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Video Delivery Settings
Updated Video Delivery Settings For Kaltura version 2.48 Players and later : The default delivery settings have changed from progressive download to HLS.JS  for Kaltura V2.48 players an onward. What are the Kaltura Default Delivery Protoc...
508 Support within the Kaltura Player Toolkit
508 Compliancy All Kaltura players that use the Kaltura Player Toolkit are now 508 compliant by default and are based on on W3C Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA). The screen reader includes friendly markup and testing controls. The p...
The Kaltura Player- Editing/Deleting Chapters and Slides
Editing Chapters and Slides Contact your Kaltura Account Manager to activate the relevant Kaltura modules on your account. You can easily navigate through video content using slides and chapters in Kaltura Players using the Navigation Menu. You ...
Kaltura Player SDK for iOS
For the latest iOS Player SDK information visit the new Player SDK site .   ...
How to Disable the Full Screen Functionality in the Kaltura Player
To disable the full-screen functionality in the KMC Universal Studio In the KMC, select Studio and then select Universal Studio. Select a player. Select the plugins icon. Check UI variables and add: “fullScreenBtn.plugin” with a...
Kaltura Player SDK for Android
For the latest Android Player SDK information visit the new  Player SDK site .
Production Player URLs
Kaltura Production Player URLs In the course of development or testing you make use of kgit.html5video.org or player.kaltura.com style URLs for the player library. These should not be used on production sites. To tell if your using these...
How to Embed a v2 Player with the Playlist Plugin?
Retrieving the Relevant Embed Code In the Kaltura Management Console, go to the Content tab, then select the entry you want to embed.  Click the Preview & Embed link.  Click Show Advanced Options, then change the embed ty...
How to add an audio description track to the Kaltura V2 Player?
This option is enabled in the Kaltura V2 Player for up to version 2.47. Subsequent versions leverage the multi-audio track feature instead. Please see Using Multi Audio Track Playback for more information. The content owner is responsible for prov...
How to cause the player to exit full screen mode automatically after playback?
You will need to use JavaScript to exit full screen mode when playback has ended, for V2 players. 1. Edit the page where the player is located, and add the following JavaScript code: <script> function jsCallbackReady(objectId) {...
Kaltura Universal Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Kaltura uDRM incurs additional license fees and requires special configuration for setup and for DRM license-keys. Please contact your Kaltura Customer Success Manager for more information.   Introduction to Kaltura's Universal DRM ...
Adding Call-To-Action Buttons to a Video Player
A call to action button appears at the end of playback and is used to increase engagement by recommending actions that can be taken after viewing the video.  The following are custom skin Call-To-Action buttons without related videos. The ...
What is the Auto -preview check box used for?
When you edit a player in the Studio tab, the player is automatically rendered every time you change a control. Uncheck the Auto-preview check box to discontinue this behavior.
CVAA Support within the Kaltura Player Toolkit
The Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 (CVAA) focuses on ensuring that communications and media services, content, equipment, emerging technologies, and new modes of transmission are accessible to use...
Using the Kaltura V2 Player Mobile Skin
Kaltura V2  Player Mobile Display The new Kaltura Player v2 Mobile Display is designed to display only the native device’s configuration settings and to minimize the plugin configuration icons on your display.The new Kaltura Player V2 mo...
Kaltura Player Capabilities Matrix
This matrix defines the capabilities of the Kaltura Player with regard to DRM playback on various supported devices. Unless otherwise stated, support is in the form of end to end support - meaning from MediaPrep, to uDRM and Player. Specific...
Using Multi Audio Track Playback
This article describes Kaltura's capabilities for multiple audio track playback. A udio flavors should be created for the partner  prior   to ingesting multiple audio tracks. An audio flavor needs to be configured per audio track...
How to customize HTML5 Player Strings
http://kgit.html5video.org/tags/v2.37.rc1/modules/KalturaSupport/tests/StringsLocale.html You can customize player strings for the default language (English).
