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Remnant: Mini Player Particle

Your Guide to Recreating Elements of the Remnant Demo for Joomla


The Mini Player particle enables you to quickly and easily add embedded audio content to your page.

Here are the topics covered in this guide:


Main Options

These options affect the main area of the particle, and not the individual items within.

Option Description
Particle Name Enter the name you would like to assign to the particle. This only appears in the back end.
CSS Classes Sets any CSS class(es) you want to have apply to the particle's content.
Title Enter a title for the particle.
Now Playing Label Enter a label for the Now Playing section of the player.
SoundCloud Client ID In order to play SoundCloud files, you will need to have a SoundCloud ID. Enter it here.

You can get a SoundCloud Client ID here.

Item Options

These items make up the individual featured items in the particle.

Option Description
Item Name Designates a name for the item that appears in the back end only.
Artist Enter an artist name that will be displayed with the item.
Track Title Enter a title for the track.
Album Cover Add cover art for the album that will be displayed along with the track in the particle.
Audio Source Enables you to select a SoundCloud track, external URL, or local audio file as the audio for the track.
External URL If External URL is selected as the Audio Source, this is where you enter that URL.
Local Audio If Local Audio is selected as the Audio Source, this is where you enter the file's location or select it.
SoundCloud Track If SoundCloud Track is selected as the Audio Source, this is where you enter the track number.
Artist Enable or disable artist on album cover.
Track Name Enable or disable track name on album cover.

The particle has local support for any audio format that can be natively embedded using HTML5. This includes: mp3, ogg, and wav.

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