Dubtrack.FM

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Community

  • What is a Room?

    A room is a part of the site that people use to come together and share their favourite songs. Each Room has a real-time chat that you can use to talk to everyone who is in there. Every song that is played is from a user-generated playlist.

  • How do I use role mentions?

    If you want to mention a specific role, you @ mention it like you would if you were mentioning a user. At this time, we currently support the following:

    • @everyone – Pings everyone online in the room. For mods only.
    • @djs – Pings everyone that is currently in the room queue. For mods only.
    • @mods – Pings everyone with the role Mod or higher.
    • @admins – Pings all admins online in the room.
  • Where can I find information about a Room?

    While you're in a Room, click on the INFO button above the video player and you will be able to see the information the staff have put in there. Most of the time, you can find Room rules and anything related to them in there.

  • Where can I find the song history in a Room?

    There are multiple methods of finding the song history. One of the easiest methods is to click on the Queue button above the video played and clicking on the Room history button on the left-hand side the browser.

  • What does the buttons on the bottom right do? (heart, up and down arrows)

    These buttons are used to show your appreciation to the current song playing in the Room:

    • Heart button – This is used to grab the current song playing and add it to your own playlist.
    • Up arrow – This is used to updub the current song playing. When you updub a song, one dub gets added to your total dub count in that Room. If you like the current song that is playing, updub it!
    • Down arrow – This is used to downdub the current song playing. On the contrary of the Up arrow, when you downdub a song a dub gets deducted from your total dub count in that room. If you don't like the current song that is playing, downdub it!

    Additionally, by the side of each actions there is a counter that tells you how many people have performed each action.


    Note: You need to be logged-in to use these buttons.

  • How do I join another Room?

    If you'd like to join another Room while already in one, click on the Lobby button located at the top left of the page.

    While not on Dubtrack, you can go to the Lobby by visiting https://www.dubtrack.fm/lobby on your browser.

  • What is a Private Room?

    When you set your Room to Private, you need a password to access it. You can set the password when you switch your Room to Private.

  • What does Room Type mean?

    There are two states you can change your Room type to:

    • Music – When you have this Room type selected, Dubtrack will play the songs that are in the room queue.
    • Iframe Embed – You can use this to embed a webpage. This can be used, for example, to embed video streams, such as TwitchTV.
  • Playlist

  • How do I create a playlist?

    To start compiling a playlist with all of your top tracks in, click the Queue a song button below the video player. At the bottom left of the playlist browser, you will see a Create playlist button. When you click that, it will ask you to create a name for your playlist. Once that is done, hit the + and your playlist will be ready for songs!

  • How do I add songs to my playlist(s)?

    We have multiple ways for you to add songs to add songs to your playlist(s):

    • Searching YouTube or Soundcloud – If you want get a song from YouTube or Soundcloud, you can enter the name of the song in the Search box at the top of the playlist browser. To the right of the Search box there is a drop-down list you can use to select which service you want to get your song(s) from. Type in the name of the song you're looking for In the Search box and hit enter. Find the song you want. (If you're not quite sure if the song you've found is the right one, you can hit the Preview button underneath the song to list to it) Once you've found the song you want, hover over it and there will be two buttons you can use to do different actions.
    • Heart button – When you click this button, a box will pop-up asking which playlist you would like to add the song to.
    • Play button – This button adds the song straight to your queue.

    These two buttons can also be found on songs that are already in playlists.

  • How do I import a playlist?

    If you already have a playlist, you can import it straight from either YouTube or Soundcloud. To import a playlist, click the Import playlists button which is above the Create playlist button. When you click that, you will be asked which site you want to Import your playlists from.


    YouTube:

    When you click on the YouTube button, you will be ask to enter the YouTube playlist ID. All you need to do is to copy-paste the bit after ?list= on the link of the playlist.

    Make sure the playlist is not private, else Dubtrack won't be able to see it.


    SoundCloud

    This process is just a little different. Instead of entering a playlist ID, you need to enter the username of the account that has the playlist you want to import.

    Also, make sure that the playlist you want to import is set to public on Soundcloud!


    You can either import it as a new playlist or select an existing playlist with the drop-down list and import it in there. Once you're happy with it, all you need to do is hit Import and in a few seconds you'll see the imported playlist!

  • Can I search a playlist?

    You sure can! At the top of the playlist it will say Filter playlist Enter the title of the song you're looking for and it will return a result if song is in there. You can also enter keywords. If you enter the word “Mix” the playlist will return all songs with the word “Mix” in the title.

  • How do I delete a playlist?

    To delete a playlist, click the Trash can button at the top of the playlist. Don't worry if you accidentally click the delete button; we ask you to confirm if you want to delete it or not.

  • How do I change the name of a playlist?

    To change the name of a playlist, click on the playlist whose name you want to change, and at the top-right of the playlist there is a Pencil button. When you click that it will ask you to enter a new name.

  • Can I shuffle my playlist?

    Yep! All you need to do is click the button that has two arrows located at the top-right of the playlist.

  • How do I add a whole playlist to my Queue?

    Select the playlist you want to play. At the top of the playlist there is a Queue all button. Click that and every song in that playlist will be added to your Queue.

  • Can I reorder my playlist?

    You can! Just drag a song and drop it where you like.

  • DJing

  • How do I DJ?

    If you already have songs in your queue, all you need to do is click the Join queue button. When you've clicked the Join queue button, you'll be added to the Room queue.

    Alternatively, if you go to My Queue and see a light blue bar at the top, you can click on it to Join queue

  • Is there a limit on how many times I can DJ?

    Nope! You can DJ as many times as you like.

  • How do I check the Room Queue?

    To check the Room queue, click the Queue button above the video player. Depending on the room settings, you'll be able to either see what songs users have queued up or just the user in the queue and their position.

  • How do I know what position in the queue I am?

    You can check by looking at the number next to the song actions located at the bottom-right of the page. The first number represents where you are in the room queue and the second number is out of how many people are in the queue. For example, if it said 5/16, you would be in the fifth spot in the queue out of the 16 total people in the queue.

  • I don't like the song that I am playing, can I skip it?

    Yes, but bear in mind you can't skip other people's songs unless you're a staff member of the room.

    The skip button is located above the video player at the top-right.

  • I don't like the song that someone else is playing, can I skip it?

    Only if you're a staff member. If you are not you can just mute the song (by clicking the Volume button below the video player, on the right)

    The skip button is located above the video player at the top-right.

  • Dubs

  • What are dubs?

    Dubs are something you earn on Dubtrack. These dubs are stored per room, in other words, you don't get the same amount of dubs on every room.

    Currently, there is no use for dubs, but we would love to hear your suggestions on how we could use them.

  • How do I earn dubs?

    There are two different ways you can earn dubs in a Room:

    • Playing a song – this will give you the amount of updubs minus the amount of downdubs your song received.
    • Dubbing (updubbing or downdubbing) a song – this will give you or take away one dub, depending on the action.
  • Can I give dubs to other people?

    We do not allow for people to gift dubs to other uses. You can only give a dub to the current DJ if you updub their song.

  • Profile

  • Where can I find my Profile?

    You can access your Profile in two different ways:

    • By clicking your username located at the top-right of the page
    • By inserting https://dubtrack.fm/YourUsername on your browser, where YourUsername is your username.

    You can also visit other user's Profile by going to the user-list. Clicking on a user's name and then clicking it in the box that pops up.

  • Why are these pictures on my Profile?

    Each individual picture is another user who has followed you!

  • How do I follow/unfollow someone?

    To follow another user, go to their Profile and click the Follow button.

    If you want to unfollow a user, simply click the Unfollow button.

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