MediaSpace users can add YouTube video content and metadata into MediaSpace. Hosted content on YouTube is played back on the Kaltura V2 player from version 2.13 and above. To update the player to the latest player version, re-save the player settings in the KMC Studio > Universal Studio tab.

Because the video itself still ‘resides’ on YouTube, a YouTube entry is treated differently in some ways from a native Kaltura entry.  

  • What is supported?
    • Basic and custom metadata
    • Sunrise/sunset (scheduled publishing)
    • Commenting
    • Collaboration (changing owner, adding co-editor and co-publisher)
    • Attachments
    • Uploading a caption file to Kaltura entry
    • Replace Video (with new YouTube URL)
    • Playback analytics
  • What is not supported?
    • Kaltura REACH auto-captioning
    • Change Thumbnail
    • Enable download
    • Viewer’s ability to enable/disable YouTube captions (these are the captions associated with the YouTube video)
    • Timeline (Chapters and slides)
    • Trim/Clip
    • Playback rate selector




Enable the Youtube module


The player uiconf to use for the YouTube entry preview when adding a new entry. Leave blank to use the default MediaSpace player.


The message to display when replacing a YouTube entry.

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