SoundGecko for developers

SoundGecko gives publishers a way to convert their content to a convenient audio format, and distribute it to desktops, tablets, and mobile devices.

As a SoundGecko developer, you take advantage of a rapidly growing platform that benefits your site by expanding its distribution to a broader audience and making it more accessible to readers.

Get the listen button

Adding the listen button to your website


The listen button is a small widget that allows readers of your website to easily listen to a page's content with SoundGecko.

Add an HTML anchor to your page followed by a snippet of Javascript to embed the listen page.


You can change the text of the button by simply setting the text in your HTML element.

My button text

To override the current page's URL being specified, set a specific URL to listen to by setting the data-url attribute in the HTML anchor to what you desire. Note: the URL specified must be a full URL and begin with http:// or https://.

Adding a large listen button to your website

Listen to article

To add a larger listen button simply add the soundgecko-large class to your HTML anchor.

Get the WordPress listen button

The SoundGecko plugin for WordPress adds a listen button to each post on your WordPress site that when clicked allows readers to hear your post read out.

SoundGecko Wordpress listen button


  1. Install SoundGecko for WordPress either
  2. Activate the plugin.
  3. That's it, you're ready to go!


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