This page contains continually updated information on how to navigate and use this sites / PWAs features on desktops, laptops and mobile devices.
For the best possible experience including background audio playback, please install Ultrafunk as a Progressive Web App (PWA) using Chrome on Windows, macOS, Linux or ChromeOS. You can also install it as a PWA on iOS and Android, but it will be more limited because of restrictions on background activities when using mobile devices.
Channels (navigation menu)
Any selected channel (category) shows available tracks in a paged format. Ultrafunk will automatically continue to play music across pages until it runs out of tracks when AutoPlay is ON (default), see more details below.
All – Shows all tracks across all channels in newest to oldest publish date order (homepage / default).
Shuffle – Shuffle mode shows and plays tracks in random order without repeating any tracks, to reshuffle, just tap or click on Shuffle again. Shuffle is context aware, see below for each type of Shuffle mode.
Shuffle All – Shows all tracks across all channels in random order. Shuffle All is the default mode when the front page is shown.
Shuffle Channel – Shows all tracks for the current / selected Channel in random order, for example – Shuffle: Disco.
Shuffle Artist – Shows all tracks for the current / selected Artist in random order, for example – Shuffle: James Brown.
Instrumental, Vocal […] Latin, Soul – Shows all tracks for the specific channel (category) in newest to oldest publish date order.
Controls and keyboard shortcuts
You can use the top navigation menu playback buttons and the keyboard shortcuts listed below to control playback, or you can click on any playback controls in the embedded media players from YouTube and SoundCloud. Either way, Ultrafunk will sync playback status and continue playing automatically from any selected track.
Space – Toggle Play / Pause. When playing, Ultrafunk will automatically continue to play music until it runs out of tracks in the selected Channel.
Arrow Left – Go to the previous track or seek to the start of the current track. Double tap the Left Arrow key to go to the previous page if you are on the first track.
Arrow Right – Go to the next track. Double tap the Right Arrow key to go to the next page if you are on the last track.
Backquote (‘|’) – Scroll to (show) the currently playing track. A click or tap on the Artist and Title in the top navigation menu (to the left of the playback controls) will do the same.
F – Toggle current track full screen ON / OFF. A double click or double tap on the Artist and Title in the top navigation menu (to the left of the playback controls) will do the same.
Shift + F12 – Toggle AutoPlay ON / OFF when playback controls are visible in the site header. AutoPlay can also be turned ON or OFF using the site footer link. When AutoPlay is OFF (aka DJ Mode), the Play / Pause button and the track progress bar turns blue, and Ultrafunk will stop playback when the currently playing track ends. The Play / Pause button will also start to blink in 1 second intervals when there is 45 seconds left.
S – Show and focus the site header search input field, escape (Esc key) will close it.
If you want to learn more about this site, please head over to the dedicated About page.
Bugs / issues
If you find any bugs, issues, or you have any other feedback regarding this site / PWA (Progressive Web App), please don’t hesitate to contact us.