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Cant get Podcast urls working in plex

Mr SergeiMr Sergei Posts: 6Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

Hello,

I can't seem to get ANY podcasts to add via url on iOS plex.

Kermode And Mayo Film Review
feed:https://podcasts.files.bbci.co.uk/b00lvdrj.rss

Busted Wide Open - Pro Wrestling & WWE Podcast
feed:https://feeds.podcastmirror.com/bwo

Thats Not Metal
https://soundcloud.com/hillandbeez

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Answers

  • Mr SergeiMr Sergei Posts: 6Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I seem to have brain freeze for a while. I copied the url's from iTunes and now they all seem to be working now.

  • kinoCharlinokinoCharlino Posts: 1,642Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    After reading your first post, I neglected to scroll down to see your second! I tested those URLs and they all worked :smile:, however if you do come across one that doesn't, please let us know.

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  • goldenpipesgoldenpipes Posts: 30Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    https://post.futurimedia.com/kfxn/playlist/rss/3.xml

    this one isnt working for me. not sure why.

  • kinoCharlinokinoCharlino Posts: 1,642Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    @goldenpipes said:
    https://post.futurimedia.com/kfxn/playlist/rss/3.xml

    this one isnt working for me. not sure why.

    Thanks for reporting this. I've added it to the list for engineering to investigate.

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  • OttScottOttScott Posts: 2Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    Another one that fails copied straight out of iTunes:
    http://www.springsiac.org/?feed=podcast

  • kinoCharlinokinoCharlino Posts: 1,642Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    @OttScott said:
    Another one that fails copied straight out of iTunes:
    http://www.springsiac.org/?feed=podcast

    Added to the list. Thanks.

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  • kinoCharlinokinoCharlino Posts: 1,642Members, Plex Employee, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja Plex Employee

    @goldenpipes said:
    https://post.futurimedia.com/kfxn/playlist/rss/3.xml

    this one isnt working for me. not sure why.

    This is an interesting one, as we've found out. The issue with http://tnp.theeggbeater.net/dircaster.php is that it chunks in over time and takes quite a long time to finally produce valid XML.

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  • eherbergeherberg Posts: 15Members ✭✭

    Same with the other kfxn podcasts - like Barreiro's show: https://post.futurimedia.com/kfxn/playlist/rss/7.xml

  • goldenpipesgoldenpipes Posts: 30Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    So is the script that is grabbing the feed timing out before it can get the feed? Can the delay be set higher for these types of feeds? Im if we can get get the feed generated on our PC and save the xml and add it manually?

  • goldenpipesgoldenpipes Posts: 30Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    I was able to get it to work as a sort of workaround.

    I loaded the XML in my browser and saved the source as an xml. and re-uploaded it to my own webserver and added the xml via my own url and it imported. Obviously this is a daily podcast and ill need to pull the xml every day.

  • goldenpipesgoldenpipes Posts: 30Members, Plex Pass Plex Pass
    edited June 16

    Okay here's a step by step workaround using powershell and task scheduler on windows. If your running a local webserver on your windows install. Else you could have the file save where ever you wanted and upload it somewhere to get the link from.

    1. open Task Scheduler
    2. Click "Create Task..."
    3. Name it something.
    4. Click on the 'Triggers' tab
    5. Click "New..." and choose how frequently this job should run then click OK. (I have it run daily for this specific podcast at noon every weekday.)
    6. Click on the 'Actions' tab
    7. Click "New..." and paste the following with your changes:
      powershell.Exe -command "& {$client = new-object System.Net.WebClient;$client.DownloadFile('http://URL_TO_PODCAST_XML','C:\YOUR_WEBSERVER_HTTP_DIRECTORY')}"
    8. Click OK and YES then run your task!

    This is what I use to grab and save the xml to my webserver.
    powershell.Exe -command "& {$client = new-object System.Net.WebClient;$client.DownloadFile('https://post.futurimedia.com/kfxn/playlist/rss/3.xml','C:\nginx\html')}"

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