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Podcasting from WordPress

Sep 09, 2011, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"At a technical level, a podcast feed is just a normal RSS or Atom feed that includes a link to a media file inside an tag. When you compose a post, you can attach a media file (audio or video) from within the post editor, and WordPress will automatically create the enclosure. But all an RSS subscriber or visitor to your site will see is a generic hyperlink in the body of your post, not in-browser player that lets them enjoy your insights and witticisms.

And that post will be mingled in with the rest of your content — not a bad option if you are using your WordPress installation exclusively for your show, but awkward if you want to do both, and ultimately unfriendly towards listeners who want to subscribe with their audio player.

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