This widget displays the comments feed from your Facebook Live video post. You can also customize the chat display’s colors, fonts and text size.
This widget is not pre-installed, you will need to install them through the Plugin Store.
Once installed, you'll be able to find them under the Add source menu and then Facebook Widgets.
Adding the Facebook Live Comments widget
Go to Add source > Facebook Widgets then Live Comments.
The Facebook Live Comments widget will now appear on your scene.
This widget will automatically connect to your live video if you've authenticated your Facebook account with XSplit Broadcaster.
It will display Not connected to any Facebook Live post if you're are not currently broadcasting to Facebook Live.
Right-click on it to show its properties window.
Facebook Live Comments properties
- Displays the currently authenticated Facebook account. Your Facebook account is automatically authenticated with the plugin if you login into XSplit Broadcaster using your Facebook credentials. Click on Switch account to switch and authenticate a different Facebook account.
- Displays which Facebook Live post the widget is connected to. This set to Automatic by default and will connect to the Facebook Live post you are currently broadcasting to. You can also change this manually by clicking the drop-down. The status below will also display if the widget is Connected or Not Connected
- Chat Box
- Changes the chat box's background color. Click to choose from a preset pallete or to enter a hex triplet.
- Changes the chat box's background opacity. The opacity slider will go from 0 to 100 percent.
- Changes the font and color of the viewers' names. Colors can be chosen from a preset pallet or an entered hex triplet while the fonts can be chosen from the drop-down. (Fonts shown will come from those installed in Windows)
- Changes the font and color of the viewers' comments. Colors can be chosen from a preset pallet or an entered hex triplet while the fonts can be chosen from the drop-down. (Fonts shown will come from those installed in Windows)
- Text Size
- Changes the size of the viewers' names and comments. Can be changed to a minimum of 8px small and a maximum of 200px large.
- Text Direction
- Changes the direction of how the comments scroll.
- Hide user icons
- Enable to hide viewers' profile pictures from being displayed with their comments.
- Hide timestamps
- Enable to hide the timestamps shown with viewers' comments.
- Hide chat when idle for x sec
- Hides the widget after a set amount of time. Idle time can be changed to a minimum of 10 seconds and a maximum of 1000 minutes (60000 seconds).
- One-line entries
- Enable to display both the viewers' names and comments in a single line.