MemberPress Integration Setup

With Castos and its Seriously Simple Podcasting plugin, you can connect to tools like MemberPress to automate the process of adding and removing Private Subscribers to private podcasts.

To set up MemberPress on your WordPress site follow this guide or consult their Help Center Documentation

Once MemberPress is set up you can install Castos' Seriously Simple Podcasting plugin for WordPress and connect it to your Castos account via the API key found in your Castos dashboard.

Create a new podcast in your WordPress dashboard


Go to Podcasting > All Podcasts


Enter the podcast title, and slug you would like to use, and then click  Add New Podcast


After the new podcast has been added, click Edit Feed Details and update the relevant podcast details along with uploading a cover image. 

Make the new podcast Private in Castos


Within your Castos dashboard, go to the new podcast's Settings > Distribution > Visibility tab


Click Podcast is Private

Define membership levels in Seriously Simple Podcasting


Memberships must already be created, please review the MemberPress documentation for more information.


In WordPress, go to Podcasting > Settings > Integrations and check Enable MemberPress Integration, click Save Settings


Click the textbox of the Private Podcast and Select the MemberPress membership levels which will be added as Private Subscribers to your Castos dashboard. 


Click Save Settings

Private Subscriber Limits

Castos Hosting Subscription Tier Max Private Subscribers
Essentials 100
Growth 250
Pro 500

Additional Private Subscribers above 500 will be charged at a price of $50/month per bundle of additional 500 subscribers. This add-on will automatically be added to your Pro plan subscription once you cross the 500 subscriber threshold to 501+ subscribers. 

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