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Spotify plugin

Spotify plugin

Last Updated: May 30, 2013 06:24PM EDT

For embedding albums, playlists and songs from the music streaming service Spotify in an essay or page.


Click the button below to download the plugin, then read our installation instructions to learn how to install the plugin.

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Once installed, head over to Spotify using your web browser or their desktop application. To embed an album or playlist, right (or option) click on the cover art or title. A contextual menu will appear. Select the "Copy HTTP link" option.

To embed a single a single song, right (or option) click on the song's title. Then select the same link as shown below.

With the URL copied, click on "Text" in the console's main navigation and create a new essay or page. Click anywhere inside the document and press return to create a new line. A space will appear asking you to click, begin typing or paste a url. Paste the HTTP link from your clipboard. A media element will appear that looks like the following:

Click the "Spotify" label and you'll see a preview of Spotify's player, which will look like this if embedding more than one track:

Or like this when embedding a single song:


If after pasting the HTTP link into essay/page you see text and not the Spotify media element shown above, first go to your Settings > Plugins area to ensure the plugin is enabled. If it is, return to the essay/page and delete the text that was inserted. Create a new line and try pasting the HTTP link again. If it still doesn't appear, contact support for assistance.

More info

For more information about embedding content in essays/pages see this overview.
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