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WordPress. How to insert audio

This tutorial will show you how to insert audios to posts or pages in WordPress.

WordPress. How to insert audio

You can share audio on your blog in a variety of ways:

1. Add a link from your site to an outside audio file. If you found an audio file elsewhere on-line, simply copy its URL. Back on your site, enter the shortcode, which looks like this: , with the address inside.
For example: 

or

These shortcodes will produce the following player:

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Please note, your browser should support HTML5 audio for your uploaded format. Otherwise, a direct download link will be displayed instead of the player. The following browsers support the following formats via HTML5 audio:

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2. Using Media Library. While creating a post, use the ‘Add Media’ button. Upload any .mp3, .m4a, .ogg, or .wav file from your hard drive. When inserting into a post, make sure to click the Embed Media Player button for the ‘Embed or Link’ option and then click the Insert into Post button.

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This will produce the following player:

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3. Create a download link to a file hosted elsewhere. This will require your readers to save and play the sound file on their own computers. If you are uploading or linking to a file hosted elsewhere, please respect the wishes of the copyright holder. While creating a post, use the ‘Add Media’ button. Upload any .mp3, .m4a, .ogg, or .wav file from your hard drive or insert from a URL. When inserting into a post, make sure to click the Link To MediaFile button for the ‘Embed or Link’ option and then click the Insert into Post button.

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Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below:

WordPress. How to insert audio