Best WordPress Plugins for Podcasting

PowerPress

The best way to run a podcast from a WordPress website is with PowerPress!

PowerPress turns posts into podcast episodes, and gives you all the tools you need for podcast SEO and the latest Apple Podcasts RSS tags. 

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Simple Podcast Press

Hani Mourra’s Simple Podcast Press plugin for WordPress can automate publishing your podcast from an RSS feed to your website, automatically integrate with and enhance PowerPress already on your site, and do so much more!

We’re using it on several of own podcast sites!

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MemberPress

Turn your website into a membership site to give your audience exclusive content or start a membership business. MemberPress also works great with PowerPress to make a members-only podcast feed. 

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Pretty Links Pro

We use Pretty Links Pro more than any other plugin for our podcasts and websites.  Whether it’s trackable affiliate links, memorable and speakable URLs for our podcasts, or automated keyword-hyperlinking, Pretty Links Pro both saves time and helps earn more money from a blog and podcast!

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Warfare Plugins

Social Warfare Pro

Make it easy for your audience to share your episodes by using Social Warfare Pro. You can customize the title, description, and image for Facebook, Twitter, and even Pinterest! Plus, create attractive click-to-tweet buttons for pull quotes.

Social Warfare Pro is also one of the lightest weight social-sharing plugins, so it won’t slow down your website.

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Elementor Pro

WordPress themes define the overall look and structure of your site, but Elementor Pro lets you easily create engaging pages, posts, popups, headers, footers, and sidebars! Elementor Pro works with your existing theme and gives you a fast drag-and-drop interface to customize your content and website elements! Among the most popular WordPress page-builder plugins, Elementor is our favorite for its quality code, fast support, frequent updates, and vast integration.

The base Elementor plugin is free (and included in SecondLine Themes), but upgrading to pro unlocks a lot more features to give you more control over how your website looks.

We use Elementor Pro here for The Audacity to Podcast and we love it!

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WP Rocket - WordPress Caching Plugin

WP Rocket

There are many caching plugins for WordPress, but WP Rocket combines easy setup, premium support, and fantastic performance. Plus, WP Rocket includes extra features to help you get the fastest loading speeds for you website.

We’ve used it on our sites for many years and have been very happy with it!

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LearnDash

Create, manage, and sell courses through your WordPress website. I’ve tried a few different learning-management systems (LMS) and LearnDash is my favorite!

LearnDash also easily integrates with MemberPress and Easy Digital Downloads.

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Social Subscribe & Follow Icons

Easily add social icons for your blog and podcast to your WordPress website! Encourage your visitors to subscribe from anywhere on your site!

This is the plugin we made and maintain ourselves with love.

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Affiliate marketing for WordPress, made easy

AffiliateWP

If you sell anything through a WordPress website, AffiliateWP is the best way to start your own affiliate program for others to refer customers to you!

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BackupBuddy

You should be backing up your websites so you don’t lose everything you worked hard to build! BackupBuddy is our favorite backup plugin for WordPress and we use it on all our sites. You can store the backup files locally, on Dropbox, on Amazon S3, or several other places.

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Sell digital downloads with WordPress, for free

Easy Digital Downloads

If you want to use your WordPress website to sell digital products, like courses, guides, downloads, even WordPress plugins, Easy Digital Downloads is the best plugin for that! The core plugin is free, but you get a lot more features and functionality with the premium addons.

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Before you go! Don’t miss this FREE checklist, “20 things you should do before recording every podcast episode”!

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