Transcripts & Chapters

An overview of how I implement transcripts and chapters....

I have chapters!

I implemented chapters for the podcast and briefly talk about the process. <iframe width="320" height="30" src="https://podcastidiot.com/?powerpress_embed=197-podcast&powerpress_player=mediaelement-audio" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"></iframe>...

Getting back behind the microphone

I haven’t recorded anything since the beginning of February. I intended to publish something once a week at least but life got in the way a bit. I’m sure I’m not the first one to fiddle around with podcasting only to abandon it after a few episodes. Well, I’m...

I know even less than I thought

I just posted the first episode. The purpose was to get something posted… finally. After hours of messing around with Castopod I was able to get it installed and my episode online. The audio levels are so damned low that I can’t even here it! When listening to it...

Just when I think I have it

I installed Castopod on this server. It wasn’t too hard. I screwed it up a couple times because I created a subdomain to point just to the podcast episodes. What I wanted to do is create a separate site from the blog but still be a part of this...

Bogged down deep in the weeds

I’m trying to learn about using Podlove. It’s a WordPress plugin to make publishing a podcast easier. It probably does if I don’t want to customize anything. But I do and I find that trudging through its various settings to be more work than it’s worth. I don’t understand...

How to get started

The biggest hurdle to getting started is… getting started. You want to do this and have tons of ideas but continue to get bogged down with one thing or another before actually recording something and posting it. For example, I created this web site. Then I went down the...