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H5P makes it easy to create, share and reuse HTML5 content and applications. H5P empowers everyone to create rich and interactive web experiences more efficiently.

H5P is integrated with CloudDeakin. This tool is released to all units.

Getting started with H5P

Within CloudDeakin, navigate to your unit site. Select a HTML page to edit. You can access H5P via the Insert Stuff button in the HTML Editor.

Select H5P from the list. This will take you to a page where you can link existing H5P content or create new objects.

Click Add Content. If you have not previously used H5P, this will create an account for you. Once this is done, you can access H5P to create objects.

Using the H5P website to create objects will give you more space and an easier interface to use. Once objects are created here, you can simply link them in you CloudDeakin unit site.

Creating a folder

Under My Content, you can create folders including sub-folders. By default, the folder is private.

If you’re creating objects for different units, it is highly recommend that you create folders to organise your objects.

To create folder:

  1. Click on New Folder button.
  2. Give the folder a name.
  3. Then, click on Create.

Existing H5P content

Within CloudDeakin, navigate to your unit site, ContentEdit/Create a HTML page and select Insert Stuff.

  1. Select H5P from the list, this will take you to a page where you can link existing content or create new objects.
  2. Under Manage Content, click on My Content to see all your objects.
  3. Select Insert for the object you wish to add.
  4. The selected object will appear, click Insert to proceed. Select Back or Cancel if you need to make a change.
  5. Click Save to save the HTML file with object embedded in CloudDeakin.

Adding collaborators

To collaborate with other users:

  1. Scroll to the bottom of the object.
  2. Click on Collaborators tab.
  3. At the search field, start typing and the results will filter according.
  4. Click on the name of user you wish to add as collaborators.
  5. Don’t forge to click on Save.

Note: If a user have not login to H5P previously, you’ll not be able to add the user as collaborators.

Sharing H5P objects

To share the objects that you’ve created to the wider Deakin communities:

  1. Scroll to the bottom of the object.
  2. Click on Share with organization tab.
  3. Click on Pick folder(s) to share in.
  4. You can click on the + sign to expand on the folder.
  5. Tick the box next to the folder where you wish to share.
  6. Click on Save to save your changes.


For more information, please refer to H5P site.

Further help

Please contact your Faculty Learning Innovation team.

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