Adding a Maestro Chat

The Maestro Chat panel is a great way to create an engaged community around your content. Keep reading to learn how to add chat to your live channels.


  • From the Admin Navigation dropdown, choose the Live Channel where you'd like to add a chat.
  • In the top right hand corner, click EDIT CHANNEL. This will put the channel into edit mode.

  • In the sidebar section, click the gear icon. This will open the Sidebar Settings and show the available panels. Toggle Chat to on.

Select your Preferred Chat settings:
  • System: this is the name that greets users when they arrive to the Chat panel
  • System Image: This will appear next to the ‘Welcome back!’ message
  • Welcome Message: This is the default message that greets users on arrival 
  • Filtered Words: (words replaced with asterisks in the chat) separated by commas
  • Silenced Users: You can also view Silenced Users
  • You can ‘allow links in chat from non-admins’ if you desire.
  • Hit Publish to push your changes live.

Note: The character count for chat is 1236 characters.

For instructions on how to remove a Maestro Chat, click here.