Yes, you sort of know how to set it up, but would still like to read a quick tutorial to show you the ropes.
Then welcome to my page, which is going to do exactly that.
You’re going to learn how to set up BOTH Fusebox Smart Podcast Player and Fusebox Transcript plugin.
Without further ado, let’s get started!
Table of Contents
How to Set Up Fusebox Smart Podcast Player WordPress Plugin
First things first, you need to download the plugin from your SPP dashboard.
You’ve bough the premium version, right?
Good, then go and log into your account and download the plugin.
Then head over to your WP dashboard and click on Plugins>Add New.
Take the zip download file and paste if into the “Upload” section.
That’s it. Once the plugin is downloaded install and activate it.
Note- repeat the process for Fusebox Transcript plugin.
Now let’s go the the Fusebox Player back-end.
Click on the Settings>Fusebox Player. The first thing you’ll see is that you need to enter your license key in order to fully activate the plugin.
Find your license key in the download section of your FPP account
And just copy/paste it here.
Now all options are activated and let’s explore them one by one, shall we?
#1- Player Defaults
Podcast RSS Feed URL– Find the correct RSS feed and input it here. The easiest way to find it is to ask your podcast host. You can also use Listen Notes, which is a podcast search engine. Learn more here.
Subscription URL’s– add in URL’s to services where people can subscribe to your podcast. to learn how to find those URL’s, click here.
Include Subscription Option in Track Players– Set it to yes.
Show Name For The Full Player- Add in your podcast’s name so it shows up in Full Player.
Artist Name For The Full Player– Add in your podcast host’s name so it shows up in Full Player. That’ll probably be your name 🙂
Next you have some design settings to tinker with
You can change things like:
Theme Style- dark or light;
Full Player Background- default or blurred logo;
Track Player Background- default, blurred logo or color;
Track Player Image URL- Add an image of your brand to show up on every track player.
Next we have:
Sort Order- Decide how should your episodes be sorted. Newest to oldest? Or reverse?
Download- Set it to yes. You want people to be able to download your episodes.
Episode Limit- Impose a limit on how many episodes can be show in the Full Player.
Show Tags- set it to YES.
Volume- Set it to YES. You want users to be able to adjust volume so it’s comfortable for them to listen.
#2- Featured Button
This is the button that enables people to subscribe to your list.
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