Important notice: Kaltura service will be retired in 2021. We now recommend using Echo360 instead. For more information please see LEO Guides: Transitioning from Kaltura to Echo360.

There are three steps required to adding a Kaltura video into an ePortfolio page. These steps are:

  1. Locate the 'embed' code for your Kaltura video
  2. Add a Page to your ePortfolio
  3. Paste the 'embed' code from your Kaltura video into the HTML field on your ePortfolio page

Step 1. Find the Embed code for your Kaltura video

  1. Log in to LEO. From the Navigation menu click on 'Dashboard', then click on 'My Media':
    a screenshot of the Navigation block, with an arrow pointing towards the 'My Media' option
  2. Select the Kaltura video from your library by clicking on it. The video will open in a new window.
  3. Click on the 'Share' icon in the top right hand side of the video: The 'share' icon on a Kaltura video. The share icon is located on the top right hand side of a Kaltura videoYou can select the start time of your embedded video in the field, which will change the embed code. If appropriate, make sure you change the start time before you copy the embed code.
  4. Copy the embed code: The embed code generated by Kaltura. There is a red highlight around the embed  code.You will need this to post into your Mahara ePortfolio page.

Step 2. Add a Page to your ePortfolioList of options available to you in Mahara eportfolio

  1. Follow the steps in this LEO Guide on how to add a Page to your ePortfolio.
  2. Add a 'text' block to your ePortfolio page by dragging the 'Text' option into position.

Step 3. Paste the embed code into the HTML field on your ePortfolio page

  1. In the new window that opens you will need to give your new block a meaningful name, and then click on the 'Toolbar toggle' button to expand your options.
    The editing options for a Mahara block
  2. Click on the 'Source Code' button, which is on the bottom row of buttons on the far right hand side.The options available to you when you click on the 'toolbar toggle' button
  3. A pop-up window will open. Paste your embed code into the window the opens and click on 'Save' when you are done.

Your Kaltura video will now be embedded within your Mahara page. You can selectively choose who you want to share your ePortfolio content with at the Page level.

Page last updated on 07/01/2021

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