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Upload and Insert Media in Moodle

To insert a file from your course Media Library, 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 course Media Library popup

Next, click "Upload files from your computer."

'Upload files' button selected

You'll now be able to use the file browser on your personal computer to navigate to the file you'd like to upload. Find the file, select it, then click "Choose."

File browser with video selected

You'll now have a chance to edit the file's Title, and add a Description. When you're finished, click "Start Uploading."

User input fields for asset title and description

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

Video upload in progress

Once complete, click the filename to insert it.

Video uploaded to Media Library

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

Video embedded in text editor post

Below, see an inserted video when published.

Video embedded in published post

See also: Capture and Insert Media.

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