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GET YOUR GROOVE ON
Creating Music Sites with WordPress
Tony Zeoli
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URLs
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Twitter:
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@dswks, @tonyzeoli, @netmix

Facebook
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http://www.digitalstrategyworks....
Can WordPress Do Music?
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Absolutely!
Built In Audio Player
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Upload any .mp3 file
Use the [audio] shortcod...
Issues with hosting your own
audio
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Copyright
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you own your files?

Downloads
 Do

you just want to stream with...
SoundCloud
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SoundCloud Shortcode
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http://wordpress.org/plugins/soundcloud-shortcode/
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Example
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autopla...
SoundCloud
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Pros
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Popular service
Social community and sharing
User generated comments
No licensing required
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Playlisting
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Create your playlists at 8tracks.com
Add the plugin
 http://wordpress.org/plugins/8tracks-shortcode/
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8tracks
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Pros
 Create

playlists with music you upload

 Free
 Social
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Cons
 Must

upload 8 songs minimum, so for ...
Spotify
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Spotify Master Plugin
 Display

in music, playlists and albums
 http://wordpress.techgasp.com/spotify-master/...
Spotify
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Pros
 Major

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Label Music

Cons
 Freemium
 Widgets

look great, but launch Spotify web app
DJ Mixes
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MixCloud
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Code plugin

 [mixcloud]url[/mixcloud]

 http://wordpress.org/plugins/mixcloud-shortcode/
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Mixcloud
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Pros
Free
 Can tag your track listing with a time based tool
 Plays back in the widget
 Avoids the SoundClo...
Podcasting
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Blubrry Powerpress
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Buzzsprout
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HTML5 Audio players
Syncs your podcast to iTunes
A...
Podcasting
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Pros
Control your content
 Access analytics
 Sync/publish to iTunes, Feedburner support
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Cons
Licensi...
YouTube & Vimeo
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Most popular video platforms
 Native

short codes

“http://vimeo.com…”]
 [youtube “http://youtube.com...
YouTube & Vimeo
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YouTube
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Pros
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Cons
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Everyone is there, huge for music
Runs ads in your stream

Vimeo
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Pr...
Funding
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Popular Services
 Kickstarter
 Indiegogo
 PledgeMusic

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Build Your Own
 Crowdfunding

by Astoundify
Kickstarter
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WordPress widget
http://wordpress.org/
plugins/kickstartertracker-widget/
http://bit.ly/169CEs
Indiegogo
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Indiegogo widget
http://support.indiego
go.com/entries/20491
973-How-to-Add-aWidget-to-yourWordpress-Blo...
Pledge Music
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Pledge Music
Widget
http://wordpress.org/
plugins/pledgemusic
/
http://bit.ly/I6a0mp
Crowdfunding by Astoundify
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Combination of plugin and themes
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Campaignify at Themeforest.net
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http://wordp...
Sell Downloads
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Easy Digital Downloads
Cart66
WP Ecommerce
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a “digital download manager” plugin

 http://gets...
WooCommerce
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WooCommerce
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Secure Download
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http://www.sellwithwp.com/?download_file=1820&order=ord
er_51f6957&ema...
Music Store
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WordPress Plugin
 http://wordpress.org/

plugins/music-store/
 http://bit.ly/I6hh5R
Events
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GigPress
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The Events Calendar
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Live performance listing and management plugin
http://gigpress.com/...
Events
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Events Manager
 http://wp-events-

plugin.com/
 Has a “bookings”
feature to manage
bookings.
Themes
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Organic Themes
 http://organicthemes.com/demo/music/

