Audio help, tips, and techniques
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Audio embeddingThis allows you to setup an audio player that serves an item from archive.org on another site like Wordpress, a blog, or a website.
NOTE: We've tested EMBED on tumblr.com, boingboing.net, blogspot.com blogs, and Wordpress blogs.
As of mid-January 2012, we support playlists! (see below)
How to embed and options:
Example full embed code:
You can see our new
embed codes with our new audio player.
Find the player's "controlbar"
(where the play/pause, seeking, time, etc. are located).
Now look for the Internet Archive logo (looks like: ) in the "controlbar" and click it for the iframe-based embed code and the linked image "Embedding Tips & Help" (to a page with other examples).
Some sample ways to customize the behaviour of the "embed" urls, used within the embed code above, follow.
Embeds an audio item.
If the item contains 2+ playable uploaded files, this embeds all of the files within the item by default, sorted "naturally" (mostly alphabetically, via our backend PHP code):
Embed audio with "autoplay":
Embed audio with clickable "playlist":
Embed audio with clickable "playlist" and specific list height:
Embed audio with clickable "playlist" *and* "autoplay":
Embed a single specific audio file for item with 2+
Notice you use the name of the "original" audio file that was uploaded (and we figure out what additional formats we were able to transcode/"derive" from and then figure out what the audio player can handle).NOTE: using a *different* item with 2+ audio files, to show specific single file usage...
Advanced/rare: Embed videos or audio from more than one item into a playlist:
- There is a basic example here
- EVEN SIMPLER text-based simple file: basic embeddable, responsive playlist here (try "view source"!)