Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get a list of channels playing a game?

On Mixer the game a channel is playing is called a "type" this is because we have non-gaming listings within our site such as IRL and Art.

To find a list of channels playing a game first find its typeId using the query parameter of the types endpoint.

Once you have its id use it to filter the channels list using the channels endpoint's where parameter.

Here's a final example url for Minecraft:

How do I find out if someone is following a channel?

Use the relationship endpoint to find the follow state and roles of a user for a channel.

Why am I getting a CSRF Token Error?

CSRF(Cross-Site Request Forgery) is an attack that can force you to perform actions on a site, CSRF Tokens prevent this. handles CSRF Tokens automatically but as a Mixer Developer you should not be seeing this message. If you're receiving it then check the following:

  • If you're authenticating with this request check that you're formatting the header correctly:
    • The Authorization header is Authorization not Auth or Authentication
    • The Header value should be Bearer <your token>
  • If you're not authenticating, ensure that you're Not providing an Authentication header.