Canned Radio is a website host, control panel, and content management system for ShoutCast Internet radio stations
Frequently Asked Questions
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What is Canned Radio?
Canned Radio is simply a website host. The Canned Radio advantage is the control panel that comes installed when your website is hosted with us. The Canned Radio control panel is a built in content management system and "Staff Access" area which is specifically designed for Internet radio stations and their website.
Does Canned Radio provide the stream?
How many listeners can tune in?
What bandwidth is available?
Currently Canned Radio does not offer the stream, however, there are plans to incorporate streams into the service in the future. Until then any ShoutCast server will work with Canned Radio. Slots and bandwidth will be determined by the provider you choose to use.
How do I get free hosting
Our referral program allows you to earn discounted and even free hosting! For every current referral in good standing you will recieve a $5/month discount. That means only 3 referrals and you don't pay anything! The control panel even has built ways to help you.
I want my website to be unique. Why would I want a "Canned Radio"?
Who Should use Canned Radio?
Canned Radio's target is the beginner, novice, and advanced website designer. Canned Radio is Perfect for a single member that doesn't know how to script, or multiple member stations with different positions. Canned Radio's true ability shows with multiple member stations. Canned Radio provides the ability to let each staff member update his/her own bio or have a part in managing the website without having to give the member any additional passwords. Many areas of the website don't even require anyone to know HTML. Now you're not the only one that makes updates to the website.
What do I need to know to use Canned Radio?
To make the building blocks of your website you need at least a beginners level understanding of HTML. If you don't know HTML but are familiar with a web page editor such as Microsoft FrontPage, Adobe Dreamweaver, Coffee Cup, or HTMLKit, you can use those too. You can create as many pages as you want in the control panel. Each custom page can be formatted and edited without knowing any HTML. Canned Radio does all the scripting for you to place your stream information on your homepage. See an example.