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How to live stream to Wix Website by scheduling an event?

Live streaming on a scheduled Wix event

If you do not have a Wix account, please sign up here.

In order to live stream to Wix, you will have to add Wix Video widget on your website to enable live streaming options.

Create a Wix website by adding Wix video widget to enable live streaming options. In order to add a Wix Video widget, click on the + icon -> Video and Music -> Wix Video.

Select the video widget and click on Manage Videos. This will redirect you to your Wix dashboard.

On the Dashboard, select Live Stream and then Schedule an event for later.

Wix Dashboard

Fill the details to schedule your live event. Click the Channel drop-down and select Channel. Set when you want to go live under Schedule a Live Stream. Select the date from the calendar and the time of day.

Choose a Cover Image or video for your live stream. Add the stream details (e.g stream title, publisher, category, tag and description etc) and click "Next".

Select an option under Channel Pricing.

You can also choose other options such as Show Trailer, More About This Video and Let Viewers Embed this Video

You will be able to see the scheduled event in the Live Stream tab. When you select the option Go Live Now. You will get two options:

Go live from Desktop.
Go live from Mobile.

It is important to connect the correct channel to your Wix Video on your website before publishing your website.

Going Live from Desktop

After clicking the option "go live on Desktop", you need to select I Have an Encoder option.

Copy the Stream URL and the Stream Key.

Now go to OneStream, click on "Add Account" on the left side bar and select Custom RTMP. Paste the copied Stream URL and Stream Key.

Review the Encoder settings and click Connect to OneStream.

Once the Wix social account is connected, schedule a stream and wait for it to go live.

The live stream will start broadcasting on your website at the set date and time.

Live Stream broadcasting on Wix Website

You can click on the Watch Live button to view the enlarged view on the website.

Enlarged view of the broadcast on website

Going Live from Mobile

You may use this option but it does not include connecting an encoder such as OneStream Live to it. With the mobile app you can only go live via your device camera and microphone.

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Updated on: 04/08/2022

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