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Use a hosting provider

Apple doesn't host podcasts or store artwork or episode audio files. Instead, Apple Podcasts is a directory of user-submitted shows available for download from third-party servers. A host takes the elements that form your podcast and creates an RSS feed, and you submit it to Podcasts Connect. You can create an RSS feed and host it through a podcast hosting provider.

Hosting providers can help manage your RSS feed, investigate technical issues, and more.

See a list of Apple Podcasts Hosting Partners who can help you.

Manage your own web server

You can create a podcast RSS feed and host it on your own web server.

Apple strongly encourages you to use a hosting server that supports SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). This security technology will allow you to generate an HTTPS RSS feed URL. For example, 

Keep in mind that any RSS feed you create must conform to our podcast requirements

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