This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Audio Player Widget


Audio Player Widget is a small plugin that provides support for using the Audio-Player plugin in WordPress sidebars.

The Audio Player Widget requires Martin Laine’s WordPress Audio Player plugin.

  • Homepage for Audio Player:
  • WordPress Plugin Page for Audio Player:

Using the Audio Player Widget is simple. If your theme supports widgets and you have the Audio Player plugin
installed, you can drag the widget to the sidebar and specify a label and URL for an MP3 file. The widget
will render the Audio Player in the sidebar when the page is loaded by dynamically generating the [audio:URL] tag
the Audio Player plugin requires.


  • The widget's control panel in the WordPress administration interface.
  • An example of the widget in action.


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload audio-player-widget.php to wp-content/plugins/audio-player-widget.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.


What options are available?

The widget is very simple, specifying only a label and a URL.

Contributors & Developers

“Audio Player Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Initial release.