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Mar 19, 2020

How to set up and use the Emote Wall widget

A huge part of watching live streams on Twitch is spamming emotes when something incredible, shocking, hilarious, or otherwise…

Last Updated on December 17, 2021

The live streaming experience is all about viewer interaction. Emotes make that experience more fun for both the streamer and the viewer by encouraging others to chat. Viewers can spam emotes when something incredible, shocking, hilarious, or otherwise indescribable happens.

What is the Emote Wall Widget?

The Emote Wall widget will display animated emotes on the screen whenever people use them in the chat. It is a fun way to encourage viewers to participate in chat and can help increase the feeling of community.

How to add an Emote Wall to Your Stream

The Emote Wall widget is now completely integrated with Streamlabs Desktop! Now you no longer need to copy/paste the source URL and add a browser source. All you have to do is add the widget source in Streamlabs Desktop. Here’s how.

Step 1: Download and open Streamlabs Desktop

Step 2: Click the plus sign to add a new source

 Step 3: Click on the “Emote Wall” widget

Emote Wall Settings

The Emote Wall comes with a few adjustable settings including:

  • Emote Duration: Controls how long an emote will appear on the screen
  • Emote Scale: Controls how large the image of the emote will appear
  • Combo Required: An emote will spawn each time it is seen in chat
  • Ignore Duplicates: Duplicate Emotes per chat message will be ignored

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About Streamlabs

Founded on the belief that we want to help creators make a living do what they love, Streamlabs provides a robust suite of features to help creators better engage with their fans, grow audiences, and improve monetization. Building on this mission, Streamlabs is expanding its product with 1) Melon, our browser-based streaming studio, 2) Willow, an all-in-one bio link tool, 3) Oslo, a video review and collaboration tool. And 4) Crossclip, the easiest way to convert Twitch clips to videos for TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts.


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