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Kaltura - Adding Hotspots to a My Media Video in Canvas

This document details how to add hotspots to a video in your Kaltura My Media library.

***NOTE: Hotspots are boxes that appear over part of your video during playback at a designated time. Hotspots can contain text and be set up as clickable links which can direct the viewer to a different part of the video or another website.***

***NOTE: Kaltura hotspots do not appear when using a Kaltura My Media video as a video source in a PlayPosit bulb.***

Perform the following steps to add hotspots to a Kaltura My Media video:

1. Open "My Media" in Canvas by selecting "Account > My Media" in the Canvas Global Navigation Menu.

screenshot of the Canvas global navigation menu and My Media option

2. Locate the video to which you want to add hotspots and select its pencil-shaped "Edit" button.

screenshot of My Media entry edit button

3. Select the "Launch Editor" button on the video's edit page.

screenshot of the launch editor button

4. Select the Hotspots icon in the tool selection menu found on the left edge of the editor window.

screenshot of the Kaltura Video editor toolbar with the hotspots icon

5. Use the editor tools to add and customize video hotspots by following the instructions in the following Kaltura Knowledge Center guide: Kaltura Video Editing Tools - Hotspots Tab

Keywordsedit, editing, create, video, editor, save, capture, edit, bubble, link, box, tooltip, hotspot, hot, spot, mymedia, popup, pop up   Doc ID127569
OwnerScott B.GroupUW Green Bay
Created2023-05-02 10:24:01Updated2023-05-16 08:26:16
SitesUW Green Bay
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