How to Configure the Podcast Category iTunes Settings for Blubrry

Posted OnAug 14, 2015     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

In this section of the Blubrry PowerPress plugin, we will look at how to configure the iTunes Settings for the Podcast Category.

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) From the left-hand sidebar of the Dashboard, navigate to PowerPress -> Category Podcasting to see the Category added earlier.


Step 3) Hover over the Category Name to display a sub-menu.

Step 4) Click the Edit hyperlink to be forwarded to the Feed Settings tab.


Step 5) Click the iTunes Settings tab.


When you are ready, click the Validate hyperlink to validate the feed.
Click the Remove hyperlink if you want to delete the Category.

Configure the iTunes Settings

Step 6) Complete the fields as shown below:

A. iTunes Subscription URL
We recommend that you enter your iTunes Email in the appropriate textbox prior to moving forward.

Enter a link to your iTunes Subscription URL in this textbox.

For example,

Click the this link to Publish a Podcast on iTunes. iTunes will email your Subscription URL to the iTunes Email entered in H. below when your podcast is accepted into the iTunes Directory.

B. iTunes Program Subtitle Enter a Subtitle in this textbox.

For this example, Episode 0 – Hot Air Ballooning Basics was entered.

C. iTunes Program Summary Enter a Summary in this text area. The Summary may not contain HTML and cannot exceed 4,000 characters in length.

For this example, Learn the basics of Hot Air Ballooning!! was entered.

D. iTunes Category From the dropdown list, select the appropriate iTunes Category.


For this example, Education – Training was selected.

E. & F. iTunes Category 2 & 3 If you want to add sub-categories, click the appropriate dropdown list and select a sub-category.

For this example, no change was made.

G. iTunes Explicit From the dropdown list, select the appropriate option.


For this example, no change was made.

H. iTunes Email Enter an email address that iTunes will email when your Podcast is accepted into the iTunes Directory.


Step 5) Click the Save Changes button to save any changes.

The next step of the guide will focus on How to Configure the Podcast Category Artwork for Blubrry.



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