6+ WordPress Plugins for Your Podcast Website

6+ WordPress Plugins for Your Podcast Website

WordPress is certainly the most popular CMS in the world, powering over 30% of the web. It also powers all sorts of websites, from blogs to giant e-commerce stores and everything in between. This includes podcast websites. However, recently I attended Podcast Movement, a fantastic podcasting conference, and discovered that many podcasters struggle with creating their own website. While there are countless tools that will automate the process for you, you’re at the mercy of a platform you don’t own. Still, finding the right tools can be hard. That’s why in this episode, I’m going to tell you about 6 killer plugins for your podcast website on WordPress. Listen to the episode

Show Notes Transcript Specific Podcasting Plugins

First, there are 2 really great contenders for actually turning your blog into a podcast website: Seriously Simple Podcasting and Powerpress by Blubrry.

Seriously Simple Podcasting

I love this plugin because it really is simple. It creates a new post type called “Episodes” and then builds your podcast feed based on that. You can even have “Series,” meaning you can host multiple podcasts from the same WordPress site. Set up for this is fantastically easy. It works really well in conjunction with its hosting solution, Castos.

Powerpress by Blubrry

This is actually the one I use for my podcast, How I Built It. It uses native WordPress posts to create the feeds so you need to be a bit more careful if you’re also planning to blog from your site. I recommend creating a separate category for your episodes.

Where it makes up for this is in options. You can easily generate a Subscribe widget and page, it offers easy links to list your podcast in multiple directories, and to some extent, customize your player. If you’re willing to spend a little extra time figuring out a


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6+ WordPress Plugins for Your Podcast Website

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