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Post by Voice

Post by Voice is a way to publish audio posts to your blog from your phone. You call a phone number, enter a secret code, record a message, and we handle the rest.

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Post by Voice is unavailable on sites with plugins or third-party themes installed, including the Business and Commerce plans or the legacy Pro plan.

Enable Post by Voice

In order to use Post by Voice, you will first enable the feature on your site and generate a secret code. The secret code is unique to you and your site so it is important to keep it secret.

To get started, follow these steps:

  1. Visit your profile by clicking on your avatar in the top right corner of, or by visiting this link.
  2. Click on Manage Blogs.
  3. Click the Enable button under Post by Voice on the site you want to enable this feature for.
Post by Voice - Enable

After you enable Post by Voice, you’ll see a phone number and a unique code. This code will allow anyone to send an audio post to your site, so keep it safe!

You can regenerate your Post by Voice code at any time by hovering over the code, and clicking the Regenerate option. Or, disable Post by Voice completely by clicking Delete

Post by Voice - Regenerate or Delete Code

Sending a Post by Voice

Call the phone number listed on the My Blogs screen, enter your secret code when prompted, and follow the instructions.

Once you are done, a new post titled “Audio Post” will be published to your site. It will be assigned the default category and tagged with “Post by Voice”. The audio file itself will be stored in your Media Gallery and named audio-post-yyyy-mm-dd-unique-identifier.mp3 where the the italicized part of the file name will be replaced with the date of the post and a unique numeric identifier.

Example Recording

Regenerate Secret Key

If your secret key is compromised, others will be able to publish audio posts to your site.

  1. Visit your WP Admin Dashboard by adding /wp-admin/ to the end of your site’s url (e.g.:
  2. Click on Dashboard My Blogs.
  3. Hover over the secret key you want to regenerate, and click the Regenerate link that appears.
Post by Voice - Regenerate or Delete Code

Disable Post by Voice

If you would like to disable the Post by Voice feature, use the Delete link below the secret key. You can re-enable it at any time.

Post by Voice - Regenerate or Delete Code

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