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Hi : This theme looks great for the project I’m working on, however I need a little bit more info to make sure it meets our criteria.

The artist I’m working for has many albums and many songs (over 200). Some of the songs appear in multiple albums, ie “Best of” and Compilations.

All songs have lyrics, most have videos , either on youtube or on our server.

All songs and albums have star ratings and description.

I have already built a database with 3-4 tables to contain all the data.

I need a page that lists all the songs dynamically, indicating on which albums they appear.

I need “Song-specific” page, which extracts specific song info from the db, ie title, description, and albums it appears on.

I need an “Album-specific” page which extracts all the songs that are in the album, plus description, rating….

I don’t want to create static pages for albums and songs, they must be dynamic.

We want to integrate that into WP so the artist can blog away and I can insert more lyrics/video/info.

Your theme is the closest we’ve come in a WP theme and if we can achieve our goals we happily purchase it :)

Please let me know, sorry about the length of this msg….. tx

Hey kamy99!

With Soundboard it is only possible to display 1 audio page, the way you see it in the demo version. All those specific pages you are mentioning would require customization work. This is not possible with Soundboard out of the box.


Hi, Is it possibly integrate Google Adsense ads somehow into the theme? Also have a question regarding a search bar, I know theirs one in the footer is it also possible to get one in the header? Thanks

Hey ORGIN123 …

In order to add Google Adsense ads, you would have to install a plugin. The search bar can be placed into any sidebar. In order to place it at the very top of the page, where the login is, that would require some modification of the theme files…


quick question. would it be possible to import entire posts from the blog into the homepage new section instead of just the headline? I have a client that is wanting that pretty badly against my advice.

Hey bryanminear..

yeah that is possible.

In the file template-home.php, line 82 and 90, replace

<?php the_excerpt(); ?>


<?php global $more; $more = 0; ?>
<?php the_content(' read more…'); ?>

(you can also change the text “read more…” to something else)

And then you could manually insert the “read more” link with the help of the insert more tag:


Hey Red_Sun, Thanks for creating a template with such a detailed CMS ! Other templates lack the custom controls. One control I am unable to change is the Nivo Slider pause between slides. When I open the nivoSlider.js file and change the pauseTime, I still see no difference. Code below. From what I read, I need to change the pauseTime in the original jquery.nivo.slider.js, as well as the jquery.nivo.slider.pack.js file. Any help? Thanks! -Pete


Hey Pete.. I’m glad you enjoy working with Soundboard :)

You can change the slider pause time in the file js/scripts.js, line 68. You dont need to make any changes in the files that you are mentioning…


Probably the most straight forward theme we’ve used. Does what it says on the tin!! Well done.

Thanks johnnyecho.. it’s always great to hear when someone enjoys working with Soundboard!

Thanks for your creative efforts… When I try to make slider page, I can’t insert image by drag and drop or ‘select files’ button. When I try to insert image through select files button, the image file’s seen in uploaded files box on the left upper side of upload files box(dotted line), and also it’s impossible to drag and drop… Help me solve this problem, plz…

Hey joshuafound.. Please send me the link and login info to your site via the user contact form on my profile page so that i can check it out. Thanks!

Hi! Great theme, just purchased it! Being a WP newbie I am a little lost however. Unzipped the file and read your ‘read me’, but am a little unclear as to how to get your theme into WP. Tried opening ‘new page’ but templates is not appearing under page attributes, not sure why…. I havent yet setup hosting yet (my old html site is hosted, I am doing a new site with WP, then redirecting to my domain later…) Do you have step by step documentation? thanks for your help!

Hey Lotropic… thanks for purchasing Soundboard! I just responded to the email you sent me..

Hey red_sun,

Still love this theme :) Is there a way to make the “homepage slideshow” display only one static image and caption? I uploaded an image and put a caption on it, and now the caption keeps reloading (fading out and in every few seconds ) as if there were more than one slide.


In the file js/scripts.js, line 74, change

manualAdvance: false, 


manualAdvance: true, 

that way the next slider image would only get loaded if you push the “next” button.

You can hide the slider arrows with this code:

.nivo-directionNav {
    display: none;



I am having a issue with the twitter widget, i cant get the tweets to display, I have the correct @name, the social media footer icons link properally but not the widget… am i missing something…

Hey lizbernardo.. Make sure you are using the latest version of Soundboard (v.1.06). And then also make sure to only add the twitter username. So for the twitter feed of enter “wahoooos” only.

Hope that helps.. Cheers!

still having the same problem… only entering the twitter name and I am on ver 1.06 could it possibly be something else…

Are your tweets protected? Did you enter a number in the field “number of tweets”?

Hi red_sun,

thanks for this wonderful theme!

There’s a small issue in the German translation, though. The comment’s time stamp reads e.g. “+ 4 Tagen ago +”. It should rather be “+ vor 4 Tagen +”. How can I fix it?

Hey mullrich67.. thanks for purchasing Soundboard!

