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Trigger a workflow on New Clips with Twitch API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the New Clips trigger
    1. Connect your Twitch account
    2. Configure timer
    3. Configure Game Title
    4. Configure Max Items
  2. Add steps to connect to 700+ APIs using code and no-code building blocks
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger


This is a pre-built, open source component from Pipedream's GitHub repo. The component is developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

New Clips on Twitch
Description:Emits an event when there is a new clip for the specified game.


const common = require("../common-polling.js");
const twitch = require("../../twitch.app.js");

module.exports = {
  name: "New Clips",
  key: "twitch-new-clips",
    "Emits an event when there is a new clip for the specified game.",
  version: "0.0.1",
  props: {
    game: { propDefinition: [twitch, "game"] },
    max: { propDefinition: [twitch, "max"] },
  methods: {
    getMeta({ id, title: summary, created_at: createdAt }) {
      const ts = new Date(createdAt).getTime();
      return {
  async run() {
    const { data: gameData } = await this.twitch.getGames([this.game]);
    if (gameData.length == 0) {
      console.log(`No game found with the name ${this.game}`);

    // get and emit new clips of the specified game
    const params = {
      game_id: gameData[0].id,
      started_at: this.getLastEvent(this.db.get("lastEvent")),
    const clips = await this.paginate(
    for await (const clip of clips) {
      this.$emit(clip, this.getMeta(clip));

    this.db.set("lastEvent", Date.now());


This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
TwitchtwitchappThis component uses the Twitch app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
Game Titlegamestring

Watch for live streams about the specified game.

Max Itemsmaxinteger

The maximum number of items to return at one time. Streams are returned sorted by number of viewers, in descending order. Videos and Clips are returned sorted by publish date.


Twitch uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Twitch account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Twitch and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Twitch API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:


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