PowerPress Subscribe Shortcode Embed

The Blubrry PowerPress Subscribe shortcode provides an in-page subscribe embed designed for both desktop and mobile web browsers.

[powerpress_subscribe]

The PowerPress Subscribe shortcode embed is available in PowerPress 6.0 and newer.

Notes:

PowerPress Subscribe Embed

Below is an example for the Blubrry PowerPress and Community Podcast

Subscribe to

Blubrry PowerPress and Community Podcast

haring information to empower your podcast from the Blubrry Team.

Or subscribe with your favorite app by using the address below

The subscribe buttons all utilize subscribe-able one-click options compatible with the applications they are intended for.

List of current subscribe to applications:

  • Apple iTunes desktop client and Podcasts iOS app from Apple.com
  • RSS (for any podcatcher (podcast consumption app)
  • BeyondPod for Android
  • Podcast Republic for Android

Specific apps in the list above are available for free and do not include intrusive advertisements either in the app or inserted into the media content. If you have a podcasting application that meets these requirements and you have a documented method for one-click subscribing, please contact us.

PowerPress Subscribe Shortcode Attributes

The Blubrry PowerPress shortcode includes optional attributes for using the subscribe embed with custom podcast channels, post types, categories and taxonomy podcasting.

  • channel – Specify the podcast channel slug name to display. (only applies to custom podcast channels and post type podcasting)
  • post_type – Specify a custom post type (only applies to post type podcasting)
  • category – Specify a category (only applies to category podcasting)

The subscribe shortcode may be used to create a subscribe embed for a podcast not manged on the current site by utilizing the following attributes.

  • title – Specify a specific podcast program title
  • subtitle – Specify a subtitle that displays below the program title.
  • image_url – Specify a URL to the programs artwork (should be square image, jpg preferred for optimal bandwidth)
  • feed_url – Specify a specific podcast rss feed URL
  • itunes_url – Specify a specific iTunes listing URL
  • itunes_subtitle – Display the iTunes subtitle for podcast below the podcast program title. Set to “true” to display, “false” (default) otherwise.

Also available are iTunes Affiliate buttons

  • itunes_button – Display the official “Subscribe on iTunes” official button. Set to “true” to display, “false” (default) otherwise.
  • itunes_banner – Display the official “Subscribe on iTunes” official banner. Set to “true” to display, “false” (default) otherwise.
  • itunes_badge – Display the official “Subscribe on iTunes” official badge. Set to “true” to display, “false” (default) otherwise.

The embed can be styled using one of the two styles included or by creating your own in your theme.

  • style – Set the CSS class extended name to set a specific style for the subscribe embed. Set to “dark” to use the dark color scheme, “modern” for the modern colors scheme (default), or come up with your own.

Simple Example using the Subscribe shortcode to display a subscribe embed for your default podcast

[powerpress_subscribe]

This will apply to most podcasters.

Example using the Subscribe shortcode for a podcast channel with slug name “pdf”

[powerpress_subscribe channel="pdf"]

Example using the Subscribe shortcode for a category podcast using category with slug name “am-show”

[powerpress_subscribe category="am-show"]

Example using the Subscribe shortcode to use the subscribe on iTunes official banner

[powerpress_subscribe itunes_banner="true"]

Example using the Subscribe shortcode to use the subscribe on iTunes official button

[powerpress_subscribe itunes_button="true"]

Example using the Subscribe shortcode to use the subscribe on iTunes official button

[powerpress_subscribe itunes_badge="true"]

Example using the Subscribe shortcode for a podcast hosted on another web site

[powerpress_subscribe 
   title="Geek News Central"
   image_url="http://geeknewscentral.com/GNCLogo3_1_1400x1400Audiot-262.jpg"
   feed_url="http://geeknewscentral.com/index.xml"
   itunes_url="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/geek-news-central-audio/id73331167"]

Example using the Subscribe shortcode using your own CSS to style the subscribe widget

[powerpress_subscribe style="mycolors"]

Then add to your theme’s CSS something like the following:

/* iTunes button */
.pp-sub-widget-mycolors a.pp-sub-itunes {
    background-color: #732BBE;
}
/* Podcast Republic button */
.pp-sub-widget-mycolors a.pp-sub-pr {
    background-color: #337EC9;
}
/* RSS and BeyondPod buttons */
.pp-sub-widget-mycolors a.pp-sub-bp,
.pp-sub-widget-mycolors a.pp-sub-rss {
    background-color: #FF8800;
}
/* Subscribe on and paragraph above input box */
.pp-sub-widget-mycolors  div.pp-sub-h,
.pp-sub-widget-mycolors  p.pp-sub-m-p {
    color: #337EC9;
}