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Share and find tips for using itch.io. This board is for smaller pieces of information or frequently asked questions. As always, you can find our full documentation on our docs section.

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This board is not for asking questions or getting support, but for sharing solutions to problems you have solved and wish to tell others about.

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You can embed YouTube and Vimeo videos directly into your comments and posts on itch.io. In order to do this, just paste...
started by leafo Aug 25, 2016
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Hey all. I'm about to publish a demo for my first game. But I'm stuck on the username I should use here on itch and othe...
started by DanielTsc 21 hours ago
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Hi, as the title says any game I try to play it takes so long, sometimes it takes 30 mins for a 20MB game and sometimes...
started by gabi.ruiz.91 3 days ago
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Okay, I’ve played around with doing game jams the last year-and-a-half, even doing one with a prize (though something...
started by Zed Hanok 71 days ago
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Hello! It's my first time selling a tileset that I made. I'm not done yet, i'm still updating it overtime. But I would l...
started by Cubox 64 days ago
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How can I start an Itchfound campaign for a game?
started by Brunomir Jun 23, 2021
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Hi, lots of questions with people asking how to get attention to their games, so I decided to write some methods here I'...
started by Nyanko Games May 03, 2021
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I want to request a CSS from itch to create custom edges to content on my page and animated buttons there are any disadv...
started by fire_soldier888 May 01, 2021
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Is there any way to protect a browser game from being downloaded on Itch.io? I was talking about it with a friend becaus...
started by A. L. Neto May 01, 2021
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Hello! I've seen lots of different game pages for lots of different games here, and I wanted to ask the community: What...
started by chez_dev Mar 08, 2021
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tl;dr You can earn about 1.1% more with Payoneer instead of Paypal payouts, and it's quite easy to setup. Here is a tip...
started by Auburn Sounds Feb 05, 2021
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I have 7 games on itch.io and i want more people to play my games and follow me, right now i have 4 followers. can someo...
started by fire_soldier888 Dec 21, 2020
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Hello people! Late last month, I published an extensive write-up of my experiences with the first 10 months of selling H...
started by Cheeseness Nov 26, 2020
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Hello everyone! My name is Ramon and I've been a composer for nearly 30 years now. I'd love to get into the game industr...
started by Ramon Solé Nov 13, 2020
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Hi all PICO-8 users and enthusiasts! Want to upload your game to itch.io, but those huge gray borders are haunting you?...
started by Elia Nov 01, 2020
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Hey there developers! I was recently enhancing my itch page when I had the idea to use the "sidebar" layout of screensho...
started by SquishyTurtleGames Oct 14, 2020
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I'm new here and learning as I go along... Itch does not seem to have support for localization when publishing (HTML5) g...
started by tactic Sep 03, 2020
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I wanted to know how to promote my game within itch, as I see that it is on the front page at least for a day, it is to...
started by RED BONE GAME STUDIO Aug 14, 2020
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Okay, here's some context: I have now made over 30 sales of paid items and had over 160 other downloads of free content...
started by matthornb Jul 12, 2020
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Hello. I'm a game developer currently working on game called "Hellashapes". Hellashapes is an infinite bullet-hell rouge...
started by ShadowPeterX Jul 13, 2020
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first i think your team should fix the filter.if i click Android plus free thats all that should pop up.instead its the...
started by A_Smile Jul 12, 2020
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