Author Topic: 403 error submitting podcast to ITUNES  (Read 642 times)


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403 error submitting podcast to ITUNES
« on: May 23, 2015, 08:32:03 am »

I have recently got the powerpress plugin and the feed validates well but when i submit the podcast feed to itunes i get an error bad http result code 403. Now i have done extensive research on this issue on forums etc. disabled cache and bulletproof plugin , still same issue. I have only used one media media file from libsyn server so far.

Below is my diagnostic from the power press tools:

Detecting Media Information

The following test checks to see if your web server can make connections with other web servers to obtain file size and media duration information. The test checks to see if either the PHP cURL library is installed or the php.ini setting 'allow_url_fopen' enabled.

Your web server supports the PHP cURL library. Your web server is also configured with the php.ini setting 'allow_url_fopen' enabled, but the cURL library takes precedence.

If you are still having problems detecting media information, check with your web hosting provider if there is a firewall blocking your server.
Uploading Artwork

The following test checks to see that you can upload and store files on your web server.

You are able to upload and save artwork images for your podcasts.
System Information

The following test checks your version of PHP, memory usage and temporary directory access.

WordPress Version 4.2.2

Your version of PHP (5.2.17) will work, but PHP 5.4 or newer is recommended.

You are using 30% (77.0M of 256M) of available memory.

Temporary directory /tmp/ is writable.

Warning: PHP running in CGI mode.

Your help much appreciated.