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How to Post a Kaltura Video on Forums

In some instances, you may be required to post a Kaltura video in a discussion forum. 

1. Once you are in a forum, you will want to select the Kaltura logo (multi-colored asterisk):

2. Clicking this will prompt you to select a video from your MyMedia repository:

3. The next part is a little strange as the embed button is oddly placed. After selecting your video and size, select the Embed button on the next confirmation page:

4. After you select embed, you will see a link appear in the dialogue/textbox of the forum:

5. When you save this and post it, your video will become visible like normal:


In many cases, you will be able to start a discussion forum by selecting Add a new discussion topic:

If this is the method available to you, you will be greeted with the normal textbox depicted above. In other cases, your instructor may use a discussion forum that uses a different format that only allows you to respond. If this is the case, there are a couple of extra steps to get the embed Kaltura function and toolbar to become available:

1. Navigate to the discussion forum
2. Select Reply:

3. If you are then greeted with a textbox without the toolbar, you will need to select Advanced to populate the embed Kaltura button and other toolbar options:





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