How To Add Audio To Your WordPress

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Audio files are a great source of entertainment. If you are looking for a way to share audio files with your audience. Then you are at the correct place. The popular social platform Facebook won’t let you share audio files unless you do a little bit of trickery like converting audio to video and then upload it. 

With the latest version of WordPress, you can add audio files without any plugins. Still, you may use a plugin, but it totally up to you. In this post, I am going to show you how to add audio to your WordPress. Let’s see it then. 

How To Add Audio To Your WordPress

There are a couple of ways to add audio to your WordPress website the most easiest one is to add using an audio block. But you can also add audio to WordPress by using external plugins and using Soundcloud.

Add Audio Using Audio Block

At first login to your dashboard and open the page or post where you want to add audio file. Now click on the add button and search for the audio block. 

Click on the block and insert it. If you already have audio files uploaded in the media library then click the ‘media library’ button. 

If you have uploaded files earlier then select the files from here. If you haven’t done that click on the Upload files tab and upload your files. Then select one from the media library. 

Now your audio will be inserted successfully to your WordPress website. 

Click on save changes and check the preview. 

Add Audio Using SoundCloud

In this method, you can embed SoundCloud music directly to your WordPress post or page. At the beginning open your page or post where you want to add audio using SoundCloud. Click on the Add block button and search for SoundCloud. 

Next, visit the SoundCloud media link which you want to embed in your WordPress site. Now copy the link. 

Paste the link on the SoundCloud block and hit the Embed button. 

And your Soundcloud media will be embedded on your WordPress website. 

Add Audio With WordPress Audio Plugin

If you need high functionability or configurability then WordPres audio plugins acan be your ally. There are a good numbers of Audio plugins available in the directory. 

Amon those compact WP Audio player, MP3-jPlayer, Soundy Background Music, Soundcloud is gold are very much popular. 

This plugins are easy to install and use. All you have to do is install and then select the audio files from the media files and you are done. 

Final Words

Hope you have got it all to add audio to your WordPress website. If you still have any questions feel free to ask. If you liked the post share it with your friends and don’t forget to share your thoughts in the comment box below. 


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