What are Shortcodes?
A shortcode (short code) is a WordPress plugin specific code that lets you insert things into blog posts and pages. Read more about shortcodes at WordPress.org.
The Blubrry PowerPress Shortcode
To use the Blubrry PowerPress short code, enter the following code within the body of your blog post where you would like the player to be inserted.
Note: The short code must be entered in lowercase.
PowerPress Shortcode Attributes
The Blubrry PowerPress short code supports 3 optional attributes for customizing the player behavior.
- url – Specify a URL to a media file if you do not want to use the associated podcast episode
- channel (previously feed) – Specify the podcast channel slug name to display only the player for the podcast specified. (only applies to custom podcast channels)
- image - Specify a URL to a cover image to display in place of the player (experimental, does not work for all media)
- width – set the video player width (overrides default width)
- height – set the video player height (overrides default height)
Example using a custom Media URL
Display a player for a media file not associated to your podcast episode:
Examples specifying the Custom Podcast Channel
Presuming you have a Custom Podcast channel using the slug ‘pdf’:
The default podcast channel slug name is “podcast”, example would look like this:
Example using a custom Cover Image
Replaces the default cover image with a different one:
Note: The image is not used for some media types. This feature is experimental and may not work for all media types.