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Publisher Integration

1 Verify that you have installed the correct plugins


Important: Once you've installed the Podlove Web Player 5 plugin all Web Player related Publisher shortcodes will be rendered by the Podlove Web Player plugin

  • Go to Plugins > Installed Plugins
  • Verify that you have installed Podlove Publisher in version 2.10.0 or higher
  • Verify that you have installed Podlove Web Player in version 5.0.0 or higher

2 Activate the Web Player in Podlove Publisher

  • Go to Podlove > Podcast Settings
  • Select the tab Player
  • Select Podlove Web Player 5
  • Click Save Changes

3 Configure the Podlove Web Player 5 appearance


Important: Please read the Core Concepts article to become familiar with its core concepts

  • Go to Settings > Podlove Web Player
  • Customise the Player appearance:
    • Adapt the existing default configuration, theme and template to your needs OR
    • Create new configurations, themes and templates

4 Insert the Podlove Web Player into Podlove Publisher

If you are inserting the player automatically

  • Go to Settings > Podlove Web Player > Settings
  • Select the default config, theme and template

If you are using Publisher Templates

  • Go to Podlove > Templates
  • Select the template you want to edit
  • Extend the episode.player call by adding the Podlove Web Player 5 config, theme and template parameters
  • example: episode.player({ config: "default", theme: "default", template: "compact" })

If you are using the Publisher Web Player Shortcode

  • Go to the episode you want to add the player
  • Add/extend the podlove-episode-web-player shortcode with config, theme or template attributes
  • example: [podlove-episode-web-player template="compact" theme="default" config="default"]

You can enable Related Episodes in the configuration section of the player.

Default Settings

By default related episodes are disabled.


To display the latest 25 episodes choose Podcast in Configuration > [your config] > Related Episodes.

Publisher Shows

You can customise the related episodes by using the shows feature in Podlove Publisher.

  • Go to Podlove > Shows
  • If you don't already have shows, you might want to have a look at the documentation if you want to proceed
  • Assign the episodes to a show: Select the Show in Configuration > [your config] > Related Episodes