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Insert an eStream video

This guide explains how users with edit permissions to Moodle can embed eStream video content into a Moodle space.


Planet eStream is available to all University of Warwick staff and students for hosting and streaming video and audio content. However, only users with editing rights can can add eStream videos to a Moodle space when editing activities or resources. eStream content can be uploaded into any field that has the editing toolbar.

How to insert an eStream video into Moodle

  1. Place the cursor in the editing field where you want to insert the eStream content.
  2. Click the eStream icon:eStream button in text editor
  3. Select the video by one of the following methods:
    • Click the search icon or type a keyword in the text box to find a video already uploaded to eStream.
    • Click Upload to embed a video from your device, simultaneously uploading it to eStream.
  4. Click Add to Moodle, or if you don't want to display the video's title and description, click Add to Moodle (Hide Details).
  5. Click Save and return to course.
eStream permissions and Moodle
If you add a video marked as private on eStream to your Moodle space, Moodle overrides the permissions and will make the video available only to participants with appropriate permissions on that Moodle space.
The information on this page relates to Moodle v3.10 and was last updated September 2021.

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