The Episodes List page is used to find, mark to include in the RSS feed, add, and edit episodes.

What are podcast episodes?

Podcasts are a popular form of audio content that can cover a variety of topics, from news and entertainment to education and business. Podcasts are typically delivered as a series of episodes, which are individual audio files that listeners can download or stream online.

Podcast episodes can vary in length, format, style, and quality, depending on the preferences of the podcast creator and the audience. Some podcast episodes are short and concise, while others are long and in-depth. Some podcast episodes are scripted and edited, while others are spontaneous and raw. Some podcast episodes are solo shows, while others feature guests or co-hosts.

Podcast episodes can be accessed through various platforms, such as podcast apps, websites, social media, or smart speakers. Podcast listeners can subscribe to their favorite podcasts and receive notifications when new episodes are released. Podcast listeners can also rate, review and share podcast episodes with other people.

Podcast episodes are a great way to learn new things, stay informed, be entertained, and connect with others who share similar interests. Podcast episodes can also provide opportunities for podcast creators to express themselves, showcase their expertise, build their brand, and monetize their content.

How to Access

Home Dashboard  Components  Ideal Podcasts → Episodes

To add an Episode:

  • click the New toolbar button

To edit an Episode:

  • click on a Title from the list


Column Headers

  • Checkbox. Check this box to select episodes. To select all episodes, check the box in the column heading. After the boxes are checked the toolbar button 'Actions' get active.
  • Ordering. You can change the order of an episode within a list as follows:
    • Select the Ordering icon Ordering icon in the List heading to make it active.
    • Select one of the Three dots icons Three dots icon and drag it up or down to change the position of that row in the list.
    • In the Filter Options you may limit the list to episodes that are assigned for example to a Language.
  • Featured. Click the icon to toggle. The episode will show on the Featured Episodes page.
  • Status. Status of the episode. Hover icon for informations.
  • Feed. Whether or not to include this episode in the feed. This is useful when you want to make certain episodes available only to people who visit the site or to paid subscribers (subscription manager is not included) 
  • Title. The title of the episode. Edit the episode by clicking on the Title. This column will also display the episode's Alias (used for Search Engine Friendly URLs), its category, and the RSS feed for the category.
  • Access. The viewing Access Level for this episode.
  • Author. Name of the User who created this episode. Not necessarily the show host.
  • Associations. Shows the associated episodes. Click on the Language Code to open the episode. Multilingual only.
  • Language. Episodes language, default is 'All'.
  • Date Created. The date this episode was created.
  • Hits. The number of times an episode page has been viewed.
  • ID. A unique identification number for this episode, you cannot change this number.

List Filters

Search bar. Near the top of the page, you will see the search bar shown in the Screenshot above.

  • Search by Text. Enter part of the search term and click the Search icon. Hover to see a Tooltip indicating which fields will be searched.
    To 'Search by ID' enter "id:x", where "x" is the ID number (for example, "id:19").
  • Filter Options. Click to display the additional filters.
  • Clear. Click to clear the Filter field and restore the list to its unfiltered state.
  • Ordering. Shows the current list ordering field. 2 ways to change the order:
    • Select from the dropdown list. Ordering may be in ascending or descending order.
    • Click a column heading. The column heading toggles between ascending and descending order.
  • Number to Display. Shows the number of episodes in a list. Select from the dropdown list to change the number displayed.
    The default for a site is '20' but this may be changed in the Global Configuration.

Filter Options

Near the top of the page, you will see the filter bar shown in the Screenshot above.

  • Select Featured. Select from Unfeatured Episodes / Featured Episodes.
  • Select Status. Select from Trashed / Unpublished / Published / Archived / All.
  • Select Category. Select from the list of available categories.
  • Select Access. Select from the list of available viewing access levels.
  • Select Author. Select from the list of available authors.
  • Select Language. Select from the list of available languages.
  • Select Tag. Select from the list of available tags.
  • Select Max Levels. Select from the list of available levels.


Page Controls. When the number of episodes is more than one page, you will see a page control bar near the bottom of the page shown in the Screenshot above. The current page number being viewed has a dark color background.

  • Start. Click to go to the first page.
  • Prev. Click to go to the previous page.
  • Page numbers. Click to go to the desired page.
  • Next. Click to go to the next page.
  • End. Click to go to the last page.


At the top of the page, you will see the toolbar shown in the Screenshot above.

  • New. Opens the editing screen to create a new episode.
  • Actions. Reveals a list of actions for selected episodes. Check one or more episodes checkboxes to activate the list.
    • Publish. Makes the selected episodes available to visitors to your website.
    • Unpublish. Makes the selected episodes unavailable to visitors to your website.
    • Feature. Marks selected episodes as featured.
    • Unfeature. Changes the status of featured episodes to unfeatured.
    • Archive. Changes the status of the selected episodes to indicate that they are archived. Learn more.
    • Check-in. Check-in the selected episodes.
    • Trash. Changes the status of the selected episodes to indicate that they are trashed. Learn more.
    • Batch. Batch processes the selected episodes.
  • Options. Opens Episodes: Options.
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