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YouTube

Always wanted to get a push notification when you favorite YouTubers uploads a video? Check the capabilities BotGhost offers below!

Enabling the YouTube module?

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. This will bring up a new window to add a channel to the tracking list.
GIF: setting up the YouTube module, speedrun!

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 channel ID?

The ID of a YouTube channel can be found by looking at the URL of the YouTube channel.
  1. 1.
    Go to the YouTube channel you wish to track
  2. 2.
    Take a look at the URL of the page
  3. 3.
    If the URL looks like youtube.com/user/channelname you will need to paste the channel name of the channel into a tool such as this to get the channel ID.
  4. 4.
    If the URL looks like youtube.com/channel/id or youtube.com/c/id, what comes after the /channel/ or /c/ is the ID of the YouTube channel.
Please note that there is a slight delay associated with the YouTube API, it will take up to a maximum of 15 minutes for the video to be posted in the channel you've selected!