If you want to add audio files on your wordpress then you can easily add and wordpress supports html5 and you can add various audio format files as well and if you want you can embed them and upload audio files and then create a playlist as well.
Supported Audio File Formats in WordPress
WordPress uses HTML5 audio and is compatible on all modern browsers and all devices and supports MP3, OGG, and WAV file formats.
Audio file format MP3 is used most on wordpress and supported on all other browser and mobile devices as well and it is widely supported format for audio files.
Add a Single Audio File in WordPress
When you try to add a single audio file on your wordpress post or page then its pretty easy. So, let’s see in detail below.
Step 1: Login to your admin dashboard with your login credentials
Step 2: Now Go to Posts and click on new posts or existing posts.
Step 3: Click on Plus (+) button on top
Step 4: Now, click on Add media from the screen to add media or audio file on your wordpress post.
Step 5: Now, click on media add media button and select the folder or audio file form your computer and click on Upload and wait for the media to upload it on your website or post (server)
Step 6: Now, once you upload audio file then you need to insert audio file into your post.
Step 7: Once upload completes then you need to insert it to your post and click on insert button and wait for the wordpress to insert audio file into your posts.
Step 8: If you see the post in visual editor then you will see the audio file will be inserted and embedded and you will will see the audio shortcode in text editor.
Step 9: Once you insert audio file then go ahead and click on update or publish post on top and check the front end and you will be able to see the audio file on yoru post or page.
That’s it, this is how to insert or add a single Audio File in WordPress posts or pages.