livestream.

How do I find my URL?

Finding your URL depends on the platform you have chosen. For specific information, choose your intended platform:

๐Ÿ‘‰ Note: Shorts YouTube URLs are not compatible with our platform. You can easily convert them into regular links by changing shorts/ to watch?v=.


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How do I stream using Zoom?

To livestream on Givebutter using Zoom, you'll first need to port your stream to either Facebook Live, YouTube Live, Twitch or Vimeo Live. Once you have that setup, you can embed the stream directly on your Givebutter page.

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