Simply, you can have streaming media or play audio clips on your site using Windows Media Player plugin. The best part is, you don't need to be a code genius to implement Windows Media Player on your blog or website. However you need to keep in mind that your visitors need to have Windows Media Player installed in their devices too and the plugin skin may vary depends on the Windows Media Player version they have installed.
Now, let's take a look and learn how easy it is to embed Windows Media Player on your site.
1. First off, add following Windows Media Player ActiveX Control code snippet to your website.
name="Windows Media Player" type="application/x-mplayer2"
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- Specify your source audio file path or streaming URL
2. You can change the parameters in the code snippet to personalize the player as you wish. Look into below parameters and their relevant options.
True - Media begins playing automatically
False - Media does not begin playing automatically
True - Player control bar is visible
False - Player control bar is hidden
True - Position controls appear on the control bar
False - Position controls hidden on the control bar
True - Audio controls appear on the control bar
False - Audio controls doesn't appear on the control bar
True - Tracker is visible
False - Tracker is invisible
True - Status bar is visible
False - Status bar is invisible
True - Player resizes automatically
False - Player size set to default size
True - Go to bar is visible
False - Does not display Go to bar
True - Captions are enabled
False - Disabled captions
True - Clip rewinds automatically
False - Clip doesn't rewind
True - Player is transparent until play begins and after play ends
False - Always display player
True - Audio is muted
False - Audio is not muted