Music players are a great way to promote music. If you are a musician, in a band, or simply love to share music with the masses. There are free WordPress music player plug-ins that will make it easy to supply plenty of music on your website. You can choose to load your own music or art of music from top recording artists.
Some of the best free WordPress music player plug-ins are as follows:
1. Background Music Player Lite
The basic feature of this plugin supports radio streams. It has unlimited color schemes and there are short code options as well as auto-play and playlist repeat options. It is cross-browser and mobile friendly. The basic features also allows tracking sort order options. Extra features include a shuffle option, continuous playback and custom playlists for pages.
2. Ad Music Player Lite
This plugin allows you to use music in the form of currency on your website. By that, you can earn money when someone listens to music on your website. The player will display advertisements when the music is playing. There is also an option to display banners and text advertisements where you can display your own ads or third party ads.
3. HTML5 jQuery Audio Player
You can add a single audio track or full playlist to your site using short code. The player has customizable colors and can display ratings, album cover art, and a buy or download link if desired. Besides the trendy appearance, this audio player is different because it works on all the major browsers as well as mobile devices. Buying and selling music is easy by using Easy Digital Downloads. Autoplay has an on/off option.
4. Compact WP Audio Player
This is an HTML5 + Flash hybrid based WordPress plugin that can be used to embed MP3 audio files on your post or page using short code. The player is compact and is compatible with all major browsers. Compact WP Audio Player supports MP3 and OGG file formats. As the name suggests, this plugin will not take up much space on your webpage. This plugin works well for podcasting and is responsive. The plugin also allows a preview if you are buying or selling audio files.
5. WP Music Player
WP Music Player plugin allows visitors to play music on a WordPress post or page. It has a number of options to configure. The user can change configuration settings for the music player. On the admin side, you can upload music files and then assign them to a post. The user can also use this plugin for song websites. The song can be described with a post and then the file can be assigned. The place of the audio player can be changed in WordPress Hook. You can use short code in posts or pages for displaying Music Player.
6. Music Seller
This plugin is an online store for selling audio files and all your sales will be safe since Music Seller uses PayPal. It also protects your audio files to prevent them from being downloaded without permission. The plug-in includes an audio player that is compatible with almost all browsers. It is developed using the html5 standard. This audio player supports MP3, WAV, WMA, and OGA.