Modern Radio Player

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This modern style Radio Player with Shoutcast, Icecast, Radiojar support for your website offers large amount of customization options and layout possibilities.
Use the player anywhere in the page, set it as fixed position or open the player in popup window to listen radio music continuously across webpage.
Support for last played song history and multiple radio stations directly in the player.
Retrieve artist image from iTunes database.

Features and options:

  • Destop, mobile and tablet support (fully responsive)
  • jQuery 1.7.x – jQuery 2.+ / 3.+ Compatible
  • Conditional script loading (improves usability and performance)
  • Highly customizable with HTML and CSS
  • SVG icons
  • Shoutcast (version 1 and 2) and Icecast support
  • HTTPS (SSL) Support: Stream your radio station on your SSL secured website
  • Sticky option
  • Play music continuously by opening the player in popup window
  • Retrieve album artwork from Itunes or use your own
  • Retrieve history list for last played songs or generate history as the radio plays (to preserve search limit of album artwork).
  • Optional radio list in player (load new radio station at runtime)
  • Vertical or horizontal playlist
  • Support for multiple instances in the same page
  • Optional keyboard audio navigation
  • Optional social sharing (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, WhatsApp)
  • API methods available
    • Play media
    • Pause media
    • Toggle playback
    • Set playback rate
    • Set volume
    • Toggle mute
    • Open player in popup
    • Load new radio station
    • Get current playing song and radio data (server title, current listeners, genre, track title, artist name.. )
    • Destroy instance
  • Callbacks available
    • Setup done
    • Sound start
    • Sound play
    • Sound pause


1. This is jQuery version, WordPress version is available here:

Updates / Changelog

UPDATE 3.6 [24.9.2022]

 - [FIX] artwork using cors when cors is disabled
 - [UPDATE] facebook share no longer requires api key
 - [UPDATE] whatsapp share  

UPDATE 3.5 [29.12.2021]

 - [FIX] artwork skin player cover not resizing properly
 - [FIX] default player artwork not set in artwork missing in some cases
 - [CHANGE] some skins reduced for simplicity 

 - [UPDATE] more share networks added
 - [UPDATE] new callbacks (radioStartLoad, radioEndLoad)
 - [UPDATE] loadRadio api method

 - [ADD] create playlist from query string parameters
 - [ADD] optional audio visualizer while radio plays

UPDATE 3.05 [7.12.2021]

 - [FIX] ios artwork not working
 - [UPDATE] option to show full title instead of splitting artist - title by dash character

UPDATE 3.0 [22.10.2021]

 - [FIX] not working on ios
 - [ADD] option to use PerfectScrollbar instead of mCustomScroll in playlist 
 - [UPDATE] audiodb option for player artwork 
 - [UPDATE] option to close station list when select new station and go back to history list (was closed by default before)
 - [UPDATE] if history is not used, history title button is removed from playlist
 - [ADD] option to show server info (title, listeners, url etc...)  
 - [ADD] loading radio message when radio is loading
 - [UPDATE] display message when radio station is offline
 - [UPDATE] display message when radio metadata is not available 
 - [UPDATE] keyboard controls improve 

UPDATE 2.45 [14.7.2021]

 - [FIX] toggle volume

UPDATE 2.41 [29.12.2020]

 - [ADD] Specify your own radio metadata and history url

UPDATE 2.36 [9.5.2020]

 - [FIX] Radiojar history not synced

UPDATE 2.35 [19.4.2020]

 - [UPDATE] Shoutcast SLL improvements 

UPDATE 2.32 [13.2.2020]

 - [FIX] Icecast artist not showing

UPDATE 2.31 [29.1.2020]

 - [UPDATE] get artwork from radiojar metadata

UPDATE 2.3 [11.1.2020]

 - [UPDATE] SSL fix and more precise artwork cover results

UPDATE 2.21 [24.12.2019]

 - [FIX] radiojar fix

UPDATE 2.2 [19.12.2019]

 - [ADD] radiojar support
 - [UPDATE] support for multiple streams from a single server (SID)
 - [ADD] whatsapp share
 - [ADD] new skins (artwork, modern)

UPDATE 2.1 [5.8.2019]

 - [UPDATE] improved icecast metadata parsing

UPDATE 2.0 [27.5.2019]

 - [ADD] option to create history list as radio plays song by song (to save search artwork limit)
 - [ADD] popup option (open player in popup window to play music continously across website)

UPDATE 1.4 [3.7.2018]

 - [UPDATE] No longer server side code is used (radio data is retrieved with frontend code only)

UPDATE 1.1 [1.9.2016]

 - [UPDATE] minor code improvements

VERSION 1.0 [17.06.2016]

 - first release

tags: audio, icecast, live streaming, music player, radio, shoutcast, audio player

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