How to add a button to shuffle the playlist of the audio player?

This tutorial will show you how to add a button to shuffle the playlist of the audio player.

Step 1 - In your webpage, add the following HTML code to create a button. You could use your own CSS to add style to the button.

<button id="shuffle-player">Shuffle</button>

Step 2 - In your webpage, add the following JavaScript to your webpage, just before the head closing tag </head>.

In the code, line 6, if your player has a different ID, please change the value accordingly.

<script>
(function($) {
	$("document").ready(function() {
		$("#shuffle-player").click(function() {
		
			var playerID = 1;
			var instance = $("#amazingaudioplayer-" + playerID).data("object");	
			
			for (var i = instance.elemLength - 1; i > 0; i--)
			{
				if ((i == 1) && (Math.random() < 0.5))
					break;
						
				var index = Math.floor(Math.random() * i);
				
				var temp = instance.elemArray[index];
				instance.elemArray[index] = instance.elemArray[i];
				instance.elemArray[i] = temp;
								
				temp = instance.playerSkin.trackitems[index];
				instance.playerSkin.trackitems[index] = instance.playerSkin.trackitems[i];
				instance.playerSkin.trackitems[i] = temp;
				
				var tracks = $("#amazingaudioplayer-" + playerID + " .amazingaudioplayer-track-item");
				var track0 = tracks.eq(index);
				var track1 =  tracks.eq(i);			
				track0.insertBefore(track1);
				
				tracks = $("#amazingaudioplayer-" + playerID + " .amazingaudioplayer-track-item");
				track1.insertBefore(tracks.eq(index));
			}
					
			for (var i = 0; i< instance.elemLength; i++)
				instance.elemArray[i].id = i + 1;
			
			$("#amazingaudioplayer-" + playerID + " .amazingaudioplayer-track-item").each(function(i) {
				$(this).data("order", i);
				if ($(this).hasClass("amazingaudioplayer-track-item-active"))
					instance.currentItem = i;
				$(".amazingaudioplayer-item-id", this).text(i + 1);
			});
			
		});
	});
})(jQuery);
</script>