Setting a Dedicated Player for a Specific Media Type for MediaSpace and KAF Applications

This article is intended for MediaSpace and KAF applications' administrators and describes how to set dedicated players for different types of media in Kaltura MediaSpace and KAF applications.

If none of the players are set or configured for the media types listed here, the default KMS/KAF player configured in the Player module is used. 


To configure the player settings login to your Kaltura Mediaspace or KAF Management Console at: https://{your_KMS/KAF_url}/admin.  

Image 

To set a dedicated player for Images Go to the “Imageentry” module and make sure it’s on, available, and the player ID is set in the “customPlayerId” field.

Audio

To set a dedicated player for Audio go to the “AudioEntry” module and make sure it’s on, available, and the player ID is set in the “customPlayerId” field.

Video Quiz

To set a dedicated player for Video Quiz go to the “ Quiz” module and make sure it’s on, available, and the player ID is set in the
“quizPlayerId" - will reflect on quizzes in any KMS/KAF page.
"BSEPlayerId" - will reflect on the BSE player only (relevant to KAF only).

Webcast

To set a dedicated player for Webcasts go to the “Kwebcast” module and make sure it’s on, available, and the player ID is set in the
“PlayerUiconfId " - will reflect on quizzes in any KMS/KAF page.
"BSEPlayerUIConfID" - will reflect on the BSE player only (relevant to KAF only).

Playlist

To set a dedicated player for playlists go to the “browseandembed” module. Under embedSettings, enter the player information. Choose Playlists as the entryType. If a dedicated player is not set, the player located in the playlistPage module is used as the default with vertical playlists.

Browse Search and Embed

To set players in the Browse Search and Embed tool (BSE) in KAF applications:

You can have types of media that use the default player as well as other types of media that use a different player for embedding media.

To setup different players and other capabilities for the BSE tool, see the Best Practices for Upgrading BSE Versions and the Browse Search and Embed Administrator's Guide.


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