What are Bit Badges?
All Twitch affiliates and partners can customize their channels Bit Badges with a custom design and name specifically for their channel. Bit badges can be applied to a single bit, hundred bits and thousand bits – with a top level bit badge of five million bits. Bit Badges allows streamers to create custom branding for their audience. Bit badges are currently available to all Partners and Affiliates.
Fun Fact: Bit Badges were first introduced May 9th, 2017
How to customize Bit Badges?
All settings regarding Cheer Chat Bit Badges can be found in your Twitch Dashboard. Once in the dashboard, navigate to Partner / Affiliate settings. Once in the Partner / Affiliate section, you can scroll down to find all settings for your Cheer Badge settings.
From here – you can decide which Bit Badges are enabled in your channel. You can customize which badges your viewers unlock based on their total Bit Cheer. Users will have their highest level Bit Badge displayed next to their Twitch Username in chat. You can turn off Badge Tiers and badges for your channel in this section as well. However, we strongly suggest streamers take this as an opportunity to create a unique community.
How to upload Twitch Bit Badge’s?
Within the Twitch Badges section on your dashboard – click Edit on any Bit Tier to begin. You can upload new badge images and add an optional custom badge name of your choosing that will be shown instead of the default Twitch Bit Badge defaults.
Reminder: Twitch is currently ONLY supporting static PNG images for badges.
You will need each badge image as a .png in three sizes:
- 18 x 18px
- 36 x 36px
- 72 x 72px
Simply click in each box to open a file picker, or drag the appropriately-sized emote to their slot.
As soon as you upload your new badges and click Save, they will then be available for your community. For those viewers that already have a Bit badge, they will have to Cheer once for their badge to be updated to the new custom design.
To reset a tier back to the default Bit Badge image, click Edit on the appropriate tier, then click Reset to Default Badge below, then Save Changes.
Where to get custom Bit Badges?
You can always reach out to an illustrator to create a graphic for you that fits within one of the three sizes for Twitch Bit badge upload. Below are several paid options for Bit Badges:
- Fiveerr or Etsy
Bits to Dollars are always on the lookout for new Bit Badge artists to feature. Please reach out to us today for more information!