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Send YouTube videos to Discord

A guide by Readybot.io

Readybot sends new YouTube videos to your Discord server. This guide will show you how to set up a free YouTube Feed Bot.

1. Connect Readybot to your Discord server

Open the Readybot Dashboard to view your connected Discord servers. Click "Add server" to connect a new server.

Discord screenshot

Select the Discord server you wish to receive feeds on and click "Continue". Accept all the permissions required by Readybot.io and click "Authorise".

2. Create a new Feed Bot in your Readybot

After connecting a Discord server you will return to the Dashboard. Click "Add bot" to create your first Feed Bot, a social feeds integration.

Give your Feed Bot a descriptive name and select the default channel. This is the Discord channel new feed entries will be sent to!

3. Add a YouTube channel to the Feed Bot

After creating a new bot you will land in the Feed Bot page. Click "Add feed" to add the first YouTube channel to your newly created bot. Enter the URL to the YouTube channel page, and click "Create".

Add YouTube feed screenshot

Finding the YouTube channel URL

To find the URL of a YouTube channel click its avatar on a video page.


4. Look out for the first message

Readybot will send the first message from the added feed typically within a few minutes. Keep an eye out on the selected Discord server & channel for the first message!

YouTube message in Discord

Can't see any messages? Try going through these troubleshooting steps:

  • Refresh the bot page and check the feed for any errors.
  • Check the selected Discord channel. Does the channel still exist?
  • Wait a few minutes. During busy times it can take Readybot a moment to go through all feeds and dispatch messages.

5. Add more feeds

And you're done! Add more feeds as needed from the Readybot Dashboard. Sending YouTube channels and more to Discord is easy with the Readybot Feed Bot.

Readybot.io is not affiliated with or related to YouTube, Google or Alphabet Inc. Readybot does not make any guarantees to the availability of the YouTube service and feeds.

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