RSS feed URLs must conform to the RSS 2.0 specifications.
All episodes, XML, and artwork should be hosted on publicly addressable servers with byte-range requests enabled.
All episodes contain a globally unique identifier (GUID)
The server must support “HTTP HEAD requests”
Podcast cover art should be industry standard 3000 x 3000 pixels in .jpeg or .png files.
Show artwork must be original and can’t contain any of the following:
Placeholder or default host platform images
Pixelated or blurry images
We are currently only accepting shows in the MP3 file format. (We will be adding support for additional formats).
Audio must be coherent and leveled.
Your content must comply with Pandora’s Community & Content Policy and Advertising and Ad Content Guidelines. We reserve the right to take down any content, including content that violates these policies. We approach each situation on a case-by-case basis to ensure we stay true to our principles, avoid unnecessary censorship, and provide a safe experience for our listeners.
Your material must be original to you, fully licensed, covered by fair use, or in the public domain.
We are not accepting programs that present music or sound effects with no commentary or analysis.
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