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Release status: stable

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Description Provides embedded audio playback using WordPress Audio Player Standalone.
Author(s) Ulrich Christensen (UChristensentalk)
Latest version 1.1 (2012-07-05)
MediaWiki 1.19.x and up (at least)
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
Download https://github.com/ubcudvikler/AudioPlayer2
Example http://www.horsensleksikon.dk/

$wgAudioPlayerPluginPath, $wgAudioPlayer2Settings

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The AudioPlayer2 extension lets you embed MP3 audio files on your wiki via WordPress Audio Player Standalone.

Installation[edit | edit source]

vagrant>VagrantMediaWiki-Vagrant</>, install with <tvar

  • <translate>

1>download-link</> and place the file(s) in a directory called <tvar|name>AudioPlayer2</> in your <tvar|ext>extensions/</> folder.</translate>

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Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:</translate>

require_once "$IP/extensions/AudioPlayer2/AudioPlayer2.php";
  • YesY Done - <translate>

Navigate to <tvar|special>Special:Version</> on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.</translate>

Configuration parameters[edit | edit source]

Set the path to WordPress Audio Player Standalone files which must be installed separately for this extension to work.
If set, specifies the width of the Flash player when opened. (default width: 380)


   $wgAudioPlayer2Settings['width'] = 380;
If set, specifies the list of tags that this extension should handle, otherwise "player" is used. This setting is for interoperability and easy drop-in replacement.


   $wgAudioPlayer2Settings['tags'] = array('player','audioplayer');
If set, specifies the colours of the different parts of the player. See here for reference of which elements can be changed.


   $wgAudioPlayer2Settings['colours']['leftbg'] = '00F80F';

Usage[edit | edit source]

The <player> (or whichever you choose) tag can be used to embed MP3 audio content into wiki pages:


Tag Attributes[edit | edit source]

The following attributes can be used in <player> tags:

sets/overwrites the title of the file being played. If not specified, ID3 data if available is used.
set/overwrites the artist name for the file being played. If not specified, ID3 data if available is used.
   <player title="Title">test.mp3</player>
   <player artist="Artist" title="Title">test.mp3</player>