Add audio files to your blog by uploading supported filetypes (.mp3, .m4a, .ogg, or .wav) somewhere on the internet and use the audio shortcode, buy the Space Upgrade to upload directly to your blog, create a download link to the file hosted elsewhere, or embed the SoundCloud AudioPlayer. You can also create a playlist, and customize the color and size of the audio player (Flash or HTML5)
Whether you are on your way to greatness or loved by millions, WordPress.com can serve as a digital hub where you tell stories for your fans, showcase your songs, and list your gigs. How to Setup a Music Website or Blog Start at WordPress.com/Music to set up a new account. Showcase Your Music Pick a […]
8tracks is handcrafted internet radio. It offers a simple way for people to share and discover music through an online mix, a short playlist containing at least 8 tracks. Embedding with a Shortcode To embed music from 8tracks you need to use a shortcode. You can do this by first copying the audio URL. Then […]
- Mixcloud Audio Player
Mixcloud is a DJ, radio and audio content creator sharing platform. Here on WordPress.com, you can embed audio directly from Mixcloud. Once you have located a song or audio clip to embed, simply copy the URL for it and then paste the URL on a line by itself into a new/existing post or page on your […]
- WordPress.com for Music
What are the best themes for music sites? You can use any theme for music, but a few stand out. Go to the Music Theme Showcase to see a list of recommended themes for musicians. Also check out Music on WordPress.com to see a list of features, themes, and example sites. How much exposure can I […]
- SoundCloud Audio Player
SoundCloud makes music sharing fast & easy. The platform takes the daily hassle out of receiving, sending & distributing music for artists, record labels & other music professionals. This support doc explains how to embed and customize the SoundCloud audio player.
- Post Formats
Several of the themes at WordPress.com allow blog authors to decide what format each of their posts should be displayed as. The use of this option is completely free, and you do not need to purchase the Custom CSS Upgrade in order to change post formats.
Rdio is an ad-free music subscription service. With on-demand access to over 15 million songs, Rdio connects people with music and makes it easy to search for and instantly play any song, album, artist or playlist. Discover what friends, people with similar tastes, recording artists and more are listening to in real-time. Note: If you […]
- Post by Voice
Post by Voice is a way to publish audio posts to your blog from your phone. You call a phone number, enter a secret code, record a message, and we handle the rest. Enable Post by Voice In order to use Post by Voice you need to enable the feature on your blog and generate […]
A shortcode is a WordPress-specific code that lets you do nifty things with very little effort. Shortcodes can embed files or create objects that would normally require lots of complicated, ugly code in just one line. Shortcode = shortcut. Includes a list of supported shortcodes with links to full instructions.