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.
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:
- In the header, click .
- From the Create list, select Podcast Episode.
- Using the following table as a reference, complete the fields as needed.
- Complete your site's workflow and publish the podcast episode.
|Title||(Title) Enter a title. This title is visible to the visitors to your site.|
|Description||Enter a description. This description is visible to the visitors to your site.|
This field, by default, is auto-populated by the Topic field, and becomes part of the asset's URL.
Auto-populated slugs are lowercase, have diacritics removed, and any symbols or spaces are replaced with
You can modify the URL Slug field if necessary.
|Cover Image Override||Click and select an image. This image is visible to visitors to your site. (Defaults to the podcast's cover art.)|
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.
|Primary Audio||Select the audio file visitors hear when listening to this episode.|
|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.|
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.
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. This field becomes read-only after you publish the asset.|
|Content||Select Add After, Add Before, or Replace to position a module above or below the podcast episode itself, then click . The module you add is visible to visitors to your site.|
The following illustration shows just one example of how Brightspot renders a podcast episode.
You can automatically generate tags from assets of this content type. For details, see Auto-generating tags.