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What is H5P?

H5P is an open-source tool that allows you to create an interactive content easily. You can create a video with an interactive quiz, memory game, and etc. See content types to check what type of interactive content you can create with H5P.

You can either create a content with H5P:

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Note about analytics

  • If you install H5P on WordPress or Drupal, you can see the result for basic analytics, which are start and stop times, scores and max scores per user. If you want further detailed analytics, you will have to install an additional plugin . If you are installing H5P on server outside of Canada, you will need to make sure that you are not violating FIPPA.


  • UBC Physics - UBC grad students used H5P to create interactive video targeting common misconception in intro physics.

Interactive Video

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H5P has an ability to create an interactive video just like Camtasia. Below is a quick comparison between H5P and Kaltura Quiz:

Features H5P Kaltura Quiz
  • Multiple choice
  • Single choice
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Mark the words
  • Crossroads
  • Questionnaire
  • Multiple choice
  • True/False
  • Reflection points
  • Open Questions
Analytics If you are creating analytics on a standalone WordPress or Drupal site, you will be able to access to basic analytics (start and stop times, scores and max scores per use). You can add an additional plugin if you want to access to more advanced analytics. yes take a look at Analytics
Viewers can download/embed the video yes yes
Embed the video to UBC Blogs yes yes, via Kaltura
Embed the video to Canvas yes yes

Learning Technology integration with H5P at UBC

  • Spaces, which is a WordPress based learning technology platform has an integration with H5P. See Course Spaces to learn about more details.