How to Add an MP3 to a Blog Post

How to Add an MP3 to a Blog PostIt’s time for another tutorial. :) In this video, I’m going to show you how to add an MP3 file to a blog post.

I’ve included text below just in case you don’t care to watch a video!

Watch the Video:


Easily Add Audio Files to Your Blog

Someone from the Ultimate Blog Challenge group on Facebook asked if I could show her how to add an MP3 file to a blog post. She wanted her blog readers to be able to download the file, too.

So this video and written set of instructions is for her and your benefit. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to leave them in the comment box below and I’ll respond in kind!


STEP #1: Create a New Blog Post

  • Open the WP dashboard
  • Add important data to the blog post
  • Activate the text tab

STEP #2: Access the Media Library

  • Click the “Add Media” button.
  • Select an MP3 file from your computer
  • Click the “Open” button to add the MP3 to the media library
  • Update the file information
  • Click the “Insert into post” button.
  • Add the target code

STEP #3: Add Download Instructions

  • Click the “Visual” tab
  • Add your download instructions
  • Click the “Save Draft” button
  • Preview your post for spelling errors or missed words
  • Click the “Publish” button

Download the PDF Instructions

If you prefer pictures wtih step by step instructions, file.

Your turn! Did this tutorial help you get audio on your blog? Leave a comment below and let me know!

Thanks for reading,
– Bonnie

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About Bonnie Gean

Bonnie is a full-time writer and marketer with over 20-years of experience as an entrepreneur. She loves helping people overcome the technical challenges associated with an online business. Need a step-by-step tutorial? Simply ASK her and she'll help you too.

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  1. You share great information! I haven’t had the need to do this yet, but I imagine at some point I will, and now I will know how! Thanks for an easy to follow tutorial!
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  2. Hi Bonnie

    That’s useful.

    Thank you
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  3. That video tutorial quite nicely explained how easy to install MP3 to a blog post. I’m very new at blogging and just recently created by first blog using blogger. To add some of my favorite MP3 tracks to my blog such instructions will be handy. Thanks a lot.
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  4. Awesome tutorial as always! Thanks for sharing :)
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  5. Thanks for this information. I do it slightly differently on Weebly, but your method might work for my blogger account.
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  6. Hey Bonnie,

    awesome stuff ! You must have been reading my li’l ‘ole mind there as I was wanting to know how to do this to add some stuff in a few days time.

    I ran through your instructions and got the correct result. Thank you for that :)

    Best wishes,
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