Google Analytics for the Kaltura Player
Overview Google Analytics (GA) is a web analytics service that uses a combination of cookies and APIs to enter events into a tracking site. Kaltura player includes a plugin to easily translate player events into GA beacons. The collection of beac...
How to add an Expand button to enlarge a custom player
This article explains how to add an Expand button to enlarge a custom player in a web page. Why enlarge a player? Usually a player is displayed on a web page with many other elements.   Full screen mode allows the user to view only the pl...
How to Add an Audio Description Track to Play on the Kaltura 508 Player
The information for this FAQ has been moved to the page  How to add an audio description track to the Kaltura V2 Player?
Kaltura Player Support for Chromecast
    Overview Player Compatibility The Kaltura Player supports Chromecast on the following versions: Mobile SDK V3 iOS: iOS 9, 10 Android: Android 4.2.2+ Web player version 2.46+ Cast API The Kaltura Player supports ...
Kaltura Players and Internet Explorer 10
Microsoft announced that Internet Explorer 10 will be available to those running Windows 7 machines sometime in November 2012 and that IE10 will be pre-loaded on machines running Windows 8, which debuts on Oct. 26 th . See  Developer guidance f...
How to customize the link for the Kaltura Share plugin
The Share plugin uses the AddThis platform. To add a specific addThis partner id add the following uivar Key: kalturaShare.pubid Value: <yourpartnerId> To change your Twitter via (like to point who twit this) add the following uivar K...
How to Update the Kaltura Player to the Latest Version
Updating Kaltura Players in the Universal Studio The Universal Studio tab displays the complete list of the players defined in your account. To edit any player in the Universal Studio, the player should be updated to the latest Universal Studio P...
How to switch off HTML5 controls for iPad
The iPad has two modes of usage for HTML5, HTML controls or native player. There are tradeoffs to both options: Advantages of HTML controls: On screen overlays ( like ad overlays ) Control over the playhead scrubber ( no ad skip) Custom branded...
How to create a Chromeless Player
To learn how to create players, refer to the section  Creating and Customizing Playlists  and Players in the Universal Studio Information Guide To learn about UIVars and how to set player variables, refer to How to use the Ka...
How to customize the Kaltura logo on the player using UIVars?
The following guide explores how KMC administrators can remove or change the Kaltura logo from the player control bar using UIVars. To learn about the custom logo plugin, please refer to The Universal Studio Information Guide . Setting UIVars Rem...
How do I dynamically embed an HTML5 video player
If you want to embed the player dynamically, the library supports rewriting swfObject or flashembed. In addition, the library supports a native mechanism to embed the iframe: kalturaIframeEmbed( 'kaltura-video', { 'wid' : '_243342',...
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 t...
How to change the label of the Share button
  To change the label of the Share button in a player   In the KMC, select the  Studio  tab. Highlight a player and select  Edit  from the Actions menu, or select a new player. In the Edit Player or Create New Playe...
Mobile Autoplay Support on the Kaltura Player
The Kaltura Player enables the implementation of autoplay on mobile web devices. Supported Operating Systems/Browsers Autoplay on mobile web is supported on Safari on iOS10+ and Chrome on Android 5+. Using Playback on Mobile Devices Pla...
Kaltura 360° and VR Video Player Support
The ' video360' plugin and VR are included in the Kaltura v2 Player, which  supports 360° video and VR on  both desktop and mobile browsers for any kind of motion - mouse, touch, device motion and keyboard keys.  Imme...
Using the Caption Options Menu in the Kaltura V2 Player
To set caption option customizations: Use the Caption Options menu in the Player to set your caption preferences.  Customization options include: Size Color Font Background color Select  from pre-existing style templates  ...
Setting up Twitter Sharing for MediaSpace for Admins
The Kaltura Player settings in the Universal Studio must be configured to have a working Kaltura MediaSpace entry link to share with Twitter. The following tasks are required: Configure the Kaltura Player’s social share settings in the Kalt...
How to change the player's info screen label?
Using the player's Strings plugin, administrators may custom and localize the player's default labels and tooltips. To learn more, please see Player localized strings override . The info screen label is an exception as the tooltip is hard-c...