Stephen Hodgetts

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  • What constitutes an update? - Feeds

    One of the pricing metrics for the monthly Stream Feeds plans is updates. But what is an update? When a user sends an activity to any type of feed - that is an update. But if the feed is followed b...

  • I'm receiving HTTP 403 Errors in my Feeds App

    The Stream Feeds API is built with a simple permissions system for read and write privileges.  Permissions are defined at a Feed Group level.  With Server-side permissions (Stream client instantiat...

  • Is there a limit on channel members?

    There is no limit on how many members can be added to a channel with Stream Chat. However, there are some limitations to be aware of. 1. Only the first 1,000 members receive push notifications 2. T...

  • What moderation tools are available? - Chat

    Here is an extensive list of our Moderation tools available for Stream Chat.   User to User Moderation Flag message - by default each user has the ability to flag a message with the Stream API and...

  • Can I host my images, media, and files on Stream Feeds?

    Yes, you can. But file size is limited to 100mb. Stream recommends using a CDN and enriching feed activities with a link to the media.  Stream's upload() endpoint serves as a CDN and returns a URL ...

  • When to initialise the SDK to reduce MAU

    There are typically two options for initializing the SDK and incrementing Monthly Active User (MAU) when a user opens the app.  SDK initialized upon app launch. This is the most common approach w...

  • Enterprise Support Options with Stream Chat

    Stream Chat offers several types of support uplifts and SLAs.    Basic Support Basic support is included in all Chat plan levels, including the 30-day free trial. Basic support includes access to t...

  • Filter Out Empty Channels

    There is a simple way to filter out channels that are empty or do not have any messages in them. Although it is not immediately intuitive, you can pass a timestamp for the last_message_at that is s...

  • Migrate existing data to a different region

    Unfortunately, Stream are not able to do this sort of migration. That being said, you are able to use our various tools and API endpoints to do this. I'll link you to some relevant documentation fo...

  • Does the API Work in China?

    Yes, as long as our API is accessible then you can use it. However, we have historically had an issue with certain ISPs in China who have blocked our domain. There has been nothing we can do about ...