Create a Playlist of Kaltura Media in Canvas


Canvas instructors can create playlists that reside in a Media Gallery. This tutorial walks you through how to create one.

These instructions are specific to Canvas instructors. 

Critical Concepts

Things to Keep in Mind

Steps to Take

  1. A screenshot of the "channel actions" menu in the Media Gallery.If you're not already logged into Canvas:
    1. Go to
    2. Enter your active directory credentials.
  2. Within Canvas, enter the course in which you want to create a playlist by either clicking on the course in your dashboard or clicking Courses and selecting the course.
  3. Within the course navigation on the left side of the page, click Media Gallery.
  4. Within the Media Gallery, click the Channel Actions icon (it looks like three horizontal lines) and select + Create Channel Playlist
  5. Edit the playlist title, description, and tags, as desired.

  6. Go to the "Add Items To Your Playlist" section and click the + (plus) icon next to each entry you want to add to the playlist. The items you add will show up on the right side ("Playlist"). 

Tips for Creating Playlists

  1. When you're done adding items to your playlist, click Go to Media Gallery at the top of the page. 
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