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How do I add an audio clip?

You can embed audio clips in your web pages. We recommend you use the MP3 format for audio as it's compatible with the majority of browsers and devices.

  1. Go to the page where you want to add the audio clip.
  2. Go to Edit > More > Files tab.
  3. Upload the audio file to the Files tab.
  4. Go to the Current page tab and select Edit centre content (or Edit right content).
  5. Place your cursor in the page where you want to insert the audio clip.
  6. In the toolbar, select Insert a… > Audio clip.
  7. In the Insert audio clip window, use the picker to browse to the audio file you uploaded in step three:

    Insert audio clip window

  8. Leave the Type drop-down menu set to Detect automatically.
  9. Optionally, you can provide a link for visitors to download the audio clip. To do so, select the checkbox Provide a “Download” link.
  10. At the bottom of the Insert audio clip window, select the Insert button. You should now see code similar to the following in your page:

    [media download=true]yourclip.mp3[/media]
  11. When you have finished editing your page, select the Publish button in the toolbar. The audio clip appears in an embedded player in your page, similar to this:

    Download

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