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WordPress.com
 SoundCheck
 http://theme.wordpress.co...
Score Render
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Publish musical
notations
 http://scorerender.ab

elcheung.org/
 http://bit.ly/1dr7MMP
Chords and Lyrics
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Chords and Lyrics
Plugin
 http://wordpress.org/

plugins/chords-andlyrics/
 http://bit.ly/1dr9WvS
Discography
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Musopress
 http://wordpress.org/

plugins/musopressdiscography/
 http://bit.ly/1drageg
Themes
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http://demos.upthemes.com/amplify/
http://www.aivahthemes.com/musicplay/
http://themes.grandpixe...
E-Commerce
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Topspin
 http://wordpress.org/plugins/official-topspin-

wordpress-plugin/
 http://bit.ly/1dr9a23
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Caf...
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WordCamp Raleigh 2013 presentation by Tony Zeoli on powering WordPress websites for Music

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Powering Music Sites with WordPress

  1. 1. GET YOUR GROOVE ON Creating Music Sites with WordPress
  2. 2. Tony Zeoli  URLs     Twitter:   @dswks, @tonyzeoli, @netmix Facebook    http://www.digitalstrategyworks.com http://www.tonyzeoli.com http://www.netmix.com /digitalstrategyworks /netmix Google+  /digitalstrategyworks
  3. 3. Can WordPress Do Music?   Absolutely! Built In Audio Player       Upload any .mp3 file Use the [audio] shortcode Reference a specific file using [audio src =“song.mp3”] Fallback: [audio mp3=“song.mp3” ogg=“song.ogg” wav=“song.wav”] Loop, Autoplay, Preload For more: https://codex.wordpress.org/Audio_Shortcode
  4. 4. Issues with hosting your own audio  Copyright  Do  you own your files? Downloads  Do you just want to stream with no download capability?  Streaming Licensing  DMCA compliance
  5. 5. SoundCloud  SoundCloud Shortcode  http://wordpress.org/plugins/soundcloud-shortcode/      Example   autoplay show_comments show_color theme_color [soundcloud params="auto_play=true&show_comments=false"]http://soundcloud.c om/forss/flickermood[/soundcloud] Full Instructions: http://blog.soundcloud.com/2009/08/13/soundcloud-gets-fullwordpress-com-integration/
  6. 6. SoundCloud  Pros      Popular service Social community and sharing User generated comments No licensing required Cons    Freemium May identify your content as infringing You don’t control your content
  7. 7. Playlisting   Create your playlists at 8tracks.com Add the plugin  http://wordpress.org/plugins/8tracks-shortcode/  Set a widget in the sidebar or add using shortcode url=“ “]  More short code syntax available to add by DJ, by collection, etc.  [8tracks
  8. 8. 8tracks  Pros  Create playlists with music you upload  Free  Social  Cons  Must upload 8 songs minimum, so for some artists, SoundCloud would be a better choice.
  9. 9. Spotify  Spotify Master Plugin  Display in music, playlists and albums  http://wordpress.techgasp.com/spotify-master/  http://bit.ly/I6fHAE  Plugin: http://wordpress.org/plugins/spotifymaster/
  10. 10. Spotify  Pros  Major  Label Music Cons  Freemium  Widgets look great, but launch Spotify web app
  11. 11. DJ Mixes  MixCloud  Short Code plugin  [mixcloud]url[/mixcloud]  http://wordpress.org/plugins/mixcloud-shortcode/  http://bit.ly/1bZWJHk
  12. 12. Mixcloud  Pros Free  Can tag your track listing with a time based tool  Plays back in the widget  Avoids the SoundCloud Audible Magic infringement system   Cons  You don’t control your content, which you could do with Podcasting
