For Publishers: How do I install an RSS prefix?

Analytics Prefix

The RSS Analytics Prefix sits directly in front of the episode’s MP3 URL. Every time a Podcast player streams or downloads an episode, Podsights logs the request for processing. Every major hosting provider has support for analytics prefixes.

For Megaphone:

Simply check "Enable Podsights" on the Podcast settings.

For all other providers:

The fastest way to get Podsights added to your feed is to email your hosting provider the following:

Subject: Analytics Prefix

Hi Support,
I need to add an Analytics Prefix to my podcast. The URL Prefix is

Thanks, ____

The hosting provider will then take care of adding it for you.


Podsights is able to collect download statistics by inserting a transparent redirect to each podcast episode in your rss feed.

Podcast listeners will never see a difference, and your podcast will continue to be served from your podcast host. Episodes will stream and download without any noticeable delay.

Our redirect is backed by a globally distributed cloud infrastructure offering better than 99.9% uptime and response times below 5ms.