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Apple's u-turn: episode numbers won't get you chucked out after all; RODE release new firmware

March 1, 2019 · 2.7 minutes to read

Apple does, however, still recommend that you follow their guidelines and take episode numbers out. But what do you actually need to do? Apple’s guidance is theoretically a good thing for accessibility, so here’s our FAQ on how to follow Apple’s guidelines about episode numbers, including use of the <itunes:title> RSS tag, which Apple Podcasts uses if it’s present.

Even before this mis-step, MacWorld noted that Apple may soon lose its #1 spot in podcasting. This threat, then hasty retreat, probably won’t help the company’s relationship with podcasters.

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