Types of Search Pages
You can use the Kaltura Media Search in many of the KMS and KAF pages using the magnifying glass.
There are 4 types of search pages available:
Global Search (KMS Only)
The Global Search page may be reached from the top right KMS Header menu magnifying glass. This unified search page contains not only media results, but also results for galleries and channels.
The Global Search display page is configured by your system administrator. You may need to click the magnifying glass to open the search bar, or the search bar may be set to “Always Open” by your administrator.
You can also reach the Global Search page directly with the following URL:
For example: https://videos.kaltura.com/esearch/search?keyword=tips
The Global Search page contains results from:
All media results (video, audio, image, etc.) containing the keywords will be displayed on the Media Results section.
More information may found in the How to Read the Search Resultsand Search Filters sections.
Channel Results and Gallery Results
On the right side of the page, a side bar appears with MediaSpace Channels and Galleries results.
The top 3 results are displayed in the results side bar per channels/galleries, with an indication of the number of channels/galleries found. If there are more than 3 results, you may click on the “Go to Channel/Gallery Results” and be directed to the Channels Search or Galleries Search pages
You can collapse the side bar using the collapse button and expand it back using the expand button.
The search magnifying glass icon is available in the following pages in KMS and KAF:
- Global Search
- Channel/Gallery pages (KMS) & Media Gallery page (KAF)
You will find the search icon
- When searching for content within each channel & gallery
- When adding content to the channel & gallery
- When browsing the moderated content (pending tab).
- Browse Search & Embed page (KAF’s BSE)
- Media page - search in video’s captions if enabled
- My History page
For each page: When searching, the media view will be replaced with the search results when a keyword is entered and the display page capabilities remain the same. For example, the Approve and Reject buttons in the Pending tab are displayed for the returned results.
To search for a channel, navigate to the “All channels” or “My Channels” pages. You can also reach the Channels’ Search page from the Global Search. See the Global Search section
Access to the dedicated page for searching through galleries can only be reached via the Global Search. See the Global Search section, or you may access the Galleries Search page with the following direct link:
For example: https://videos.kaltura.com/esearch/esearch/search-galleries?keyword=tip
The Gallery search results will be displayed with the Parent Gallery, Name, Description, and Tags.