Soundcloud Shortcodes

Want to embed audio from Soundcloud? You can do this using the Soundcloud WordPress Shortcode.

  1. In Soundcloud, click “Share” for the track you’d like to embed. (note – you can embed private tracks on Soundcloud, so you can set your recording to private it will still appear in your post.)
  2. Click “Embed” in the window that appears.
  3. Choose the ‘WordPress code’ checkbox to the right of the code that appears under “Code & preview”.
  4. Copy the resulting code. It should look something like [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/XXXXXXXX” params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /]
  5. Create or edit a post in your thirty // thirty site.
  6. Paste what you copied from Soundcloud into the post field.
  7. Check to make sure it embedded correctly by clicking “view post.”