how to insert mp3 widget in blog post

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Is there any way i could add a flash mp3 player to my blog post? I want to embed it within the post.
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Hi Fizanali,

I'm not sure about a Flash player - do you have a particular one in mind? It may work using the steps below (I added a simple player to a blog post).

1. Upload your music using the File Manager
2. Create a blog post
3. In the blog post, click on the HTML button in the text toolbar
4. Paste the code <!-- <embed src="resources/music.mp3"
width="140" height="40" autostart="false" loop="FALSE">
</embed> -->

Replace music.mp3 with name of your uploaded file
If you've put the file in a folder, remember to include the folder name (resources/folder/music.mp3)

5. Preview the post to check it out

I hope that works for you!
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Didn't work for my website. Couldn't see the .mp3. Though Marije didn't say so, you probably have to put the name you want people to click between the > and <.
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Hello Andrew

Here's another way you can add music files to your site:

1. Upload your music files into your File Manager.
2. Drag over an HTML Widget and type in the following code:
<a href=" text goes here</a>
Replace the following:
* "" with your site URL
* "musicfile.mp3" with the name of your music file
You will need to add a new a href code for each of your music files.
3. Drag over another HTML Widget, and add this code:
<script type="text/javascript" src=";...;
4. Click on "OK".
5. Save and republish your site.

Please let me know if you have any trouble with this.