All the same: episode notes now display consistently
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For the first time, all major podcast apps display episode notes in the same way. As Podnews testing now reveals, in the
<description>field, all major podcast apps now support
<ul><li>bullet points, and make URLs clickable automatically. You should keep episode notes below 4,000 characters, though, to ensure they display everywhere (Apple has a limit of 4,000, Google Podcasts has a limit of 5,000).
- According to our records, neither Apple, Spotify or Google have ever shown podcast episode notes this consistently before.
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