FAQ

How to Add Media in Other Tools with the HTML Editor

06/23/2020Jennifer Harris
The HTML editor is present in many tools throughout the LMS, such as Content and Discussions.  Use the Insert Stuff button to add media to any tool that you can use. You can select to use existing media or create new media.  For detailed...

I am already using Kaltura for a while, how can I move to the new BSE?

10/19/2020Tal Binder
Install the new tool. Follow the instructions in the Kaltura Video Extension for Brightspace by D2L Deployment Guide that pertain to the BSE feature. You will need to deploy the Kaltura BSE plugin (Steps 1 and 2) in the “ Deploying the Kaltu...

Can I use Insert Stuff and the new Kaltura BSE workflow simultaneously?

10/19/2020Tal Binder
Yes, you can. Install the new BSE workflow and there will be two buttons.

Can I keep the previous embeds, and only use the new Kaltura BSE workflow for upload?

10/19/2020Tal Binder
Yes, you can. Install the new Kaltura BSE workflow, and then turn off the button in the Insert Stuff.  To keep previous embeds, and only use the new Kaltura BSE workflow Login as admin, navigate to the ‘Admin Tools’ gear, and c...

Can I stop using previous embeds, and only use the new BSE workflow for uploading and viewing?

10/19/2020Tal Binder
Yes, you can. To stop previous embeds, and only use the new BSE workflow  Login as admin, navigate to the ‘Admin Tools’ gear, and click on the ‘Organization Tools’ link. Locate the Kaltura button, and change it to ...

Will we need to migrate content to use the new BSE?

10/19/2020Tal Binder
Eventually, if you decide to stop using the previous embed tool and keep the embeds you used, yes. D2L is working on a migration plan. Please contact your D2L representative for additional information.

Is the current embed workflow going to stop working?

10/19/2020Tal Binder
The current embed workflow was created by D2L and is also maintained jointly with Kaltura. D2L may decide to stop supporting this feature. If you want to learn more, please contact your D2L representative.

The deployment guide says to use Navbar insted of Widgets, what changed?

10/19/2020Tal Binder
Since in the original deployment a few years back, only Widgets were available. Now that you have the ability to place the My Media and Media Gallery as a Navbar links, we recommend that.  Also - with the new UI released for KAF on July 2017, ...

Can I use Kaltura Video Quiz (VQ) and have it sent to the gradebook?

10/19/2020Tal Binder
Yes. You can read more about it in the  Video Quiz Brightspace by D2L Grade Book User Guide. ...

When I embed Kaltura media in the Content tool there is a border around my videos. How do I get rid of it?

10/19/2020Tal Binder
You may have noticed that in certain areas inside Brightspace a border is placed around your embedded Kaltura media. This is a function of how Brightspace is styling content in certain tools within their LMS. To get around this you can edit the HT...