Add an Audio Player to Your WordPress Post

On May 25, 2010, in Audio, Helpful, by Kenton Ross

Chinese character for 'listen'

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Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to add an audio player inside a WordPress post so your readers can just click the play button to hear content, comments, music clips, pronunciations, etc.

Note: If you want to watch a slide show of all the steps, just click on the first thumbnail image. After it opens in Fancybox, click the ‘next’ arrow that will appear over the right edge of the screenshot.  – Ed.

Step 1 – From the admin panel, go to ‘Plugins’ section

From the admin panel, go to Plugins section and click on
“Installed” and then click the “Add New” button at the top.

Add new plug-in

Step 2 – Search for ‘WP Audio Player’

In the Plugin search box, type ‘WP Audio Player’
and click ‘Search Plugins”

Search for audio player

Step 3 – Select the Plugin

select this one

Step 4 – Click to Activate the Plugin

Click to Activate the Plug-in

Step 5 – Choose Your Insertion Point in Post

Select Position to Insert the Player

Step 6 – Click the ‘Add Audio’ Icon

Click the Add Audio Icon

Step 7 – Click ‘Select Files’

Click on "Select Files"

Step 8 – Choose an MP3 audio file from your computer

Choose Your Audio File

Step 9 – Add Information and Insert Into Post

Insert into Post

Step 10 – Check the Insertion and Click “Update”

Check Insertion and Click "Update"

Step 11 – Click on “View Post”

Click on "View Post"

Congratulations !!!

Congratulations !



 

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