Initial <podcast:chapters> integration is now live on podbay.fm!
Here's an example hosted on Buzzsprout: https://podbay.fm/p/how-to-start-a-podcast/e/1597291200
Adding in transcripts and soundbites support soon.
@tomrossi7 Nice! It's working well on Podbay: https://podbay.fm/p/how-to-start-a-podcast/e/1597291200
I'm taking a look at the Chapters spec and am trying to add support for it in.
Fetching and parsing is no problem, but figuring out the best way to render them this way is tricky if the RSS feed doesn't return a duration as part of each episode. Can't show the positions without knowing an estimation of where to place them.
The NAS RSS doesn't contain durations. Is that by design? If so, I'm curious why, and if there are any suggested workarounds to get the duration without fetching the mp3.
I just shipped https://podcast-index.com.
It's an npm package & free API for getting privacy-related data from podcast hosts that's useful for listeners.
The website demo uses PodcastIndex.org for search, the npm package and APIs don't integrate PodcastIndex.org yet, but I'm planning on adding that soon.
If I'm hosting an API that uses PodcastIndex.org data and is consumed by podcast app devs, should I use my own PodcastIndex API key or have users pass in their own?
i work on podbay.fm.
Intended for all stake holders of podcasting who are interested in improving the eco system