PowerPress Playlist Shortcode

The Blubrry PowerPress Playlist shortcode is a playlist shortcode based on the WordPress playlist shortcode designed specifically for podcasting. Styling and functionality is the same, though shortcode options are different.

[powerpressplaylist]

The PowerPress Playlist shortcode is available in PowerPress 6.0 and newer.

Note: The short code must be entered in lowercase.

PowerPress Playlist Shortcode Attributes

The Blubrry PowerPress short code supports many optional attributes for customizing the playlist.

  • limit - Set limit to number of episodes in playlist (default is 10)
  • type – Specify the type of play list either ‘audio’ (default) or ‘video’
  • style – Specify the playlist style ‘light (default), ‘dark’, or custom
  • images - Display podcast artwork in playlist ‘true’ (default) or ‘false’
  • image – Set a specific default image for the playlist (.e.g. http://example.com/path/to/image.png)
  • itunes_subtitle – Display the itunes subtitle in the player ‘true’ or ‘false’ (default)
  • category - Specify a category, value can be either the category ID, slug, or name (ID is optimal)
  • term_id – Specify a specific term ID (requires taxonomy attribute)
  • taxonomy - Specify a taxonomy (requires term_id attribute)
  • program_titles_by_taxonomy - Specify taxonomy to display program title in playlist (e.g. ‘category’ to display category program titles)
  • date - Display episode date ‘true’ (default) or ‘false’
  • title - Display episode (post) title, ‘true’ (default) or ‘false’
  • links - Provide links to episode (post) page, ‘true’ (default) or ‘false’
  • slug - Specify the channel/feed post type slug name for custom podcast channels or custom podcast post types
  • post_type - Specify post type for custom post type podcasting

Simple Example using playlist to display latest 10 audio episodes in a page

[powerpressplaylist]

Display a player for a media file not associated to your podcast episode:

[powerpress url="http://example.com/path/to/media.mp3"]

Example playlist using specific poster image showing the latest 20 episodes

[powerpressplaylist image="http://example.com/wp-content/uploads/300x300.png" limit=20]

Example playlist for custom podcast channel using slug ‘audio-m4a’

[powerpressplaylist slug="audio-m4a"]

and if you are using post type podcasting:

[powerpressplaylist post_type="post_type_slug" slug="audio-m4a"]

Example displaying titles of podcasts based on category (or other taxonomy)

[powerpressplaylist program_titles_by_taxonomy="category"]

Include the iTunes subtitle for the currently playing episode in playlist

[powerpressplaylist itunes_subtitle=true]