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getting music to play in the background of my homepage naturally - no blocks for it seen

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We can use custom code to achieve this (require a Business Plan or higher). But it will certainly annoy some users. I myself really hate sites that automatically play videos or turn on music, and I can't turn it off except turn off the volume on pc.

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On 7/19/2023 at 12:04 PM, georgiafitzgerald said:

how do i get music playing in the background? when someone enters the site - ideally i do not want them to see any music blocks

I agree with Tuan. Adding music may be detrimental to the user’s comfort and focus so shouldn't be started without warning - even on musician sites. You have no idea what kind of environment the user is going to be in. Loud music may be a deal breaker or the user may just be listening to music of their own choice. 

That said, if music is essential to the experience and you make it very obvious how to stop it, there are ways to achieve this with JavaScript. If you want the music to continue between pages, you'll only be able to achieve this on Brine family templates on the older Squarespace 7.0 platform. Newer templates don't support Ajax page loading and so will stop the music each time a link is clicked.


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