Issues setting up Podlove (Domain with German Umlaut)

Hi there,

my name is Ansgar, I live in Switzerland and want to set up a web site with Podlove for my wife.

I registered heiligeschriftstückchen.ch (yes, with a German Umlaut), installed Wordpress, added a https certificate (Let’s Encrypt) and added the Podlove plugin. Then, I created a folder called https://www.heiligeschriftstückchen.ch/pod/, set the access rights to readable and uploaded a file heb.mp3. This can be accessed using https://www.heiligeschriftstückchen.ch/pod/heb.mp3.

In the episode settings it says “file not found”. I don’t know why.

28

To make sure, it’s not the URL with the German Umlaut, I tried the same using another domain. Here it works (green icon). But the web player does not work.

Can you help?

21

22

As long as you configured /pod/ as the media directory, you only have to put “heb” in the Slug-field

Hi Damien,

you only have to put “heb” in the Slug-field

So I did. This worked with my wollnik.ch domain but not with my heiligeschriftstückchen.ch domain.

Clicking on the “Datei URL” heb.mp3 worked though.

Strange. I guess there is something wrong with the puny code handling…

22

Hi Ansgar!

I’m dealing with network services, domains and similar stuff professionally since more than 20 years and I would strongly recommend to not use Umlauts anywhere. Neither in domains nor in file names or similar. It always causes a lot of headache. And if you solve problem A, problem B will occur and so on.
IMO you should consider registering a different domain.

Best regards,
Bernhard

1 Like

Hi Bernhard,

sad to hear domains with Umlaut still don’t work. I registered now heiligeschriftstueckchen.ch as a main domain. Visitors to heiligeschriftstückchen.ch will be redirected from now on.

I also did a first test with a podcast file. Like with my wollnik.ch domain it worked out of the box. So will stick to that.

Thanks,
Ansgar

Hi Ansgar!

I didn’t say that they do not work but they always cause problems.

Bernhard