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Mixcloud Shortcode


This plugin allows you to add the Mixcloud player into your WordPress blog or page, by using the [mixcloud] shortcode.


Copy the URL of the song you wish to add to your WordPress post or page.

Paste it between [mixcloud] and [/mixcloud]


The optional parameters are: height, width, hide_cover, and light.


[mixcloud height='180' width='50%'][/mixcloud]

[mixcloud height='60' width='100%'][/mixcloud]

[mixcloud height='120' width='90%'][/mixcloud]

[mixcloud height='180' width='100%' hide_cover=1 light=0][/mixcloud]

[mixcloud height='120' width='100%' hide_cover=1 light=0][/mixcloud]

[mixcloud width='100%' hide_cover=0 light=1][/mixcloud]

[mixcloud width='100%' hide_cover=1 light=1][/mixcloud]


  • Mixcloud player on a post


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

  1. Download and unzip it.
  2. Upload the folder ‘mixcloud-shortcode’ to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Place [mixcloud]link goes here[/mixcloud] in your post or page
  5. E.g.

    [mixcloud height=’120′ width=’90%’][/mixcloud]


How to make my player full width?

It is possible to make your player full width by adding width='100%' as parameter.


[mixcloud width='100%'][/mixcloud]
How can I increase or decrease the size of my player?

To make your player larger or smaller, please using these two parameters height and width.


[mixcloud height='60' width='60'][/mixcloud]

[mixcloud height='120' width='120'][/mixcloud]

Contributors & Developers

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


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  • Two new parameters added: hidden cover and light player.
  • Flash has been discontinued.


  • Flash object parameters fixes.


  • Parser improvements.


  • First version.