Audio Story for Images

Very simple, unique and exciting plugin that allows the bloggers to link an image to an audio file through the Media Library. Automatically, a little play icon will be added on your images in your posts. That way, you can give another dimension to your images thanks to sounds, music or voice-over. Here is a very simple example.

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On WordPress: Audio Story Images

How it works

Simply attach an image to an audio file or vice-versa in the Media Library.

Audio Story Tutorial

Ideas

Since I love the concept, I am trying to gathers ideas of what you can do with this plugin.

  • Tell an audio story behind each image rather than text (the text should focus on SEO instead, be an excerpt of the story)
  • Use cinemagraphs instead of normal images  and have the audio track synchronized with it
  • Write a post with photos taken around your home, with the associated background audio
  • Write a post with portraits, each of them will say a simple sentence with their own voice
  • Etc…
  • Excellent functionality 👍

  • Donna Beckley Galanti

    I like it, is there a way to move the icon to the bottom of the photo? Perhaps make it bigger?

  • Dave Warner

    I installed the plugin and attached it to two images…the icon does not show. I used mp3 files…is that why? Do they have to be wav files?

    • Gerhard Rauth

      Hi Dave,

      what browser did you use? I’m on a mac and even on this page I didn’t get the icon with safari. With firefox it works.

      On my homepage logged in as admin I get runtime errors with safari.

      Hope this could help you a bit.

  • Love this idea, I did some work on something similar, maybe my ideas could help inspire you?

    I set up an internet radio station / podcast – one idea for individual stories was to use storify then add audio to read through. So we’d have a web story, audio story and merge the two into a slide show for you tube.

    Adding a feature to deliver an RSS feed from a page of your images with audio might help achieve something very similar. (I have code to turn RSS feeds into you tube playlists as ‘slide shows’).

    Storify has some great tools, but is very clunky now and doesn’t seem to be being developed.

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