class praw.models.LiveHelper(reddit: Reddit, _data: Optional[Dict[str, Any]])

Provide a set of functions to interact with LiveThreads.

__call__(id: str) →

Return a new lazy instance of LiveThread.

This method is intended to be used as:

livethread ="ukaeu1ik4sw5")
Parameters:id – A live thread ID, e.g., ukaeu1ik4sw5.
__init__(reddit: Reddit, _data: Optional[Dict[str, Any]])

Initialize a PRAWModel instance.

Parameters:reddit – An instance of Reddit.
create(title: str, description: Optional[str] = None, nsfw: bool = False, resources: str = None) →

Create a new LiveThread.

  • title – The title of the new LiveThread.
  • description – (Optional) The new LiveThread’s description.
  • nsfw – (boolean) Indicate whether this thread is not safe for work (default: False).
  • resources – (Optional) Markdown formatted information that is useful for the LiveThread.

The new LiveThread object.

info(ids: List[str]) → Generator[, None, None]

Fetch information about each live thread in ids.

Parameters:ids – A list of IDs for a live thread.
Returns:A generator that yields LiveThread instances.

Live threads that cannot be matched will not be generated. Requests will be issued in batches for each 100 IDs.


This method doesn’t support IDs for live updates.


ids = ["3rgnbke2rai6hen7ciytwcxadi",
for thread in
now() → Optional[]

Get the currently featured live thread.

Returns:The LiveThread object, or None if there is no currently featured live thread.


thread =  # LiveThread object or None
classmethod parse(data: Dict[str, Any], reddit: Reddit) → Any

Return an instance of cls from data.

  • data – The structured data.
  • reddit – An instance of Reddit.