A download link is a practical idea that I will include on my page as a backup, but if i just tell people to download from a link, why bother even having an embedded player? You know what I mean?
I guess it’s a naive question, I’ve been looking into this and realizing how hard it is to get a good cross-platform player, but it would be nice if almost everyone who visited my site could use an embedded player. Also, it might save me the trouble of redoing the site when HTML5 becomes de facto standard and/or flash becomes obsolete.]]>
Thanks for that Greg, but neither of the “Embed Music” gadgets I see (from Mori) work here. The first offers a download (!) and the second gives a blank box. See here https://sites.google.com/site/cjjtestsite/Home .]]>
You can get the same result by using the “Embed Music” Google Gadget – available through the Insert > More Gadgets option > Public location —
And like the Google Audio Player, you can change the name of the gadget in the Sites web page. The “Embed Music” gadget will play any mp3. (However, the sound file needs to have an address on the web — the easiest way to do this is to add the MP3 to the Sites web page as a file, then right click the Download button on the uploaded MP3 file and select “copy link address” – then paste the copied URL into the Embed Music gadget. Edit the pasted url – removing text all the way back to the .mp3 suffix. This is the sound file’s web address.)
This was working as of 12/11/12!]]>
TO the people above- Are you sure you are looking for Google sites in the “public” search opposed to the “Featured”? The Featured is the default.]]>