The Internet allows users to combine different types of media into a cohesive whole. Adding music to your website creates an aural atmosphere, giving your viewers something to listen to as well as read and look at. Adding music to your website is easy. Several services exist that allow you to embed not just a single track, but entire play lists into your site with no more knowledge about computers than how to copy and paste. Best of all, these sites are free.
Sign up for an online play list service. Several sites such as WimpyPlayer, SigningBox and Playlist.com allow you to create playlists, which you can embed on any website easily. Sign up for one of these services, which require nothing more than a valid email address. While these sites offer premium services, they also offer robust free services.
Create a playlist. A playlist can be as long as a single song. Alternately, you can make a playlist of as many songs as the service's free version will allow. Create a playlist by searching for songs and then clicking the icon (usually a simple plus sign) that adds songs to your playlist.
Copy the embed code. After generating your playlist, the site's media player will have a string of code labeled "embed" or something similar. Select the entire string of code. Then copy the code by selecting right click (on a PC) or control click (on an Apple) "Copy."
Paste the code on your website. Edit your website and find the place where you would like to embed the music. This should be in a visible place so that users can skip tracks that they dislike or mute the player entirely. Paste the code that you have just copied by right-clicking or control-clicking and selecting "Paste."
Save your edit. Save the edited web page so that the code will appear on the website.
Verify that the playlist works. Visit your page to make sure that the embedded code is working properly. If it is not, you probably didn't copy and paste the code correctly.
- Do not use music for which you or the site you are using does not have a license.
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