Podcast Player – Your Podcasting Companion

Podcast Player – Your Podcasting Companion | vedathemes

Description

Podcast Player provides an easy way to show and play your podcast episodes using podcasting feed url. It is a must have plugin for your podcast website. Give your listeners an easy access to all your episodes from any page or even from all the pages of your website.

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Podcast player key features

  • Give your listeners an easy access to your podcast episodes.
  • Display responsive podcast player just by entering your podcast’s feed url.
  • Fetch all required details from feed url.
  • Option to modify fetched details of your podcast.
  • Option to Show or Hide individual player elements.
  • Give your listener an option to share your podcast episodes.
  • Ajax live search episodes from the podcast.
  • It is possible to have multiple instances of podcast player on single page.
  • Self adjusting layout according to width of the podcast player.

Podcast player pro features

  • Professionally showcase your podcast using our unified player, episode list and grid templates.
  • Use powerful filter options to choose which episodes or seasons you want to display on your website.
  • Make your entire podcast catalogue easily available using our ajax approximate search feature.
  • Add an audio message within your podcast episode.
  • Add audio mp3 to your WordPress posts and display as podcast episodes.
  • Show or hide specific elements and customize color and fonts to personalize your podcast display

Setup Podcast Player Widget

Display searchable podcast episodes list on any widget area of your website.

Minimum Setup

  1. After activating the plugin, visit Appearance > Widgets in admin dashboard.
  2. Look for ‘Podcast player’ widget in left ‘Available Widgets’ section.
  3. Drag the widget to any available sidebar/widget area.
  4. Enter feed url in the appropriate field.
  5. Click [Save] button.

Advanced Setup

  1. After activating the plugin, visit Appearance > Widgets in admin dashboard.
  2. Look for ‘Podcast player’ widget in left ‘Available Widgets’ section.
  3. Drag the widget to any available sidebar/widget area.
  4. Enter feed url in the appropriate field.
  5. Optionally, click on “Change podcast content” button to customize feed’s auto fetched details.
  6. Optionally, click on “Show/Hide player items” button to show or hide player elements.
  7. Optionally, click on “Podcast player styling” button to customize player’s accent color.
  8. Optionally, click on “Sort & Filter” button to sort or filter podcast episodes.
  9. Click [Save] button.

Setup Podcast Player Block

Display searchable podcast episodes list on any post or page. Make sure you have not disabled WordPress latest block editor.

Setup

  1. After activating the plugin, visit any post or page’s edit screen.
  2. In main content area, click on ‘+’ icon to add a new block.
  3. Search for ‘Podcast Player’ block.
  4. Enter feed url in the appropriate field. A preview of your podcast player will appear.
  5. Click on the podcast player preview.
  6. Select appropriate options from the right sidebar to customize the player.
  7. Save or Update the post.

Setup Podcast Player using shortcode

Minimum Setup

[podcastplayer feed_url ='']
  1. feed_url – Your podcast feed url.

Advanced Setup

[podcastplayer feed_url ='' number='' podcast_menu='' cover_image_url='' hide_cover='true' hide_description='true' hide_subscribe='true' hide_search='true' hide_loadmore='true' hide_download='true' accent_color='#65b84f']Short Description [/podcastplayer]
  1. feed_url: Your podcast feed url.
  2. number: Number of podcasts episodes to be displayed at a time.
  3. podcast_menu: Any previously created WordPress menu’s name OR ID OR slug. (optional)
  4. cover_image_url: Podcast’s cover image url. The image must be from your WP media library. (optional)
  5. header_default: (false/true) Show player header items by default
  6. hide_header: Hide player header items
  7. hide_title: (false/true) Show / Hide podcast Title in header info section
  8. hide_cover: (false/true) Show / Hide podcast cover image
  9. hide_description: (false/true) Show / Hide podcast description
  10. hide_subscribe: (false/true) Show / Hide podcast subscribe button.
  11. hide_search: (false/true) Show / Hide podcast search field.
  12. hide_author: (false/true) Show / Hide author/podcaster’s name.
  13. hide_content: (false/true) Show / Hide podcast episode’s content.
  14. hide_loadmore: (false/true) Show / Hide podcast load more button.
  15. hide_download: (false/true) Show/ Hide podcast episode download link.
  16. hide_social: (false/true) Show/ Hide podcast episode social sharing links.
  17. accent_color: Podcast player’s accent color (Color hex-code to be entered).
  18. sortby: Sort podcast episodes (sort_date_desc/sort_date_asc/sort_title_desc/sort_title_asc)
  19. filterby: Filter by any string in episode’s title
  20. list_default: (false/true) Display Episodes list by default on small screen
  21. hide_featured: (false/true) Show / Hide podcast episode featured image
  22. apple_sub: Apple podcast subscription link
  23. google_sub: Google podcast subscription link
  24. Short Description: Podcast short text description. (optional)

Installation

Installing “Podcast player” can be done either by searching for “Podcast Player” via the “Plugins > Add New” screen in your WordPress dashboard, or by using the following steps:

  1. Download the plugin via WordPress.org
  2. Upload the ZIP file through the ‘Plugins > Add New > Upload’ in your WordPress dashboard
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress

Plugin author

vedathemes

Plugin official website address

https://wordpress.org/plugins/podcast-player/
If you encounter problems in using the Podcast Player – Your Podcasting Companion plugin, you can comment below, and I will try my best to help you solve the problem

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