Links to Defective Characters
Official Google, Apple and Spotify badges
Here, for your website, are simple and easy buttons to help listeners hear this podcast on Apple and Android devices. Apple and Google players are already on their phones, so listeners will need to install nothing. (Here’s more about Google Podcasts). If we found this podcast in Spotify, we’ve added an official badge for them, too.
Grab the code for these buttons...
You need to copy all the code in the box above, and paste it directly into your HTML. There’s no need to link to any images. To change the size of the buttons, change the
HEIGHT for the
These are the official buttons from Apple, Google and Spotify. We have optimised them to make their filesize smaller.
If you use free Wordpress websites, they don’t allow inline SVGs like this. Instead, you’ll need to find the right-sized images for your use (download the brand assets from Google, Apple and Spotify), and then link them directly.
An automatic listen link
https://podnews.net/podcast/i7s89/listen, or this QR code, will automatically open Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, or a web player - depending which device your listeners have. It’s a foolproof way of linking to your podcast - a way that you know will always play, because both Apple Podcasts and the Google Podcasts player are pre-installed on every phone.
The QR code is a great way to share your podcast - just point your phone camera at it, and tap the QR code to open your podcast. It’s particularly ideal for business cards, posters or conventions.
We promise to keep this link running on our website for this site’s lifetime: our ongoing running costs are low, so we don’t expect to have to remove it. However, you are always better to fully control your own podcast and not rely on any third-party - even us. So, here’s the code to add this listen page to your own website. Copy/paste this HTML into a new file on your website. You can change the code (towards the bottom) to make it point to your own web player. Here are some embedded players you can use.
Don’t code? No worries. Here’s where to get a universal link for any podcast.
More ways to linking to your podcast
Spotify provides a tool to make downloadable scannable codes, which you can scan with the Spotify app. You can build your own at spotifycodes.com; you will need the Spotify URI for this podcast, which is
While we’d recommend not just using Apple links (many people use something else), here are badges and links from Apple Podcasts for this podcast.
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