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Playlists not appearing in search

TokeyBear

I have noticed between myself and a few friends, some playlists even though they are set to public, do not appear in a search?

 

HAs anyone noticed this? I have noticed even some Spotify playlists dont appear in a search.

 

For example, can anyone would find these

 

Official Spotify list

 

Morning Coffee on the Terrace

 

spotify:user:spotify:playlist:33AfCjktElkPkFdapLdO1m

 

User list example 

 

Soma Def Con Top 3o

 

spotify:user:beautifullychilled:playlist:2REWsnXJXsdXhrHS988GnK

 

 

Really weird this, anyone have any idea?

 

 

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MattSuda

Hey @TokeyBear

 

Sorry for the late reply.

 

Spotify only indexes playlists to show in search if they have enough of a following. There are millions and probably billions of playlists on Spotify. If they were to show every single playlist with a certain title, it would be a bad experience for the user because they would have to scroll through lots of playlists with the same name.

 

https://support.spotify.com/using_spotify/playlists/how-can-i-make-my-playlists-available-on-search/

 

According to the help article from Spotify:

 

After you publish a playlist, it should appear in search results in the next few days. If the playlist doesn’t appear, it might not be getting enough streams by users to rank yet.


There are a few ways to help make sure your playlists are available.

  • Share your playlists with your followers to encourage as many listens and followers as possible.
  • Add new tracks to your playlists frequently to keep your followers engaged.
  • Shorter titles and description text will make the playlist more relevant.
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sandrastridh

When I do a search there is playlists with 0 followers showing.. I have a playlist I want others to be able to search for, how do I do that??

sandrastridh

https://open.spotify.com/user/sandrastridh/playlist/0gdhF2Y3AZ4NTlK8CwGyJP

 

This is the playlist, it has 5 followers but does not appear when I search for it.. 

MattSuda

Hey @sandrastridh

 

https://support.spotify.com/using_spotify/playlists/how-can-i-make-my-playlists-available-on-search/

 

According to the help article from Spotify:

 

After you publish a playlist, it should appear in search results in the next few days. If the playlist doesn’t appear, it might not be getting enough streams by users to rank yet.


There are a few ways to help make sure your playlists are available.

  • Share your playlists with your followers to encourage as many listens and followers as possible.
  • Add new tracks to your playlists frequently to keep your followers engaged.
  • Shorter titles and description text will make the playlist more relevant.
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If you appreciate my answer, maybe give me a Like.
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sandrastridh

I know, I've seen that but it still does not appear.. I have done everything that the article says... What does "enough streams" mean?

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