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Load MP3's from a folder with option to play on page

David Carr

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  • Thus tutorial will show you how to grab videos from a folder and list them on a page, once listed an MP3 file can be clicked on and then played in a player or downloaded.

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    <?php ob_start();?>
    <!doctype html>
    <html lang="en">
      <meta charset="utf-8">
      <title>MP3 Test</title>
       $dirname = "music/";
       $files = scandir($dirname);
       $ignore = array(".", "..", ".DS_Store");
       echo '<ul>';
       foreach($files as $curfile){
           if(!in_array($curfile, $ignore)) {
               echo "<li><a href='?file=".$curfile."'>$curfile</a></li>n ";
       echo '</ul>'; 
        $file = $_GET['file'];
        echo '<object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" data="dewplayer.swf" width="200" height="20" id="dewplayer" name="dewplayer">
        <param name="movie" value="dewplayer.swf" />
        <param name="flashvars" value="mp3='.$dirname.$file.'" />
        <param name="wmode" value="transparent" />
        echo '<br /><a href="?download='.$file.'">Download</a>';
           $file = $dirname.$_GET['download'];
           header ("Content-type: octet/stream");
           header ("Content-disposition: attachment; filename=".$file.";");
           header("Content-Length: ".filesize($file));
    <?php ob_flush(); ?>


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