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ChordWP :: Sheet Music For WordPress

Share your own songs on WordPress

ChordWP makes it easy to write and share sheet music for WordPress. The general synax for writing music is very simple. Just put a chord name in square brackets right before the word (or syllable) where you want the chord to be played. ChordWP uses the ChordPro music syntax to post your chords and lyrics on your WordPress website.

See an example and learn how to share your music with ChordWP!

Author Lee Blue
Contributors reality66
Tags chord sheet, chords, lead sheet, lyrics, music, sheet music
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    Creating a Sheet Music post

To Install ChordWP

  1. Download the file
  2. Extract the zip file so that you have a folder called chordwp
  3. Upload the 'chordwp' folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress

To Uninstall ChordWP

  1. Deactivate ChordWP thorugh the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  2. Click the "delete" link to delete the ChordWP plugin. This will remove all of the ChordWP files from your plugins directory. It will not delete any posts from your WordPress site.


Update CSS to improve spacing between columns when using a two column layout


Initial relase of ChordWP plugin

Can I add an audio file to my music?

Yes, this is a built-in feature of WordPress. Just click the Add Media button on the post and add an MP3 audio file just like you would add a photo to a post. WordPress will provide an inline audio player for your viewers to use to listen to your audio file.

Is ChordWP responsive?

Yes, although sheet music is sensitive to width in general due to the nature of the content. If you have specified two columns for your music, the second column will shift under the first column if there is not enough with to show the columsn side-by-side.

Where can I learn more about the syntax for writing sheet music with ChordWP?

ChordWP uses the ChordPro music notation format to make it easy to put your chords and lyrics together. For more details on the ChordWP implementation see

Version 1.0.1

Requires WordPress version: 3.0 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 03 Feb 2017

Date Added: 18 Feb 2016

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