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WAX on Stream: Twitch Streamers and YouTubers can now receive donations via WAX ExpressTrade, instantly and for free!

Nov 1, 2018

Update 12/18/18: We have added new query parameters to the Streamer Overlay, view them here.

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Introducing a brand new way for Twitch.tv streamers, YouTubers, and users of other streaming platforms to receive donations and earn money: all streamers can now receive items from their viewers via WAX ExpressTrade! Your audience can send items from their WAX ExpressTrade inventory to yours, instantly and for free, and you can then sell or instant-sell those items on OPSkins and cashout for real life money like cash or crypto.

Unlike Paypal or other donation services, gifts sent on WAX are non-refundable, so you don't have to worry about chargebacks or refunds!

Receive real-time alerts that will pop up on your stream whenever someone sends you an item, like this:

It’s a brand new way to receive items and earn cash or crypto. Your viewers can send you VGO skins, NFTs, WAX Keys, and coming soon - WAX Stickers and even IRL items.

To get started receiving gifts via WAX ExpressTrade today, follow these simple steps:

  1. Visit your WAX ExpressTrade settings here: https://trade.opskins.com/settings
  2. Scroll down to Streamer Settings and copy your unique Overlay URL, then save the Profile Panel Image
  3. Add the Profile Panel Image to your Twitch.tv or other streaming platform profile and link it to your WAX ExpressTrade URL
  4. Paste your overlay URL as your browser source into your OBS, Streamlabs, or any streaming software

Query Parameters (added 12/18/18)

sound

ON (default)

OFF

Plays the alert sound

Alert sound is muted

volume

50 (default)

0-100

Alert volume at half

Set custom alert volume

Animation

Fade_static (default) fade_move

Alert fades in place

Alert fades and slides in

duration

10000 (default)

1000-30000

Alert stays on screen for 10 seconds

Set custom alert duration

min_price

0 (default)

0-999 (float)

Sets the threshold for minimum gift value for the alert to show on screen

hide_avatar

true (default)

false

Hides user’s custom avatars, uses default avatar
Shows user’s custom avatars

Example (Muted): https://streamers.wax.io/overlay/89vjX?sound=OFF

Example ($1.00 Minimum): https://streamers.wax.io/overlay/89vjX?min_price=1.00

Example (Volume 75%, Duration 5 sec): https://streamers.wax.io/overlay/89vjX?volume=75&duration=5000

There are more add-ons coming to this feature, and we want to build the features that you want to see, so tweet us your feedback to #WAXonStream! Get started today, and let us know what you think by tweeting screenshots of your donations to #WAXonStream!

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