Topics Map > Instructional Resources > Canvas
Topics Map > Instructional Resources > Kaltura/My Media

Kaltura - Getting a Shareable Link for a My Media Video

This document details the two procedures for getting a shareable link for a My Media video.


Related KBs:
Kaltura - Inserting Videos in Canvas
Kaltura - Mediaspace service overview


Method 1: Get a shareable link from My Media in Canvas
Method 2: Get a shareable link from the UW System Mediaspace


***NOTE: Instructors, students, and staff can create and upload videos to the Kaltura My Media service, which can be accessed both within Canvas or on the UW System Mediaspace website. These videos can be shared with anyone by copying a shareable link from Canvas or the UW System Mediaspace.***


Method 1: Get a shareable link from My Media in Canvas

1. Log in to Canvas from https://www.uwgb.edu/canvas.

2. Select "Account > My Media" in the Canvas Global Navigation Menu to open your My Media library.
Screenshot of the Account Menu in Canvas

3. Select the title of the video you wish to share to open that video's media page.

Screenshot of the My Media library List in Canvas

4. In the top-right corner of the video player, select the share icon.
Screenshot of the Share Icon on the Kaltura Video Player

5. Right-click the web address in the link box and select "copy" to copy the video's share link.

Screenshot of the Share Link in the Kaltura Video Player's Share Menu

6. You can paste the share link anywhere to share it. The link will work for anyone.


Method 2: Get a shareable link from the UW System Mediaspace

1. Navigate to the UW System Mediaspace site at https://mediaspace.wisconsin.edu.

2. Sign in to your account:

        1. On the top-right of the page, select "Guest > Login."

        2. Select "UW-Green Bay" as your organization and select "Go."

        3. Enter your UWGB username and password then select "Login."

3. On the top-right of the page, select "your name > My Media" to open a list of your My Media videos.

Screenshot of the User Navigation Menu in the UW System Mediaspace

4. Select the title of the video you wish to share to open that video's media page.

Screenshot of the My Media Library List in the UW System Mediaspace

5. Change the media page's publishing status to "Unlisted":

        1. Under the video player, select "ACTIONS > Publish."
Screenshot of the Actions Menu for a Video on the UW System Mediaspace

        2. Under Publishing Status, select "Unlisted - Media page will be visible to anyone with a link to the page."

        3. Select the "Save" button.
Screenshot of the Publishing Status Options on a Media Page

6. Under the video player, select "Share" then right-click and "Copy" the link underneath Link to Media Page.
Screenshot of the Link to Media Page Share Option in the Share Menu of a My Media Video

7. You can paste the link anywhere to share it. The link will work for anyone.




Keywords:share, mediaspace, Canvas, media, space, page, movie, movies, get sharing, videos, "outside of Canvas", public, send, copy, publish, unlisted, capture, uploaded   Doc ID:109589
Owner:Scott B.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2021-03-09 11:02 CSTUpdated:2023-01-23 10:57 CST
Sites:UW Green Bay
Feedback:  0   0