I am simply trying to add an audio file in a wordpress blog!

I have tried different audio player plugins: the non-existing anymore (?) haiku minimalist player, the jQuery player, the mb.miniAudioPlayer and MediaElement.js.

I have had only one player installed in each attempt. And, for each of these, I can see the(ir) settings panel and add the respective code in some post to get the player displayed. So far so good.

I can't, however, add any media files in the player(s)! All media files that I have uploaded, are nowhere to be selected. For example, while editing a post, I select Add Media and inside the Insert Media window, I expect at the very least to see the audio files (ogg, mp3 -- previously uploaded) under the Media Collection Tab. This very "Insert Media" window is simply empty!

What can I do to trace the "error"? Is it, perhaps, related to any directory/file access permissions where WordPress is installed?

  • I have searched a lot, but I guess I missed the following thread: wordpress.org/support/topic/… – Nikos Alexandris Apr 24 '13 at 19:56
  • And does that question solve your issue? – s_ha_dum Apr 24 '13 at 20:28
  • @s_ha_dum I am on it... will reply (of course) once I am sure what the problem is/was. With the help of a friend, it seems that entering the audio media's url (in text mode) inside a post, it works (somehow?). However, the "Insert Media" window is still empty... (shrug)! – Nikos Alexandris Apr 24 '13 at 21:19
  • I ended up using the mb.miniAudioPlayer player. I have no idea why (under Kubuntu 12.10 and within from Firefox, Konqueror, rekonq, Midori, Chromium) the player inside the post does not work (specifically: alexandris23.net/archives/982). It works, however, in the audio media's own page (specifically: alexandris23.net/archives/982/sidebysidethomasdaskalou) from within Firefox & Midori (not the rest!). – Nikos Alexandris Apr 26 '13 at 15:29
  • Note, due to limited knowledge & very limited free-time, I have chosen to simply add a link, inside the post of interest, to the audio media's own page. Just in case before the questions "did you try that..." come-up. – Nikos Alexandris Apr 26 '13 at 15:32

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