MediaCP Manual
    1. Getting Started
    2. Sales Questions
    3. Frequently Asked Questions
    4. Transcoder System Benchmarks
    5. Start your own streaming platform
    1. Change account currency
    2. Product Licensing
    1. Introduction
    2. Installation & Upgrade
      1. System Requirements
      2. Versions & Releases
      3. Installation
      4. Upgrading
      5. SSL Certificates
      6. Streaming Servers
        1. Nginx-Rtmp Video Server
        2. Wowza Streaming Engine
        3. Flussonic Media Server
        4. Video Feature Comparison
        5. Icecast 2 / Icecast KH
    3. Billing Integration
      1. Blesta Integration Guide
      2. WHMCS Integration Guide
      3. Clientexec Integration Guide
    4. Migrate from other software
      1. Migrate From Centovacast
      2. Migrate From AzuraCast
    5. Backup & Restoration
      1. Restore MediaCP
      2. Backup MediaCP
      3. Transfer to another server
    6. Administration
      1. Port 80 / 443 Proxy
      2. MediaCP System Commands
      3. Change MediaCP domain name
      4. Move media to another hard disk
      5. Secure your server
      6. Troubleshooting Login Errors
      7. Custom Facebook App
      8. Custom Web Service Configurations
      9. Reset Admin Password
      10. Admin Tools
    7. Scaling
      1. Scale with Wowza and CloudFront CDN
      2. Nginx-Rtmp with CloudFront CDN
    8. Troubleshooting
      1. FTP Troubleshooting
      2. MySQL Database Troubleshooting
      3. Reporting Troubleshooting
      4. Troubleshooting Liquidsoap AutoDJ
      5. Video Relay Troubleshooting
      6. Grant access to support team
      7. Troubleshooting Wowza Streaming Engine
    1. Introduction
    2. Administrators Dashboard
    3. System Configuration
      1. General
      2. Services
      3. Video Players
      4. Albums
      5. Email
      6. Plugins
      7. Statistics
      8. Backups
      9. Custom HTML
      10. Misc
    4. Customer Accounts
      1. Managing existing Customers
      2. Create a new Customer
      3. Deleting a Customer
      4. Send email to Customer
      5. Login as another Customer
      6. Reset Customer Password
    5. Reseller Accounts
      1. Reseller Plans
      2. Create a Reseller Account
    6. Media Services
      1. Creating a Media Service
      2. Deleting a Media Service
    7. Announcements
      1. Managing Announcements
      2. Creating Announcement
      3. Deleting Announcement
    8. Statistics
    9. Software Health
    10. Software Updates
    11. Email Templates
    12. API
    1. Introduction
    2. Video Operation Manual
      1. Basics 101
      2. Service Overview
      3. File Manager
      4. Scheduling
      5. Streaming to Your Service
      6. Stream Targets
      7. GeoIP Country Locking
      8. Widgets & Links
      9. Reporting
    3. Audio Operation Manual
      1. Basics 101
      2. Station Overview
      3. Media Library
      4. Playlists
        1. General Rotation
        2. Jingles & Advertising
        3. Scheduling
        4. Repeat Protection
      5. Live DJ Connections
      6. Live Stream Recording
      7. DJ Manager
      8. Country Blocking
      9. Stream Proxy
      10. Stream Authentication
      11. Widgets & Links
      12. Reporting
    4. Reseller Operations Manual
      1. Reseller Dashboard
      2. Customers
      3. Media Services
    1. Shoutcast 2 Admin Guide
    2. Wowza and Flussonic on same system
    3. Submit a feature request
    4. Wowza Custom Properties
    5. API Documentation
    6. Custom Domain Names
    1. HTML5 Audio Player
    2. Broadcasting with AutoDJ
    3. Shoutcast 2 Premium
    4. Mount Points
    5. Managing Media Using FTP
    6. Shoutcast 2 Live Broadcasting
    7. DJ Priorities
    1. Getting started with video streaming
    2. Live Streaming Overview
    3. TV Station Overview
    4. Ondemand Video Streaming
    5. GeoIP Country Locking
    6. VAST Advertising
    7. Relay & IP Camera
    8. Stream Recording
    9. Connecting your encoder
    10. Managing Media Using FTP
    11. Preparing Your Media Files
    12. Understanding Video Playlists
    13. Embedding player on your website
    14. Smooth Streaming and Content Transition
    15. Video Transcoding (Adaptive Bitrate Streaming)
    16. Image Logo or Watermark Overlay on Video Stream
    17. DVR Rewind
    18. Statistics
    19. Facebook Live Streaming
    20. Youtube Stream Publishing
    21. Twitch Stream Publishing
    22. Shoutcast 2 Stream Publishing
    23. Icecast Stream Publishing
    24. RTMP Stream Publishing
    1. Cloud Video Overview
    2. Admin Manual - Cloud Video
      1. Branding your platform
      2. Team & Staff Members
      3. Plans & Customers
      4. WHMCS Billing Provisioning Module
      5. Login to your cloud platform
      6. Dashboard - A First Look
      7. Activating VOD on Customer Plan
    3. User Manual - Cloud Video
      1. Login to your video platform
      2. First Look
      3. Creating a Channel
      4. Channel Overview
      5. Broadcasting
      6. Recording
      7. Fallback Video
      8. TV Channels - 24x7 UGC
      9. Video on Demand
      10. VOD Playlists
      11. Publishing
      12. Viewing Analytics
      13. Publish Zoom Meetings
      14. Advertising
      15. Restreaming IP Cameras
    4. Video Guide Series
    5. Streaming Best Practices
    6. Feature Comparison
    7. Roadmap & Release Notes
Widgets & Links

