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GIPHY – Extension Review

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Twitch extensions are a good way to add some extra flavor to your channel. Whether you add tools or mini-games for you fans, your stream should be impacted in a positive way.

GIPHY Extension Overview

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Twitch Extension Category: Extensions for Games

Types: Component

Extension Link: GIPHY

Extension Details

Are you and your viewers fans of GIFs? The GIPHY extension will allow your viewers to choose GIFs and stickers to place on your screen while you stream. You will be able to determine where the image is placed so that you can ensure it doesn’t cover anything that is generally important.

Only GIFs that are in ToS friendly will show up in the selection options, so you won’t have to worry about trolls trying to hurt your stream.

GIPHY config

The GIPHY extension is easy to install and activate on your channel. You will need to set it as a component extension.

Eligibility to Use the Extension

In order to use the GIPHY extension, you must have the following:

  • An active Twitch account
  • An available component slot

About the Author


Luci is a novelist, freelance writer, and active blogger. A journalist at heart, she loves nothing more than interviewing the outliers of the gaming community who are blazing a trail with entertaining original content. When she’s not penning an article, coffee in hand, she can be found gearing her shieldmaiden or playing with her son at the beach.

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