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.

Audiobar

Description

Audiobar is a stylish audio player bar that continues playing when visitors browse.

Features:

  • Works great and looks sharp in all current browsers
  • Convenient: Upload with WordPress media library, track titles read from tracks
  • Performs: Lightweight, loads and displays fast, cachable
  • Rock solid stable
  • Easily customizable colors
  • Plays nice with other plugins
  • Simple playlist support
  • Completely themable via HTML and CSS

More info: http://carlocapocasa.com/tech/audiobar

Screenshots

  • Audiobar in Firefox 5.0 (11 looks alike)
  • Audiobar in Chrome 12.0 (18 looks alike)
  • Audiobar in Opera 11.5 (11.6 looks alike)
  • Audiobar in Internet Explorer 8 (6, 7 and 9 look alike)
  • Audiobar in Safari 5

Installation

  1. Download and install plugin, then activate.
  2. Edit a page or post that will show on your front page, then upload and link to at least one MP3 file

Contributors & Developers

“Audiobar” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.

Changelog

1.0.3

  • Fixed issue with MySQL 5.4 and higher
  • Fixed broken SEO alt-text
  • Cleaned up notice

1.0.2

  • Fixed broken color selection
  • Tested current browsers
  • Cleaned up notices
  • audiobar-settings.php changeable in theme

1.0.1

  • Extracting track titles more robust
  • Track title caching

1.0

  • User feedback says it’s stable
  • CSS fixes for FF5 and IE9
  • Force flash as player workaround for IE9
  • Updated screenshots

0.9.4

  • No more problems when plugins use a # in URLs
  • Bar doesn’t stick around any more on de-activation
  • Long song titles look good now

0.9.3

  • Improve handling when there is no MP3 file on the front page to load

0.9.2

  • No longer lose plugin settings on upgrade

0.9.1

  • Fixed JavaScript error caused by using PHP 5.3 specific function.

0.9

Initial beta release