Wednesday, March 4, 2009

 

How to Embed Audio on Wordpress.com

Ever have an audio file that you want to embed in a wordpress.org site?

Whether your just starting to blog, and/or podcast, you will eventually want to have one of those little audio players on your site, to allow people to listen easily.

One of the easy ways to do this is to use a little program called the "Pickle Player". The pickle player is a nice little app that alllows you to paste the location of your mp3 file and it gives you back some code to embed in your blog.

However, if you're on a wordpress.com blog this won't work. Wordpress does not allow the <embed> tag in posts, so instead you have to use a special wordpress code/tag as follows

[audio http://www.archive.org/download/BradDetcheveryAboutBWebCentral.com/aboutbwebcentral.mp3]

This will produce the following player











Ref: http://support.wordpress.com/audio/

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