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Live Stream Started

The live stream started endpoint is an instant Zapier trigger. It is powered by's webhooks. Each account has 10 webhooks available, and they will push the data to Zapier immediately - leading to the "instant trigger" nomenclature.

The live stream started webhook will fire when the live-stream.broadcast.started webhook alert is sent. This means that one of the live streams in your account has begun broadcasting (the broadcasting switches from false to true.)

When you choose this trigger, you'll authenticate your account with your api key (which you can find on the dashboard). When you test the Zap - Zapier uses sample data provided by (no webhook has been created yet)

Setting up a Live Stream Started trigger using the Zapier plugin

Now you can create an action to occur. Here are a few ideas that might be useful:

  1. Tell a slack/Discord/chat channel that your live stream has started.
  2. Send an email that the stream has started.
  3. Add a link to the video player on your webpage - so that your customers can watch the live stream.

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