If the tracks require renaming, then select
Track Discovery in the
Track Name section and this will take you to a new page where you can cycle through the tracks and rename each track and assign them the appropriate heading level.
Track Discovery page, you can play the first five seconds from each track to give you an idea of what the title of the track should be.
Play Ordersection before you rename or set any heading levels.
The beginning of the first track should automatically play when you open the page. You can also select the
play button in the player at the top of the page to play more than the first five seconds.
Rename the section based on what the narrator reads. For example, if the narrator reads the title you will rename that track to Title Page. See below for how to name different headings levels.
Titlecan be renamed
Title Page. These should also be complete words and phrases with no abbreviations. For example,
Chapter 1is acceptable but
Ch 01is not acceptable. For information about the different sections you can find in an audiobook, please see the Audiobook Glossary
Chapter One: The Beginning
Chapter 1instead of
Some audiobooks have multiple levels of navigation, and we can set these levels with Converter Plus. A common example is a book that has multiple parts with chapters divided within these parts.
You will need to establish the proper heading hierarchy, and have the proper names assigned to each heading. This will help the reader navigate the different sections of the book with ease, and also get a good idea of the overall layout of the title when they first open the book. Headings are the most important part to accessibility, so we want to get it right.
To rename tracks and levels in Track Discovery:
Set Play Order
Track Discoverylocated in the
At the top of this page is the player for this track. Below this there are 6 text boxes to enter the names of headings levels 1-6. Below this are two buttons,
Previous, to help you navigate through each track as you name the tracks.
You will be entering the title of the track into the appropriate heading level. For example, the title of a book is part of the front matter, which is always set to
When you listen to a track that is at
Heading 1text box
Advanceto move to the next track.
When you listen to a track that starts with a Part Section title, followed by a Chapter heading:
Heading 1text box. For example, 'Part One: The Beginning'.
Heading 2text box. For example, 'Chapter One: The First Chapter'.
Advanceto listen to the next track
Heading 1blank and enter that Chapter Section title into the
Heading 2text box.
Heading 1along with the Chapter Section title into
Heading 2as you did for the Part One, and remember to leave
Heading 1blank until you reach the next Part Section.
If you have a book with Part Sections, Chapter Sections, and Subsections within the Chapters:
Heading 3until you read the next chapter, and repeat.
Heading 1text box blank until you find the beginning of the next Part Section.
When you have completed naming all the tracks and headings you will return to the
Set Play Order page. You can review the track names in the dropdown menu in the
Play Order section of this page.
You track order should be similar to the following:
If you make a mistake you can fix it two ways:
Track Discoveryand advance through each track individually as you make your edits
To edit a track title in the
Play Order section:
Heading 1levels, as they are part of the top level of navigation. To learn more about books sections, please see our Audiobook Glossary.
Below is a video tutorial for Heading Levels: