- Upload your mp3/mp4 contents to Dropbox. Get a raw link by following this step.
- Locally, follow this article to create an RSS file.
- Commit your RSS file to your Github repo. Publish it as a Github page.
- Make sure your RSS file path is valid with https://castfeedvalidator.com/. Some of the test results say warnings. As long as this is a private feed, you can ignore them.
- Share the RSS file path to your community! Popular podcast apps (including Apple Podcast) have a way to import RSS URLs directly. Enjoy.
To be minimum, below worked. (The URL is no longer valid, as I was too embarrassed to keep it public).
<rss xmlns:itunes="http://www.itunes.com/dtds/podcast-1.0.dtd" xmlns:atom="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom" xmlns:rawvoice="http://www.rawvoice.com/rawvoiceRssModule/" version="2.0"> <channel> <title>Podcast Title Here</title> <link>https://www.example.com</link> <image> <url>http://www.example.com/image3000x3000.png</url> <title>Podcast Title Here</title> <link>https://www.example.com</link> </image> <description> The full length description for your podcast </description> <language>en-us</language> <copyright>Yuta copyright 2016</copyright> <item> <title>Episode Name 2</title> <link>https://dl.dropbox.com/s/dff56030336b/YourVideoAudioFile.mp4</link> <pubDate>Sat, 02 Jan 2020 16:00:00 PDT</pubDate> <description>The full length episode 2 description</description> <enclosure url="https://dl.dropbox.com/s/dff56030336b/YourVideoAudioFile.mp4" length="36715125" type="audio/mpeg"/> <guid>https://dl.dropbox.com/s/dff56030336b/YourVideoAudioFile.mp4</guid> </item> </channel> </rss>
- I didn't know that
.mp4are compatible with great extent
- I'm not sure how protective this feed URL will become, only by specifying robots.txt. Let me know your thoughts.
- If you're more serious about your audience, consider paid / services
- Finally, another link I stumbled upon along the way. Thank you Internet!