Audio player

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Inserting Grooveshark audio players

Grooveshark has a large collection of songs and classical music. You can insert a single song, or create and insert a playlist. The embed code they provide cannot be used directly in a blog, but it can be converted to a working shortcode (see here for general background).
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Sidestepping the auto-post when using MixPod players The post “Alternative audio players” is a guide to the MixPod/MyFlashFetish players. Unfortunately, the MixPod auto-post-to-WP function often doesn’t work. So here are some workarounds that allow you to sidestep it. A – If you have previously inserted another MixPod player/playlist in your blog, and you want to insert a new one, using the … Continue reading

Alternative audio players For a playlist and/or an alternative to the standard WP audio player, you can sign up with MixPod or MyFlashFetish and select one of the 24 players (“skins”) available. Like the WP audio player, these players are color customizable – and a lot more painlessly, at that: instead of having to add arcane pieces … Continue reading

Audio player: additional options The current version of the WP audio player includes some additional options not documented in the outdated Support info page [Update: now included in the new Support doc]. As in the case of the color options, you activate them by adding extra pieces of code before the closing bracket of the player shortcode (for … Continue reading

Customizing the WP audio player You can change the color of the various components of the audio player, by including additional pieces of code in the shortcode (for the standard shortcode see here). You add them right after the URL of the mp3, as shown in this Support info page; their example: [audio |bg=0x0000ff|righticon=0xff0000] But I thought I … Continue reading

Changing the default positioning of shortcode objects (pt. 3) [Updated April 2013.] [Pt.1 here; pt.2 here.] Adjusting gallery column distance <div class="aligncenter" style="width:60%;"> SHORTCODE HERE </div> The width number is an example – adjust it till the columns get the distance you prefer. Audio player with text (e.g. track title) by its side <div style="float:left;width:30%;"> TEXT HERE </div> <div style="float:left;width:70%;"> SHORTCODE HERE </div> … Continue reading

Changing the default positioning of shortcode objects (pt. 2) [Updated April 2013.] [Pt.1 here; pt.3 here.] Poll or gallery with wrap-around text <div style="float:left;margin-right:22px;"> SHORTCODE HERE </div> Example: Obviously the code above is for poll or gallery to the left, text to the right: you can use “float:right” and “margin-left” if you want it the other way. And you can adjust the vertical … Continue reading

Shortcode objects and changing their default positioning (pt. 1) [Updated April 2013.] [Pt.2 here; pt.3 here.] Several types of objects are embedded in a post or a page via what WP calls shortcodes. Among others – • Youtube shortcode: [youtube=URL HERE] • Vimeo shortcode: [vimeo NUMBER HERE] or [vimeo HERE] • Poll shortcode: [polldaddy poll=NUMBER HERE] • Audio player shortcode: [1] [audio URL … Continue reading


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