Turning Music On or Off

Note: Music files can be large in file size and may add additional time to the loading of your home page.

Turning Music On / Selecting Music

  • Click on the house at the bottom of your homepage and log into the Admin Menu
  • Choose Appearance.
  • Click on the Music button.
  • Click on any of the blue music titles to hear a sample of the music.

It may take a few moments before the music plays depending on your internet connection speed.

  • Click on the Accept Music button save your selection.
  • Click on the Continue button to finish

Turning Music Off

  • Click on the house at the bottom of your homepage and log into the Admin Menu
  • Choose Appearance.
  • Click on the Music button.
  • Click on Remove Music button.
  • Click on the Continue button to finish

Please note: It may take several minutes until the change is applied to your site.

Uploading Own Music Files

Music files must be in Midi format. (.mid) Recommended file size is less than 100K

  • Click on the house at the bottom of your homepage and log into the Admin Menu
  • Choose Appearance.
  • Click on the Music button.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Browse button under the “upload MIDI format music file for your computer” section.
  • After making your selection click the Open button (on PCs)
  • Click the Upload File button.
    • You will need to wait for a time for the sound file to upload to our servers.
  • Click on the Continue button to finish.

 Please note: It may take several minutes for the music to be applied to your site.

Troubleshooting Music/Sound Problems

Note: Your music will not play while in the edit mode for your site.

Download the latest version of Media Player at:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=20426

Cannot Hear The Music On Your Site?

  • Click on the house at the bottom of your homepage and log into the Admin Menu.
  • Choose Appearance.
  • Click on the Music button.
  • Select the first song on the list by double clicking the blue highlighted song title.
  • Click on the Accept Music button and click continue to complete your selection.
  • From the Admin Menu, click on the Go To Website link.
  • The music should now be playing.
  • If the music is not playing review the help section below.

If you cannot hear the music after following the above steps you may need to check the sound settings for your computer.

Checking sound settings (Windows XP):

  • Click on: Start > Programs > Entertainment > Volume Control
  • Make sure that the volume for “Wave” is not muted.
  • The volume of the music on your site is controlled by your MIDI system.
  • Many PCs have a separate volume control for MIDI playback channel.
  • You should be able to adjust that volume using the sound mixer software that came with your computer.

To check the settings -

  • Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel
  • Select Sound or Sounds and Media from the menu.
  • Select Audio
  • Try different audio settings for the MIDI Music Playback if available.

Every computer has different software and hardware for sound. Review the help section on your computer for specific instructions about your software and hardware.