Brightspot Content Types Guide

Creating a podcast episode


A podcast episode is an audio file, typically an interview or lecture, associated with a podcast. This topic describes how to create a podcast episode.

Tip
Prepare the following before you start creating an episode:
  • Create the podcast to which the episode belongs. For details, see Creating a podcast.
  • Create and upload the podcast's audio file. For details, see Audio file.
  • If necessary, create and upload image you will use as the episode's cover art. For details, see Image.

To create a podcast episode:

  1. In the header, click add.
  2. From the Create list, select Podcast Episode.
  3. Using the following table as a reference, complete the fields as needed.
  4. Complete your site's workflow and publish the podcast episode.
Field Description
Podcast Select a podcast. This selection is visible to the visitors to your site.
Episode Number Enter a number. This text is not visible to the visitors to your site.
Topic Enter a topic. This topic is visible to the visitors to your site.
Description Enter a description. This description is visible to the visitors to your site.
URL Slug This field, by default, is auto-populated by the Topic field, and becomes part of the asset's URL. You can modify the URL Slug field if necessary.
Primary Audio Select the audio file visitors hear when listening to this episode.
Cover Image Override Click search and select an image. This image is visible to visitors to your site. (Defaults to the podcast's cover art.)
Body Use the rich-text editor to include text, lists, images, and links to other assets. Text in this field is visible to visitors to your site.

For information about using the rich-text editor, see Rich-text editor.
Tags Select the tags associated with this asset. This selection is not visible to visitors to your site.


For information about creating a tag, see Tag.
Embargo Select a date until which Brightspot embargoes the asset, or select Indefinitely to embargo the asset indefinitely.
Secondary Sections Select the secondary sections associated with this asset. This selection is not visible to the visitors to your site.

For information about creating a section, see Section.
Content Select Add After, Add Before, or Replace to position a module above or below the podcast episode itself, then click add_circle_outline. The module you add is visible to visitors to your site.

The following illustration shows how Brightspot renders a podcast episode.

Rendered podcast episode
Rendered podcast episode

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