Commenting on Media in Kaltura MediaSpace and KAF Applications

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Commenting on Media

You can comment on media, view comments by other users, reply to existing comments, and delete comments and replies.

To comment on a media item

  1. Click a media thumbnail or title.
  2. In the Comments tab under the media player, enter a comment in the Add a Comment field and click Add a Comment .
  3. Once clicked, you will be able to add your comment. If enabled by your administrator, you will also have the option to make the comment time based. The time that will be associated with your comment is the time the media was at when you clicked into Add a Comment.
  4. Your comment will display below the Comments section. If you created a time-based comment, you and other users will see that time as a link that, once clicked, will take them to that specific time in the media.

 

To display comments

  1. Click on a media thumbnail or title.
  2. If comments were entered, they are displayed in the Comments area under the media metadata.
  3. When a limited number of comments are displayed, click Load more comments to display additional comments.

To reply to a comment

  1. Click on a media thumbnail or title.
  2. In the Comments area under the media player, click Reply under the comment you would like to reply to.
  3. In the Add a Comment field, enter a reply and click Add .

Your reply is displayed under the comment.

To delete a comment or reply

NOTE: You can delete a comment or reply only in the following cases:
1. You added the comment or reply.
2. You are the media owner.

  1. Click a media thumbnail or title.
  2. In the Comments area under the media player, click Delete under the comment you would like to delete.
  3. Click Yes to confirm the deletion.
    Deleting a comment also deletes replies to the comment.

Disabling and Closing Comments

For each of your media items, you can:

  • Disable the comment feature.
  • Prevent additional comments.

To disable comments on a media item

  1. On your My Media Page click Edit for the video you want to edit.
  2. Select the Options tab and select the Disable Comments for this media checkbox.
    The Comments tab is not displayed on the media page.
    Comments that were entered before you disabled the comment feature are re-displayed if you re-enable comments.

To prevent additional comments on a media item

  1. On your My Media Page click Edit next to the video you want to edit.
  2. Select the Options tab and select the Close Discussion checkbox.
    On the Comments tab of the media page, Comments Closed is displayed and the Add a Comment field is not displayed.
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