Introduction to Notifications

For beginners

Streamer notifications are Streamcord's main feature. They allow you to receive an automated message whenever your favourite streamers go live. If you're interested in setting up your server as fast as possible, we recommend following the tutorial below:

For advanced users

Streamcord has three types of notification systems:

Legacy notifications

Legacy notifications are the first version of Streamcord's notifications. While they have been superseded by Webhooks v2 and will receive no new features, legacy notifications are still the primary system for receiving announcements, are not deprecated, and will continue to receive support for the foreseeable future.

Spyglass notifications

Spyglass is currently in beta. Some features may not work as intended, but please file a bug report in our Discord server if you come across anything unusual.

Spyglass is our newest form of stream notifications and relies on Twitch's EventSub.

Webhooks v2 notifications

Webhooks v2 is deprecated. It has been superseded by Spyglass.

Webhooks v2 is an alternative method of receiving notifications with Streamcord. Webhooks v2 leverages Twitch's WebSub hooks, not Discord's webhooks.

Compare types of notifications

While both legacy and webhooks v2 provide the same basic goal—to provide stream notifications—the two versions have some small differences that could affect Streamcord's performance in your server.

Legacy

Webhooks v2

Spyglass

Delivery time

3–5 minutes

3 minutes

1–3 minutes

Custom message

Yes

Yes

Yes

Custom embed color

Yes

Yes

Yes

Supports variables

Yes

Yes

Yes

Supports failover

Yes

Yes

Stream end cleanup

Yes

Yes

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With Streamcord Pro

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With Streamcord Pro

With Streamcord Pro

What is Failover?

Failover allows Streamcord to notify your stream in the event of a Twitch, Discord, or Streamcord outage.

What is Stream end cleanup?

Stream end cleanup is a Webhooks v2 feature that allows Streamcord to delete or edit the notification message, or send a new message when the stream ends.

With Streamcord Pro, a custom stream end message may be set.