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Adding a Soundcloud to your Self-hosted WordPress site

Soundcloud is begin used by more and more artists to share music with their fans. It’s very easy to add Soundcloud music to a self-hosted WordPress site. This way visitors can listen to music directly from your Blog. Keep on reading to find out how you can add Soundcloud…

  1. Download the Soundcloud Shortcode Plugin to add via FTP or use the search function in the Plugins menu.
  2. Activate the Plugin.
  3. Go to Settings > Soundcloud. Select HTML 5, you don’t want to exclude those Apple users…
  4.  Play around with the other settings, making sure the Plugin doesnt stand out too much.
  5. Head to the page where the Plugin needs to go.
  6. Type soundcloud URL /soundcloud. You need to wrap soundcloud in [ and ], to make a shortcode of it. The URL needs to be the Soundcloud url: http://soundcloud.com/TrackorArtist.
  7. Done!

Enjoy your new music player.