In order to display the date properly in german, you can make the following changes in the theme files:

In the file includes/functions/theme-functions, line 57 and 62, change

return human_time_diff($d('U'), current_time('timestamp')) . " " . __('ago', 'gxg_textdomain');


return __('vor', 'gxg_textdomain') . " " . human_time_diff($d('U'), current_time('timestamp'));


Hey red_sun,

Is it possible to have the top logo image display layered beneath the navigation menu? Check out my site so you can see what I’m trying to do:

Thanks a ton,


Hey Drew!

Yeah that’s possible. You will have to make some changes to the file header.php:

Simply switch the code for the logo (line 93-99)

if ( of_get_option('gg_logo_image') ) {
?><div id="logo">
<a href="<?php echo home_url(); ?>"> <img src="<?php echo of_get_option('gg_logo_image'); ?>" /></a>
</div> <!-- #logo-->
<div class="clear"> </div>
<?php } ?>  

and the code for the navigation (line 101 – 109)

<div id="topnavi">
        wp_nav_menu( array(
                    'theme_location' => 'main-menu',
                     'menu_class' => 'sf-menu',
                     'fallback_cb' => 'wp_page_menu', //if wp_nav_menu is unavailable, WordPress displays wp_page_menu function, which displays the pages.


awesome. also, i know you’ve probably answered this question already, but how do you change the opacity of the theme?

The content-, slider-, and navi-area are using a transparent background image. You can find and replace that image in the folder /images and if you are using the light theme it is called ffff90.png (color #fff and 90% opacity).

Hi, I downloaded the theme and installed through FTP . When I activate the theme I get nothing but a blank white page, can’t even get in to deactivate it. So I deleted the folder on my server and tried again using WordPress uploader. Same problem occurred. I’ve tried re-downloading the theme but that hasn’t made a difference. Any ideas?

Hey aboutcta.. thanks for purchasing Soundboard!

Please deactivate all your plugins and try again..


Hi! I’m really interested in this theme, in order to use it for one of my professional bands. My question is: is it possible with “soundboard” to put an audioplayer on the homepage, and to make the music starting automatically at opening of the site? Such a player, with 5 tunes maybe, would be perfect. Thank you…

ok thanks! My version is 2.0 so it should work. I’ll re-install JW to see. Thanks.

Well, I try with JW 5 , but i doesn’t work better. I just had the album image in the window where should be the player but no playlist or anything else… So, My version of soundboard is 2.0, I’ve re-installed JW 6 . I put the three files direct in the jwplayer folder (but not in the JWplayer6, should I better put it there???). The player still doesn’t work in his little window… Do you see another solution???

Can you please get in touch via the user contact form on my profile page and send me the login info so that I can check it out?

i’ve got a question. I want one page ‘the home’ page without a bg_wrapper color is that possible?

This i can change but then all the pages changes.

bg-wrapper { /* Content background */

background:url(’../../images/22297.png’) repeat; }

Hey johns1972…

try this using the following as CSS selector:

.page-template-template-home-php #bg-wrapper

This should affect the bg-wrapper on the page, that is using the “home” template only.

ive tried some thing but where do i have to put it in?

You can put the code into Theme Options > General > Custom CSS .

I’m not entirely sure what you are trying to do, but if you just want to remove the content background color on the homepage, you would have to enter the code like this:

.page-template-template-home-php #bg-wrapper {
background: none;

Is there also a solution to put some info in Tourdates? i mean extra info like The name of the show who’s support act enz?

gr, john

What you could do, is to put both, the city and venue info into the venue field, and then put any additional text ( title / support act) into the city field.

Is there also a solution to get audio categories then i can make pages with different artist who i play with.

Gr John

This is not possible with Soundboard out of the box and would require some customization work.

Hello, where can I change the color of the links? I don’t want to change the color of the whole theme by using the color settings of the theme options – only the links.

Is it possible to change the display of the twitter widget timestamp? Like “6. November 2012”, not “19 days ago”.

Hey graphicarts…

1. In order to change to link color only, put the following code into the Theme Options Panel > General > Custom CSS :

a, a:link, a:visited {
    color: #FF0044;

Replace the color number with any color you like.

2. Not that I know of…

Me again. Is it possible to show only the articles/blog entries of a specific category in the news section of the home-site?

Try this:

In the file template-home.php, line 42, replace

$query->query('posts_per_page=' . $post_number);


$query->query('posts_per_page=' . $post_number . '&cat=77');

Replace 77 with the category ID of the category that you want to display on the homepage.


Hi Red Sun!

And, once displayed the soundcloud player by a short code, may I use the custom skin you made?? Sound cloud is white and so ugly… ;-)

My custom skin only works with JW Player. You can put a JW player on the home page too with the help of a shortcode, but only single songs (like how you see it on the Shortcodes page on my demo website), not a playlist….

Hi, we’ve sussed everything apart from the Gallery. Ive made a new gallery via the Gallery tab. Then made the Gallery as the template for the ‘Photos’ page. When we view the page it is just a normal blank page. Ive also tried to activate the Gallery via the Gallery widget, again, nothing happens. Can you help? Johnny.

johnnyecho… please follow all the instructions in the documentation under “Setting up the Gallery Page”: