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 […]
- 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 […]
- 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 […]
- 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.
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 […]
Spotify is a digital music service that gives you access to millions of songs. Think of Spotify as your new music collection. Your library. Only this time your collection is vast: millions of tracks and counting. Spotify comes in all shapes and sizes, available for your PC, Mac, home audio system, and mobile phone. Wherever […]
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.
- Accepted Filetypes
Covers the accepted filetypes you can upload to your WordPress.com blog (some might require a paid upgrade, such as the Space Upgrade or VideoPress).