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How to use Transistor features, invite users, delete episodes, etc.
How do I add my podcast to my Wix website?
If you're using Wix to host and edit your website, connecting your podcast is easy! For this tutorial you'll need: A podcast hosting provider (https://transistor.fm) An account on Wix To add your podcast to your Wix site: Go into the site Editor Go to the "Add Apps" section (you'll find it on the left side of the Editor) Search for "Podcast Player". Add it to your Site. Go get your podcas
How do I embed my podcast in WordPress?
Here's how to insert your podcast episode inside of a WordPress post or page, in the Gutenberg block editor. Prepare your post or page in WordPress Get your post ready. On a separate line create a new block, and search for "Custom HTML." Search for the "Custom HTML" block Next, get your podcast embed
How do I embed my podcast?
How to embed the Transistor iFrame on your website: single episode player, most recent episode player, and playlist player.
How to transfer ownership of a podcast to a different account
Transistor makes it easy to transfer ownership of a podcast from one Transistor account to another. This is perfect for hosts on a podcast network who want to take their show independent. Or, maybe, you're doing a podcast with a friend, and they're going to start paying for the hosting. Steps for transferring a podcast to another account: The new owner will need to create or upgrade to a paid Transistor account Go into
Can I invite other users to my Transistor account?
How do I add team members to my podcast?
Are Transistor's stats IAB compliant?
Yes, we follow the IAB guidelines. We eliminate duplicate downloads, downloads from search indexes, and any downloads that come from bots in the analytics that you see on Transistor. Our team has been working with podcast metrics since 2012. We're constantly revising our system to make it better. Read more about our analytics
Are you going to modify my podcast's audio files?
When you upload your audio files to Transistor, we won't change your ID3 tags or downsample your audio. If your file doesn't have ID3 tags, we will add them for you when you upload. If they aren't already present, we add ID3 tags for: Episode Title Podcast Title Author Publishing Year Episode Number If you upload an AAC or WAV file, we will convert it to MP3 for you (after you upload). If your MP3 file includes chapter markers, we will keep them in the file for your listeners. [Do
Can Transistor be embedded into a Squarespace site as well?
Yes! Our audio player can be embedded in Squarespace, WordPress, Weebly, Wix, Carrd, Lead Pages. Essentially anywhere you can edit HTML, you can use our audio player. How to embed a podcast episode in Squarespace:
If I update my audio file on an episode, will I lose all of my analytics?
Replacing an audio file (uploading a new MP3 on a published episode) doesn't affect your analytics. To replace a podcast episode's audio file: Go to "Episodes." Click on the episode you'd like to edit. Upload your new audio file Click "Save" Replace audio file
Can't upload file: "I'm getting an error when I add my audio."
Here are some troubleshooting steps to resolve common errors when trying to upload audio files. Start a new session If you've had the upload page open for a while, your session may have timed out. Start by closing all Transistor tabs in your browser. Log back in to Transistor and re-try the upload again. Test your connection If you have a large file uploading over wifi, the upload may stop if your Internet connection drops out. You could identify this by testing a smalle
Campaigns and Dynamic Audio Insertion (DAI)
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How can I connect my podcast to Chartable?
Get consolidated podcast analytics by connecting your Transistor account to Chartable. Here are the instructions: Here are the steps: Go to "Show Settings" Scroll down to "Advanced Settings" Choose Chartable from the checklist Enter your Chartable ID Click "Save"
How do I delete an episode?
To delete a podcast episode: Go to the "Episodes" tab Click "Edit" on the episode you'd like to delete Scroll to the bottom On the lower-right you'll see a "Delete episode" button Delete episode Note: Only Admins and the Account Owner can delete episodes.
How do I delete a podcast?
To delete a show, go to "Show Settings" and scroll to the bottom. There is a "Delete podcast" button on the lower-right. Choose files or drag and drop files
How come my show notes formatting doesn't look correct in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google, or Overcast?
If your show notes look properly formatted in Transistor, but not in podcast apps like Apple Podcasts, there are two main causes: Copying and pasting from other applications (like Word, Google Docs, Apple Notes) can bring over hidden HTML formatting that you can't see in our editor, but gets rendered in podcast apps. Podcast apps all render HTML differently, and some formatting won't work in Apple Podcasts. Copying and pasting from other applications Copying and pasting formatted text
How do I embed audio on Facebook and LinkedIn?
Facebook and LinkedIn don't support embedded audio. (We wish they did!) What most podcasters do instead, is create an audiogram video clip:
Can I print my podcast analytics?
If you click "Print" in your web browser, it should do a reasonable job of creating a printer-friendly version:
When you delete an episode, is the related media file also deleted?
Yes! When you delete a podcast episode in Transistor, we'll also delete the audio file(s) associated with that episode. To delete an episode: Go to the Episodes tab Click on the episode you want to delete Scroll to the bottom of the episode page Click the Delete Episode button on the lower right Note: Only Admins and the Account Owner can delete episodes. Delete an episode
Do you post your users' podcasts to Apple Podcasts for them, or allow them to do it themselves?
In the podcasting world, your Apple Podcasts account is your key to many of the other directories. Overcast, Pocket Casts, Breaker, Castro, Listen Notes, and others all scrape the iTunes directory. Apple podcasts is kind of like the master copy. If you don’t control your iTunes listing, you lose a major piece of control over your podcast’s future. That's why we help you to submit your podcast but you will still submit it using your own Apple ID. This way you keep control of your show's listin
What are Dynamic Show Notes?
Dynamic Show Notes allow you to automatically insert promotional text and links in all of your episode descriptions. This is a great way to draw attention to a promotion, upcoming event, or announcement. You insert Dynamic Show Notes as a part of a Dynamic Ad Insertion campaign. Use our text editor to create the text you'd like to have i
What does "remove branding from player" mean?
Customers who upgrade to our Business plan can remove the small Transistor logo that appears on the embeddable player:
What should I whitelist on our corporate firewall / VPN for Transistor's embeddable player?
If Transistor.fm is allowed that should allow the embed player to work. Ask your IT team to check these URLs are allowed: share.transistor.fm media.transistor.fm cdn.transistor.fm assets.transistor.fm Please note: If you are using any 3rd party analytics prefixes with your Transistor podcast, you may encounter other URL's that need to be allowed before the embed player will work. You may need to check with the support team of your analytics service (Chartable, Podsights, Podcorn
How do I cancel my subscription?
How do I cancel? What happens to my podcasts after I close my account? How to I close my Transistor account? Can I reactivate my podcasts after cancellation?
Where has the spike in my analytics come from?
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