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How to add eStream videos to Mahara

eStream is the recommended platform for streaming videos to Mahara and Moodle at Warwick.

Whilst it is possible to stream youtube videos, eStream provides a more secure platform that is integrated with your Warwick account.

Open your MyPortfolio page in edit view.

Step 1. Select “External” from the Edit menu

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Step 2. From the extended External menu, select “External media”

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Step 3. From the pop-up window, select where you would like to position the media file on your page.

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Step 4. Select the eStream icon for your external media source

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Tip: to locate the correct icon hover over each image and the name of the resource will appear

Step 5. Once you have selected eStream as your media source, you will then need to login

Login to eStream using your Warwick IT username and password

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Step 6. Once you have logged in, search for the video you wish to use and select “Share by Web Link” or “Share by embedding”

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Step 7. You may want to consider adjusting the Hight and Width of the video frame

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Step 8. If you wish to add authentication select the option as shown below

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Step 9. Once you have completed the necessary video configuration, select the embedded code, right click and copy it.

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Step 10. Open the Mahara window, and paste the embed code into the box as shown below and select Save

You may update the media title

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Step 11. Once you’ve saved the embedded code, the video would then appear on your Mahara page - where specified in step 3.

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