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Capture and Insert Media in Moodle

To capture media and then insert it, go to the desired area within Moodle (e.g. create discussion post, news post, or assignment).

Within the text editor, click the Warpwire icon Warpwire icon. This will allow you to choose and insert content directly into the editor. Pasting the Embed or Script HTML code into a rich text editor may not work.

Moodle forum post, text editor

Click "Add Media" in the upper-right of the Warpwire window to upload.

Warpwire Media Library popup

Next, click "Capture from webcam or camera."

Capture from Webcam button selected

Select the desired camera and microphone, then click the round video camera button Camera Icon to begin recording.

Camera Capture setup interface

The button will turn red, with a square in the middle, indicating video recording has begun. Record your video, then click the stop record button Red square icon when you're finished.

Stop Recording button selected

After recording, you'll have the opportunity to give the file a Title before uploading. Once you've named the recording, click "Save Recording."

User input recording Title

You'll be able to watch the upload progress bar as your file uploads. Once uploaded and processed, it will appear in the list of media files in your course Media Library.

Once complete, click the filename to insert it.

Recording within Media Library

Below, the grey box is the inserted media — inserted at scale so that you can build your post around the inserted media.

Recording embedded in post

Below, you can see an inserted video when published.

Recording embedded in published post

See also: Upload and Insert Media.

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