SoundCloud is an online tool for uploading, recording, promoting and sharing your own audio clips. They have become renowned for becoming a social platform focused around music and sounds, making it easier to communicate directly with Creators, and offering a new avenue for creatives to monetise their projects.
Whether you are sharing music, audio samples or podcasts, SoundCloud offers a collection of powerful features to help you share with your audience.
You can embed SoundCloud audio content on your Create website using HTML fragments. Here’s how to include a SoundCloud track on your website:
Use the SoundCloud search to locate the music or podcast you would like to embed
Click the Share icon located below the track or podcast
Click the Embed tab to display the embed options provided
Copy the code supplied to you in the Code box using the copy function of your device.
Select Content on the top menu
Click HTML fragments from the left-hand menu
Click on the green Add HTML Fragment button at the top of the screen
In the Description box, enter a clear title for your HTML Fragment. This is just for you reference and will not appear on your site
Paste the embed code into the large HTML Code box
You will be returned to the HTML Fragments screen where your new fragment will now be listed
Click on Content in the top menu
Locate the page you wish to place the audio on and select Edit this Page to the right (Pencil icon)
Click the +Add Block button
In the Block Selector Panel and click the Custom filter
Click, drag and drop one of the Custom Blocks onto your page
Hover your cursor over the Custom Block and Click the + icon above the placeholder
Use the drop-down menu to select HTML Fragment
Select the Settings icon which will have replaced the previous + icon
From the drop-down, select the SoundCloud HTML fragment you created
Once done, click the Save icon in the bottom left corner
You can now preview and/or publish your site to see your fragment in action