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This WordPress sidebar widget plays a designated audio file in the GMail audio player in the sidebar of a widgetized WordPress theme.

Description

A wordpress theme that supports widgets The Sidebar Widgets plugin available at http://automattic.com/code/widgets/

Installation: 1) Upload the GmailPlayerWidget.php to your WordPress plugins directory. 2) Activate the plugin from your admin interface.

How to use the widget: 1) Go to Presentation->Sidebar Widgets in your admin interface. 2) Drag and drop the Google Player widget from the Available Widgets section to where you want it on your sidebar. 3) Click the configure icon to open the options for this widget. 4) There are 5 options: 1) Title – This is the title for this widget that you want to display in your sidebar. “GMail Player” is the default. 2) Audio File URL – This is the URL to the audio file you want to player in the player. This is blank by default. 3) Width – This is the width of the player. 150 is the default. 4) Height – This is the height of the player. 25 is the default. 5) Autoplay? – Checking this option will enable the autoplay feature. The audio file will begin to play as soon as the page completes loading. This is checked by default. 5) After selecting your options click the X in the top right corner. 6) Click the Save Changes button.

After the page reloads view your site. The GMail player will appear in your sidebar with your selected options.

How to use without widget: Put the following in your sidebar where you want the GMail player to appear:
The explanations for the parameters are the same as above except that there are no default values for any of them.

Contributors & Developers

“This WordPress sidebar widget plays a designated audio file in the GMail audio player in the sidebar of a widgetized WordPress theme.” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.