Kaltura - Creating Manual Playlists

Kaltura is the video portal for instructors, students, and staff across the University of Wisconsin System. Sometimes users want to display multiple videos in a single playlist.This guide explains how to do that in Canvas.

Example of a Playlist


Preconditions:

Before a user can set up a Kaltura playlist, the following must be true:
The UWSA DLE Kaltura implementation currently supports manually-created playlists, where the creator has selected each video. It does not currently support rules-based playlists, which automatically select videos based on a set of criteria (all of the videos tagged "kitten," for example).

Creating a Manual Playlist

1) Go to course in Canvas

2) Click Media Gallery in course navigation

Canvas course navigation bar with Media Gallery highlighted.

3) On top right of the Media Gallery screen, click the hamburger menu, then Edit

Hamburger menu at the top right of the Media Gallery screen. Click Edit.

4) Click the Playlists tab

5) On the far right of the Playlists page, click Create New, then Manual Playlist

Create New menu, then Manual Playlist

6) Under Set Details, write a title, description, and tags for the playlist

Set Details screen with fields for Title, Description, and Tags.

7) Click Add Media

8)Click Add to move videos from Media Gallery list on left to your playlist on right.

Click "Add" to add videos to your playlist

9) Click Save

10) Back on the playlists page, click Embed 

11) On the Embed Playlist popup, select a Horizontal or Vertical playlist and then copy (ctrl + c) the embed code

12) Insert the embed code into the HTML editor of the page you want. See the Embedding Videos Into Your Course guide for instructions on doing this in Canvas.