Equivalent Helix Endpoint For Channels?

I use to use the endpoint https://api.twitch.tv/kraken/channels to get channel info, but now it seems the only way to get relevant info is with https://api.twitch.tv/helix/users, and that doesn’t work for me due it to it requiring an OAuth token. Is there something I’m missing?

As per the docs, you need to supply either an OAuth token, an id param, or a login param.


The scope/oAuth is optional!

Specify a ID or a login and it will return.

if you specify the oAuth it’ll return the user for that oAuth token.

So a call to


Requires a token

But a call to


Does not

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Awesome, thank you! I was confused by the docs

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