How To Embed Audio on Your WordPress.com Site

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HOW TO EMBED AUDIO ON YOUR WORDPRESS.COM SITE

Learn how to put an audio/mp3 file (i.e. your podcast episode) on your wordpress.com site. (This tutorial was captured in full HD and is best watched using the full screen option by clicking the little tv icon in the bottom right side of this player).

About Ray Ortega

Full-time podcast producer and host of The Podcasters' Studio and Podcasters' Roundtable, I enjoy sharing my ten years of experience making podcasts to help others improve or start their own show.

Comments

  1. Billy Sugarfix says:

    I came to this post from a youtube video about setting up a podcast in wordpress. I installed the 1 pixel plug in and am putting in the audio tag just like this but in the preview I get [audio .mp3]. No player.

  2. First question I would ask is, are you using wordpress.com or your own hosted wordpress solution?

    If you are using wordpress.com which is shown in the video, you need to include the URL into the brackets for example it should look like this [audio http://theURLofWhereYourFileIsHosted.mp3]

    If that doesn't work, go ahead and copy and paste into here, everything you are trying to post so I can take a look.

    Thanks

  3. Hey, I am hosting my own. I actually solved the problem by adding a colon. So, the tag is [audio: .mp3]. I have the latest (to my knowledge) version of wordpress, maybe it now requires the colon? All I know is that it WILL NOT work without it. Thanks for the response though. I'm looking forward to the tutorials on setting up a podcast! Thanks again!

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