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Create a Project

A text-to-speech project is the central piece of BotTalk Audio CMS.
Create a new project
  1. 1.
    In your dashboard go to Create Project.
  2. 2.
    Choose a name for your project.

Language and voice selection

BotTalk can create speech from texts in more than 27 languages.
Select language and voice for the Text-to-Speech in your project. BotTalk supports four major TTS providers: Amazon Polly, Google Wavenet, IBM Watson and Microsoft Azure.
You can click the Listen button for a quick voice preview.

Choose a Content Source

Now that you know which voice will read your texts, you have to deliver these texts to BotTalk to convert them into speech.
There are four options:
RSS Feed
API
Parser
Manual
If your website has the full-length RSS Feed, you can copy and paste the URL to the feed in the input field.
BotTalk support the following newYou can push your text content into BotTalk Audio CMS programmatically via our API.
Once you create your text-to-speech project with API as a content source, your project receives a unique API key.sfeed formats:
  1. 1.
    ​RSS Feed​
  2. 2.
    ​NewsML-G2​
  3. 3.
    ​escenic​
Make sure that your feed is formatted correctly before submitting it to BotTalk.
​Contact us if the feed format you are using is not included.
You can programmatically push your text content into BotTalk Audio CMS via our API. Once you create your text-to-speech project with API as a content source, your project receives a unique API key. With that key, you have complete control over your articles in BotTalk Audio CMS.
Following our technical API documentation, you can Create, Retrieve, Update, and Delete (CRUD) articles to/from BotTalk.
The parser will parse your articles automatically. BotTalk Parser requires you to integrate BotTalk Web Player on your website.
We discuss BotTalk Web Player and other audio distribution channels in a separate guide.
If your website has a Paywall and you choose BotTalk Parser as the content source, you will need to whitelist BotTalk IP for our parser to get through the paywall. Just contact us for further instructions.
Choose manual if you want to convert text into speech manually by copy-pasting text into your project.
Hit Create new project.
Now you can start configuring your new project.