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Last Updated: 9/4/14

Audio

While you have various options for adding audio to a page (see "Other options" below), the simplest approach is to use the Audio Player block. 

  1. In the Add block
    This selection box displays when adding a new block to a content area or when changing a design block.
    This selection box displays when adding a new block to a content area or when changing a design block.
    dialog box, select the Audio Player block (see Creating and Arranging Blocks). The audio player should appear on your page with its control screen open for editing. In the controls, the first item in the playlist, temporarily named "New Song," will be highlighted. You can change this playlist entry using the two boxes under Selected Song/Clip Properties.
    • The first box asks you to enter the Title you want to display for your first audio file.
    • In the second box, click on the Browse button to select the audio file you'd like to play from your Files area, or input the URL
      A URL is a website address. Example: http://www.SampleDomain.com
      A URL is a website address. Example: http://www.SampleDomain.com
      to the audio file in the box provided (see Upload and Organize Files)
    • Audio files must be in mp3 format.
  2. Click the Add a Song/Clip button to add additional items to a playlist for the Audio player.
  3. Use the up and down buttons to move the selected song/clip up or down in the playlist order.
  4. If the Start playing the audio automatically box is checked the audio will begin playing as soon as the site visitor opens the page.
  5. To remove an entry from the playlist, click the red circle with the minus sign that is next to the item in the list.

Advanced Options

Using the Audio Player Theme drop down box, select a theme design for your audio player.

Other options for using audio on your sitesite

  1. Use the Media Center.
  2. Embed an audio player from another provider (see Inserting Code: the HTML Block).
  3. Use a design (or have one customized) with an audio player built into the design of the page.
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