  13. 13. Podcasting  Blubrry Powerpress       Buzzsprout       HTML5 Audio players Syncs your podcast to iTunes Analytics, Feedburner support http://wordpress.org/plugins/powerpress/ http://bit.ly/1bZWYlJ HTML 5 Audio players Also supports iTunes Analytics, Feedburner support http://wordpress.org/plugins/buzzsprout-podcasting/ http://bit.ly/1bZXlMW PodPress  Same as above
  14. 14. Podcasting  Pros Control your content  Access analytics  Sync/publish to iTunes, Feedburner support   Cons Licensing issues for on-demand streaming and downloading  ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, SoundExchange 
  15. 15. YouTube & Vimeo  Most popular video platforms  Native short codes “http://vimeo.com…”]  [youtube “http://youtube.com…”]  More on the WordPress Codex, including Kickstarter and others.  [vimeo  http://en.support.wordpress.com/shortcodes/
  16. 16. YouTube & Vimeo  YouTube  Pros   Cons   Everyone is there, huge for music Runs ads in your stream Vimeo  Pros   Hi quality, no ads Cons  Is not free, but you get what you pay for
  17. 17. Funding  Popular Services  Kickstarter  Indiegogo  PledgeMusic  Build Your Own  Crowdfunding by Astoundify
  18. 18. Kickstarter    WordPress widget http://wordpress.org/ plugins/kickstartertracker-widget/ http://bit.ly/169CEs
  19. 19. Indiegogo    Indiegogo widget http://support.indiego go.com/entries/20491 973-How-to-Add-aWidget-to-yourWordpress-Blog http://Bit.ly/169ncB
  20. 20. Pledge Music    Pledge Music Widget http://wordpress.org/ plugins/pledgemusic / http://bit.ly/I6a0mp
  21. 21. Crowdfunding by Astoundify  Combination of plugin and themes    Campaignify at Themeforest.net    http://wordpress.org/plugins/appthemer-crowdfunding/ http://bit.ly/I6ayc4 http://themeforest.net/item/campaignify-crowdfunding-wordpresstheme/4725411?ref=Astoundify http://bit.ly/I6aJEf Integrates with Easy Digital Downloads Plugin   http://wordpress.org/plugins/easy-digital-downloads/ http://bit.ly/I6aV6o
  22. 22. Sell Downloads    Easy Digital Downloads Cart66 WP Ecommerce  Has a “digital download manager” plugin  http://getshopped.org/premium-upgrades/premium- plugin/download-manager/  http://bit.ly/I6bCN3
  23. 23. WooCommerce  WooCommerce  Secure Download   http://www.sellwithwp.com/?download_file=1820&order=ord er_51f6957&email=test@mailinator.com&key=5386bf4df1cf 3e6c Instructions at: http://www.sellwithwp.com/how-to-create-woocommercesecure-downloads/  http://bit.ly/I6cgu2 
  24. 24. Music Store  WordPress Plugin  http://wordpress.org/ plugins/music-store/  http://bit.ly/I6hh5R
  25. 25. Events  GigPress    The Events Calendar    Live performance listing and management plugin http://gigpress.com/ http://wordpress.org/plugins/the-events-calendar/ http://bit.ly/I6gC4h ConcertPress   http://wordpress.org/plugins/concertpress/ http://bit.ly/1dr8A4g
  26. 26. Events  Events Manager  http://wp-events- plugin.com/  Has a “bookings” feature to manage bookings.
  27. 27. Themes  Organic Themes  http://organicthemes.com/demo/music/  WordPress.com  SoundCheck  http://theme.wordpress.com/themes/soundcheck/
  28. 28. Score Render  Publish musical notations  http://scorerender.ab elcheung.org/  http://bit.ly/1dr7MMP
  29. 29. Chords and Lyrics  Chords and Lyrics Plugin  http://wordpress.org/ plugins/chords-andlyrics/  http://bit.ly/1dr9WvS
  30. 30. Discography  Musopress  http://wordpress.org/ plugins/musopressdiscography/  http://bit.ly/1drageg
  31. 31. Themes         http://demos.upthemes.com/amplify/ http://www.aivahthemes.com/musicplay/ http://themes.grandpixels.com/metric/ http://irontemplates.com/wp-themes/ironband/ http://soundwave.wizedesign.com/ http://demo.grandpixels.com/?theme=muse http://themes.rascals.eu/themes/?product=spectra_html Parallax  http://demo.udthemes.com/encore/wordpress/app/
  32. 32. E-Commerce  Topspin  http://wordpress.org/plugins/official-topspin- wordpress-plugin/  http://bit.ly/1dr9a23   Café Press Shopify

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