Broadcast Companion


This plugin, in combination with the theme Broadcast Lite will send off a request to the API to pull your stream information and insert it into your theme. The data which it oulls from twitch.api is as follows:
* Online status
* Game playing
* Viewer Count
* Vods


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the plugin files to the wp-content/plugins/ directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Use the Settings->Broadcast Companion screen to configure the plugin
  4. Simply add your username to the settings page and the plugin will do the rest.
  5. When used in conjunction with the Broadcast Lite theme, the data pulled from the API will be insterted into your theme.

Contributors & Developers

“Broadcast Companion” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.



  • Upgraded API call for vods to helix.
  • Vod thumbnails are now a better size.


  • Tiny fix for sites running Broadcast on https.


  • Fixed an issue where the StreamWeasels logo was being inserted into Broadcast PRO theme.


  • Fixed an issue with the game playing text not displaying in the nav.


  • Added a default StreamWeasels affiliate link to theme.
  • Added code to handle stream modal.


  • First release.