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Magic hosting? My podcast RSS feed currently returns 404, but my podcast still streams just fine...

huckingfoes

This is kind of complicated.

 

When I check my podcasts in https://podcasters.spotify.com/catalog, my podcast is still getting listens. I can even stream it on any device. However, the RSS feed associated with the podcast, which used to work and be valid, now no longer exists, and returns 404.

 

I also cannot seem to locate the files on my server, so I have no idea how they are streaming. Does spotify mirror podcast episodes? What kind of magic is this?

 

How can I find out where my files are hosted? It's been a while since I set it up and added episodes, and my hosting situation has shifted around in a non-obvious way. I

 

Podcast

https://open.spotify.com/show/2nJGyV80RfyilZALzbIUrT

 

RSS Feed:

https://wxyz.website/privatepod/gen/feed.xml

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Elena

Hey there @huckingfoes

 

Thanks for reaching out to the Community about this. 

 

We suggest you get in touch with our team at Spotify for Podcasters. These folks specialize in queries submitted to Spotify by podcasters and content creators.

 

You can start by taking a look at this page to see if you can update your RSS feed or follow the steps at the end of the page to reach out to the team for more info.

 

Hope this helps. Let us know if you have any more questions. 

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Elena

Hey there @huckingfoes

 

Thanks for reaching out to the Community about this. 

 

We suggest you get in touch with our team at Spotify for Podcasters. These folks specialize in queries submitted to Spotify by podcasters and content creators.

 

You can start by taking a look at this page to see if you can update your RSS feed or follow the steps at the end of the page to reach out to the team for more info.

 

Hope this helps. Let us know if you have any more questions. 

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huckingfoes
I appreciate the links, the first one does help. I'm afraid switching my RSS feed will cause the existing episodes to go offline, so that solution doesn't work on its face, but I'll send a message to the Podcasters team. Thanks!

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