Last updated 7 months ago

Your Station

Service URLs

Direct access to the Icecast or SHOUTcast pages, aren’t frequently used as Proxy links provide modernised access to the broadcast. Most commonly used to feed information into third party players.

It is possible to login to the administrative interface of the SHOUTcast or Icecast server for more detailed information. The Username and Password for this interface is displayed directly below the link. 

Proxy Links

HTML5 Player Embed Code

The MediaCP Audio HTML Player can be embedded to another website with the HTML code displayed next to the player. A single click into the HTML code field will copy the content ready to be pasted into your website. Typically most website editors will have a field to insert HTML code directly.

The settings icon (COG) in the top right corner of the player is only visible to users that are logged in. It will not be displayed to your listeners. By default, all player features are enabled. can control features and design by pressing the cog button which will take you to the Public Page Station Configuration

General Links

The General Links tabbed section includes direct links for various applications and devices. Typically most applications will utilize the same link however SHOUTcast provides some specialty links for devices such as the iPhone which can utilise the m3u link instead.


Widgets are flexible and once deployed onto a website can be styled with CSS as regular HTML. Information contained in each widget is heavily cached to avoid system overload and updated once every 60 seconds. 

Some Widgets include attributes on the HTML element that provide additional configurations, such as the “Recently Played” widget with data-limit attribute. The value of data-limit can be changed from 5 to 3 for example.

The data-name attribute identifies the station that you wish to extract data from.

Stream Details

This widget is comprised of several components which access and demonstrate the Widgets API to extract available information. Each element that can be moved or deleted to provide a different set of information or layout the information in more desirable way.

Now Playing

The Now Playing widget simply displays the currently playing track in a text-only format.

Now Playing w/Cover Art

Designed to display the Currently playing Track title with the relative Cover Art.


  • data-coverart (true/false) to control visibility of the Cover Art
  • data-styled (true/false) determines if styling should be provided automatically

Recently Played

Designed to display a list of Recently Played tracks 


  • data-covers (true/false) to control visibility of the Cover Art for each track
  • data-limit (1-5) determines number of tracks to display

Upcoming Schedule

An iframe that displays a Calendar relative to the Scheduling Calendar. Available in Today or Week view.

  • Today – Displays events from start of current hour to midnight
  • Week – Displays events from start of current week (Sunday) until end of current week (Saturday). The start and end times can be modified in the src attribute if an alternative view of hours was desired, for example 9am to 5pm.

Google Maps

This embeddable map displays number of listeners in each country highlighted on the map.

Top 10 Countries

A table containing a list of Countries and the number of listeners in each country.


The JSON tab provides a JSON compatible URL of the Stations core publicly accessible information including the information set out below. This URL is typically integrated into third party applications to provide information.

  • Broadcasting Status
  • Now Playing Track
  • Cover Art Image URL
  • Recent Track History
  • Covers matching Recent Track History
  • # of Connections (listeners)
  • Current Streaming Bitrate
  • Current Streaming Format (AAC/MP3 etc)

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