Channel: Panels, settings, profile, notification, etc

  1. GIFs and larger file sizes for Twitch Panels

    I would love to see animated GIF support for my stream panels or even larger filesizes permitted. Currently there is a 1 megabyte limit on file size.

    Since twitch loads the video stream first and doesn't load the panels until the user attempts to scroll down, the increased file size allowance would not impact the load time of a broadcast.

    Animated GIF, MP4 or MOV support would greatly increase the control and polish available to broadcasters

    12 votes
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  2. Automatically refresh stream page when broadcaster goes live

    Before you implemented the new player you didn't need to refresh the page when a stream went live. Now you will not even notice when a stream goes live unless you refresh the page.

    Example:
    Current behavior:
    1. Go to offline stream page (ex https://www.twitch.tv/reckful)
    2. Reckful starts his stream
    3. Nothing happens and the user has no idea that reckful has gone live even if he has had this tab open for hours

    Wanted behavior:
    1. Go to offline stream page (ex https://www.twitch.tv/reckful)
    2. Reckful starts streaming
    3. Stream starts playing instantly

    I know that this worked…

    89 votes
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  3. Allow alt-text for images in channel panels to allow for accessibility for screen readers

    Using images in channel panels allows streamers a higher level of design control, but sacrifices readability for visually impaired viewers. Please allow an alt-text feature on these images so the text on them can be accessible.

    22 votes
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  4. Personal dashboard for viewers

    I am not a streamer but I watch Twitch every day for hours. I would like a customizable homepage that I can launch everytime I come on. This homepage would have all streams I follow, top games right now, top streamers right now, top communities right now (maybe also communities I follow), top clips from streams I follow (where you can toggle by 24 hours, 7 days, 1 month etc). Everything customizable so that you can create your own little 'home'.

    16 votes
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  5. Currently Streamed Game (New Channel Design)

    Hey Twitch,

    Lately I've seen that my Bot now has access to the upcoming new channel design. It looks very good (better than I thought) BUT I have suggestion for you guys:

    Please overthink how the "currently streamed game" is getting displayed. In the upcoming new design it's so unpopular and small placed down below the username it's "nearly invisible". In the current (old) design it had a cover image and was placed perfectly below the player. That was a great spot!

    Please please overthink the positioning or at least make it more visible (e.g. give it back a cover…

    2 votes
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  6. Display streamer's Community link on new UI, please.

    A streamer's page used to display whichever Twitch Communities they listed themselves under, so that viewers could click the link and browse for similar streams in the same Community. The new UI does not seem to have that function.

    1 vote
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  7. New accounts cannot because created with the word "grape" in it. Let new accounts use the word "grape"

    New accounts cannot because created with the word "grape" in it and will automatically trigger a red flag. I know this is nonsensical for some, but my name online has always had the word "Grape" in it because it is my last name. I'd love to create an account with the word "grape" in it. But apparently it's too close to word word "Rape" so it automatically won't let you put the word in your name.

    1 vote
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  8. Video manager overhaul missing video length

    It seems like the length of a video would be a fairly obvious thing to include in the video manager list page, but whoever revamped it recently apparently doesn't think so. I was missing that info tonight when I had to delete a minute-long archive VOD because of a streaming issue.

    1 vote
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  9. Panels don't always load on the new site version

    Using Chrome and Windows 7, and noticed that sometimes the panels below a stream will load and sometimes won't on the go.twitch.tv version of the site. This a glitch or intended? If intended really feel those things should always load as that's where a streamer posts things like social links to twitter, discord and other networking that helps communicate with viewers.

    2 votes
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  10. Profile - allow editing of Game Identities

    There is an edit button, but it does not have the ability to delete characters that I've deleted in game (or simply hide as I don't play them), nor prioritise the ones I want to showcase (mainly max level chars). Something like a star system to rank them would be useful too.

    1 vote
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  12. You changed right menu.Now I can't press the sign out button!

    You changed right menu.
    Now I can't press the sign out button!
    Screenshot→https://imgur.com/a/4G6wb

    1 vote
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  13. in Beta the live directory of channels you follow doesn't show all live channels

    Checked it with the normal one.

    Live Channel page of watched channels only shows 19 channels currently live while 27 should be registered for me

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  14. .Missing items in beta

    Sub Anniversary Share button no longer appears above chat in beta. also notification icons no longer exists next to the new prime loot icon. Verified on multiple computers. unsure if they were removed in beta

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  15. Fix the scroll bar in the following->channels page of the rewrite beta

    Fix the scroll bar in the following->channels page of the rewrite beta. It does not seem to exist. The one in following->overview works.

    2 votes
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  16. Homepage displays blocked user streams

    My homepage keeps displaying recommended streams from a person who I already have blocked.

    1 vote
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  17. New homepage annoying me.

    You cut the homepage into too many blocks, it is confusing, inefficient and disturbing.

    1 vote
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  19. Option to turn off auto-host nagging

    I know that you're proud of your built-in auto-hosting feature, but there are those of us (or am I the only one?) who don't need it, don't want it, and are tired of the incessant nagging about it that only seems to be getting worse. How about an option to turn off that nagging?

    In my own case, I have a bot that I wrote that handles such things in a way that I personally prefer.

    1 vote
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  20. 'Recent streams' automatic Collection

    Right now 'Collections' are placed above all your recent streams, which is not ideal as recent streams are usually the first thing people look for.

    It would be great if we could have an automatic Recent Streams 'collection' that can be placed at the top of a streamer's Videos page (with all their other Collections beneath).

    It would look a lot neater!

    Cheers.

    1 vote
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