Host your podcast channels and episodes with WordPress. You’re hosting your posts and pages on your WordPress site so why not your podcasts?

Supports. mp3, m4a and mp4 for now.

It’s a Snap. As easy as creating a post or a page. You create a channel and fill in the imformation. Create an episode and attach it to the channel.

No cluttering. WordCast is made on WordPress’ standard functionality using custom post types so the database will not be cluttered with extra tables or so.

Host your files yourself. With WordCast you are hosting your files, feed and data yourself and retain full ownership of it all.


  • FREE – Yup. It’s not a bug, it’s a feature
  • Simple & Intuitive
  • Unlimited Channels and Episodes



  • Create a Channel as you would create any post or page
  • Create an Episode as you would create any post or page
  • Add the Episode to the Channel it should be a part of
  • Add the feed URL to Google Podcast, Apple Podcast or to your podcast listener / viewer of choice


  1. Visit Plugins > Add New
  2. Search for “WordCast”
  3. Activate WordCast from your Plugins page
  4. Click on the new menu item “WordCast Channel” and create your first Channel
  5. Click on the new menu item “WordCast Episode” and create your first Episode. Point the episode to the channel you just created


My episode isn’t showing up in my podcast app

Google Podcast, Apple Podcast and other podcast directories updates the feeds 1 – 2 times a day. So please allow for up to 24 hours for the episode to show in your favourite podcast application.

Apple Podcast says that my feed doesn’t support HTTP HEAD requests

Most hosting providers support HTTP HEAD requests. If yours doesn’t please content your hosting provider as this is a server issue

Why can’t I add new categories to Channels and Episodes?

The categories in the WordCast Channels and Episodes are categories that are used by Google Podcast and Apple Podcast. The categories are static because they are the only categories that will be accepted.


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Contributors & Developers

“WordCast” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Added admin notice for feedback
  • Changed Donations URL (as if there will be any donations ;))


  • Stat counter set on activation and deactivation hooks for statistics for this plugin. This will only register site url and if this is activated or deactivated


  • Tested with WordPress 5.6
  • Changed plugin description


  • Tested with WordPress 5.5.1


  • Fix: Special characters are now being converted to html entities


  • Fix: Missing PHP Class for reading MP3 duration


  • Fix: Dates and times are now internationally
  • Fix: Mp3 duration is no longer set by meta data but calculated


  • Added Admin Notice Error when pretty permalinks are not activated
  • Added link to Podbase Feed Validator in channel editor


  • The first version. Well this is it. WordCast is alive!