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“play-button” lets you place one or more simple mp3 play buttons to your posts, pages or widget contents.
It’s as easy as placing the simple [play-button:mysong.mp3] mark-up anywhere in your text.

This plugin uses the free flash-based mp3 player by Fabricio Zuardi and the
“XSPF Web Music Player” team.

More info at this plugin’s homepage.
See a real-world use example at this music site.



  1. Upload the plugin directory play-button to the wordpress plugin directory (usually /wp-content/plugins/)
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in your WordPress administration page

To add a mp3 play button to your post, page or widget contents simply write the following code:


Instead of mysong.mp3 place the path relative to your wordpress home URL.



More info at this plugin’s homepage.

Contributors & Developers

“play-button” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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