YouTube

The YouTube module allows you to push notifications to the server when ever you or someone else posts a new video to YouTube.

Enabling YouTube

This module must be enabled to be used. To enable, click the Enable button in the top right hand side of the page.

Adding a new Channel

Adding a new channel will cause BotGhost to track that channel for new videos. Whenever that channel posts a new YouTube Video, your bot will send a notification to your server.

To get started, click the Add button next to Add Channel.

Add a new channel to the track list

This will bring up a new window to add a channel to the tracking list.

Fields

Field

Description

Channel ID

The channel id of the YouTube channel you are trying to track. To get this ID refer to Getting an ID below.

Channel to Post in

This is the text-channel in discord to post new video notifications in. If this channel does not exist then your bot will automatically create one.

Channel Name

The name of the YouTube channel.

Getting a YouTube channels ID

The ID of a YouTube channel can be found by looking at the URL of the YouTube channel.

  1. Go to the YouTube channel you wish to track

  2. Take a look at the URL of the page

  3. If the URL looks like youtube.com/user/channelname you will need to paste the channelname of the channel into a tool such as https://socialnewsify.com/get-channel-id-by-username-youtube/ to get the ID.

  4. If the URL looks like youtube.com/channel/id, what comes after the /channel/ is the ID of the YouTube channel.

Deleting a YouTube channel

To delete a YouTube channel from the tracking list, hover over the channel and click the Red X.

Remember to save any changes that you make.

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