Tonight we’re rolling out a really easy way to integrate your Pandora stations and favorite songs into your website or blog. For an example of what this looks like click here and look in the sidebar on the right-hand-side. You can add this kind of sidebar to your page by inserting just two lines into your homepage or blog template.
Let’s say that you’d like to share the stations you’re creating with everyone that visits your blog or personal homepage. We thought it would be cool if it was really easy to add these items to your page. To that end, we’ve created this new kind of feed to compliment our existing RSS feeds.
These new feeds are JavaScript includes that you can place into your blog or homepage template with one simple step. There are two different feeds. The first generates a nice looking list of all your stations. Your site visitors will be able to click to liste and it will always stay up to date with your most recently created stations. The second feed lists the songs your discovering on Pandora; choose from a range of styles including a compact version as well as a beautiful version that shows off the song album art. Your site visitors can click through to learn more about the song, listen to a sample, buy the track from iTunes, buy the album from Amazon, or create a new Pandora station from the song.
Creating the embedding code is really easy. Just visit this page: http://www.pandora.com/feeds#blog, pick a style, enter your Pandora username (your email address) and click the “Generate HTML” button. Copy the code that’s generated to the sidebar portion of your blog and you’re done.
For all the CSS hackers out there, you’re welcome to customize the display style with CSS. Each element has been given a unique id to make it easy for you to assign custom styles.
Update 3/13: We released a new version tonight that should make things work better in a wider variety of settings. In particular we’re using CSS that is a bit more explicit about what should be displayed and how. We’ve also updated the mechanism we use for opening new windows that should fix some problems with popup blockers. Thanks for your help and feedback on all of this these last few days.

Comments

  1. Malte
    June 25, 2006 at 9:05am
    Will there ever be a feed with "Listener's recently heard songs"? That'd be cool for one's blog...
    Reply
  2. Tolik
    October 01, 2006 at 2:43pm
    aloha! all very nice. a like it. peace bro!
    Reply
  3. will
    May 07, 2008 at 6:32pm
    Can you please make a player that plays one channel and will work on myspace? Something small and stylish but still effective.. Tons of people would use this, I know.
    Reply
  4. dannyboy
    October 03, 2008 at 12:04am
    YES! call up Myspace and make a deal so we can put our stations on Myspace! Oh, and when are you going public?????????
    Reply
  5. TheStumps
    October 30, 2008 at 6:00pm
    There seems to be an error between Pandora's HTML embedding and the social network, Ning. Ning heavily uses drag-and-drop modules that your members can customize on their profile, however it seems that if you post the HTML generated link into a text box and then drag it from the center to a sidebar, that as soon as it touches the sidebar you arrive at a pure white page with a non-css'ed version of your Pandora radio station/bookmarks that just continues to load endlessly. I will also write Ning support as well. Thank you.
    Reply
  6. FaceBok
    March 26, 2009 at 8:13pm
    Excellent...been waiting on this.
    Reply
  7. steve
    February 10, 2010 at 8:10pm
    there is a MAJOR problem with this. when you put this on your blog and someone goes to one of your stations to listen to it, the player opens and then they are IN YOUR ACCOUNT. not cool. they can change your stations, change your password, etc. i can't believe you have it set up that way. you should be able to post your station on your blog but NOT have to be signed in for people to hear them.
    Reply
  8. 18coolkid4
    July 08, 2011 at 3:19pm
    do you think you could make a html gadget that plays a specific station someone chooses in the way of a traditional html radio gadget where you just click the play button to listen that people can add to their site. size:150px by 20px
    Reply
  9. Kaitlyn Sickle
    August 19, 2015 at 10:43am
    I want this back. What happened to it??????
    Reply
  10. Jeramy
    October 28, 2015 at 11:52am
    I always spent my half an hour to read this webpage's posts everyday along with a cup of coffee.
    Reply

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