An RSS Feed is a content-distribution tool. It allows you to distribute your podcast across several platforms. As generic tags follow the information set to Podcasts on Spreaker, any changes you make will be automatically reflected in your Spreaker RSS feed. To do so just go to Content Management System and select your podcast. Click the “Podcast settings” button and modify all the podcast information you see on the page. Once finished, just save it.
Each podcast on Spreaker has its own feed, which contains all the public episodes and follows this URL format:
The Spreaker podcast's RSS Feed is a well-formed XML file that conforms to the RSS 2.0 specification. It is divided into podcast-level tags and episode-level tags.
Podcast-level RSS tags
All the podcast-level RSS tags are wrapped into the <channel> tag and, as the name suggests, they consist of information about the podcast.
The podcast title
The website associated with a podcast.
It can be customized in the Website page settings of your podcast.
The podcast description
The link to the RSS Feed. It is automatically generated
The language of the podcast
The first category of the podcast
The categories of the podcast
The podcast copyright details
The image associated with the podcast.
It consists of three elements:
Same as the
The last date and time the content of the feed was updated
Text name(s) of the author(s) of the podcast
The podcast owner. It consists of two elements:
The podcast parental advisory information.
It is automatically set to
Podcast Type: it ensures that your episodes are properly ordered in Apple Podcasts and other directories. You can choose between Episodic and Serial. Episodic shows are those that can be listened to in any order. Serial shows are designed to be listened to in sequential order — from the first episode to the last.)
Episode information. See the section below
Episode-level RSS tags
The episode data are contained within the
<item> tag. The RSS feed contains one
<item> tag for each episode of the podcast.
The episode title
The episode URL
The episode description. It supports HTML
The episode’s globally unique identifier (GUID). It is automatically generated
The date and time the episode was released
The episode content. It consists of three attributes:
It is automatically generated
The episode duration (in seconds). It is automatically generated
The episode parental advisory information. If at least one episode of the podcast is marked as explicit, also the podcast will be automatically considered explicit.
The URL of the episode image. The URL links to a JPG version with a size of 1400 x 1400 pixels. The default is the podcast image URL
The episode type. More info here.
The episode season number
The episode number. It is being used on Apple Podcasts to order episodes based on their number.
The episode transcript. It consists of three attributes: