Stop soundcloud embed code from being shortened by WP
Whenever I copy and paste a soundcloud embed code, the code gets shortened thus removing important info for Hype Machine to pick up. This has been going on for a week now, and is effecting my blog as most traffic is directed from The Hype Machine.
There isn’t much point me posting up new music sent to me if the bots crawling my blog cant read the info from an mp3 file, because it’s now being automatically shortened.
I have tried all the ways suggested by W.P and now they are ignoring the issue. I need the code to remain intact.
[soundcloud width="100%" height="81" params="secret_url=false" url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/5843462?secret_token=s-YC8go"] <span>Porter Robinson & Lazy Rich feat Sue Cho – Hello by Lazy Rich</span>
<object height=”81″ width=”100%”> <param name=”movie” value=”http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F5843462%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-YC8go&secret_url=false”></param> <param name=”allowscriptaccess” value=”always”></param> <embed allowscriptaccess=”always” height=”81″ src=”http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F5843462%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-YC8go&secret_url=false” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” width=”100%”></embed> </object> <span>Porter Robinson & Lazy Rich feat Sue Cho – Hello by Lazy Rich</span>
The blog I need help with is skipschips.wordpress.com.
If you absolutely require all of that to remain intact, you will have to get an independent host and move off WordPress.com. It’s as simple as that.
But why the change for?
It’s been fine since May, now it isn’t!!
Do you literally mean to say that the code hasn’t been shortened at all previously?
They made a lot of changes in May, I can tell you that. I can’t tell you why.
Only very recently.
When I swap from visual and html, the code shortens. If I publish post whilst still in HTML the code shortens.
It’s fine with direct links, but not with Soundcloud code anymore. There is nothing I do that stops it!!
This is what Hype Machine makes of it
Date Event Status Comment
10/19 07:41:40 CT CLICKTHROUGH READ FAILED 5843462 could not be read. The link may have expired or the download service has modified its
10/19 07:41:39 CT FILE CHECK START INFO File at 5843462 (5423064) is about to be checked.
10/19 07:35:52 CT CHECK END OK Completed checking feed (scanned 1 new posts)
10/19 07:35:48 CT ADDED NEW LINK OK 5843462 has been added to the queue.
10/19 07:35:48 CT FOUND MP3 LINKS IN POST OK Found 1 potential MP3 links in post
10/19 07:35:48 CT GETTING LINKS IN POST INFO Looking for audio links in http://skipschips.wordpress.com/2010/10/19/lazy-rich-porter-robinson/
10/19 07:35:48 CT LOADED POST PAGE OK Post at http://skipschips.wordpress.com/2010/10/19/lazy-rich-porter-robinson/ was loaded
10/19 07:35:47 CT SAVE POST SUMMARY OK The post summary for post http://skipschips.wordpress.com/2010/10/19/lazy-rich-porter-robinson/ from
the RSS feed has been saved.
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