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Use RSS Feeds in Studio Graphic Overlays

You can use an RSS feed in your Livestream Studio production to populate your graphic overlay content.

To get started:

  1. Go into a GFX module.
  2. Open the Create Custom Graphic menu.
  3. Select RSS from the graphics menu.
The custom graphic overlay menu, highlighting the RSS option.

The RSS layer will appear in the graphics overlay channel. Click the gear wheel to enter its settings.

A new graphic layer under GFX 1, highlighting the gearwheel button to go to the layer's settings.

If access to your RSS feed requires authentication, check Basic Authentication and enter your credentials.

the graphic layer's settings, showing a checkbox label 'basic authenticaion' below the RSS Feed URL field.

When you enter the RSS URL, the data should populate on the right and give you access to further settings.

the full graphics panel with the layer settings on the left side and populated rows and columns of data on the right.

Set the time interval in seconds that you want Livestream Studio to look for new information from your RSS feed under Auto advance data interval.

RSS graphic layer settings panel, highlighting the auto advance data interval setting, shown as set to 30 seconds.

To control the number of posts from your RSS feed, you can choose to only include posts within a recent time frame.

RSS graphic layer settings panel, highlighting the records number limitation settings, specifically the timeframe option showing last 120 minutes.

You can also limit Livestream Studio to pull only a certain number of most recent posts.

RSS graphic layer settings panel, highlighting the records number limitation settings, specifically the number of records which is shown as limited to 10 records. option showing last 120 minutes.

If you wish to edit any data within Livestream Studio, uncheck Read only.


Any edits made to data sources in Livestream Studio will not change content in the original source.

RSS graphic layer settings, highlighting an unchecked box label 'read only'

At the bottom of the settings are the Auto-Loop options for this graphics layer.

RSS graphic layer settings, showing the autoloop options including time interval, restarting at the beginning, direction, and starting item.

Next, enter the GFX Designer, and select RSS from the dropdown. Click the list icon to select your data fields.

the graphics designer window, highlighting the layer dropdown showing RSS and the data dropdown location.

Close out of the GFX Designer and return to the layers module to make the layer visible. You can now include content from the RSS feed into your production via the graphics overlay controls.

the RSS graphics layer full panel
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