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Editing and Publishing Tutorials

How to manage and publish content in Brightspot

Calendar Events

Create a Calendar Event

August 23, 2019 01:41 PM
Add an event that will appear on your site's calendar or the university calendar.

Upload Multiple Events from a Spreadsheet

August 26, 2019 01:29 PM
Use a CSV file to add several events at a time. Use bulk edit and workstream tools to further edit the events.

Set Up a Site for Events

September 03, 2019 10:45 AM
Add event category types and event categories, and configure your site settings to correctly handle events.

Configure Your Time Zone

September 10, 2019 09:13 AM
Fix the issue where event times show up differently than entered.

Share Events with the University Calendar

September 18, 2019 09:25 AM
Create events on your own site and share them with the BYU calendar site
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Images

Add an Image (Quick Start)

August 05, 2019 07:27 AM
Get general image guidelines, add an image (with relevant metadata) to the shared image library, and edit an image's focus or cropping.

Place an Image on a Page (Quick Start)

August 05, 2019 07:45 AM
Add an image to the lead area of a page, add an image to a rich text area, and edit the display of the image within the rich text area.

Add an Image While Editing (Quick Start)

August 05, 2019 08:02 AM
If you're in the middle of editing a page you don't want to go back to the dashboard to add an image before you can use it in your page. Brightspot has you covered.

How to Show/Hide "Photo by"

July 10, 2020 02:00 PM
Add or remove the credit text in photos.
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Pages & Sections

Create a Page (quick start)

August 02, 2019 03:44 PM
Learn the basics of creating a new page in Brightspot. Add title, description, and content. Set a URL or redirect. Understand the lead and content areas.

Edit Header Navigation

May 20, 2020 05:29 PM
Change the site header to create user-friendly links to other parts of your site that are most often visited/used.

Restrict Pages and Sections

October 08, 2019 08:54 AM
Require CAS login for access to parts of your website.

Fix Footer Display Issues

October 07, 2019 11:12 AM
Fix spacing and add a title to the first column

Customize Section Header & Footer

September 13, 2019 05:40 PM
Change the settings for section and all pages within it

Group Pages into Site Sections

September 13, 2019 05:39 PM
Organize your site by putting pages and other content into sections

Create an Anchor Link

August 14, 2019 05:16 PM
Create a link to something on the current page.
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Promos & Lists

Work with Promos (Quick Start)

August 05, 2019 08:28 AM
Promos are some of the building blocks of Brightspot. Whenever you want to refer to another page using its title, description or image, Brightspot helps you by automatically pulling that information into a promo.

Work with Lists (Quick Start)

August 05, 2019 11:22 AM
Use Brightspot Lists to display a list of promos. These can be dynamically generated to show things like the most recent articles, or finely controlled to specify exactly which items appear in which order.

Vertical Image List Style

July 06, 2020 09:51 AM
Create an image list that shows photos vertically instead of horizontally.

Edit Titles for Search and Sharing

October 02, 2019 12:08 PM
Update the page title, meta tags, promo information, and sharing information. Customize the title, description, and image that are used for SEO, internal links, and social media.
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More Topics

Assign User Permissions

October 08, 2021 04:36 PM
(Since the Fall 2021 Update, all site admins have access to user pages). Add and remove user's (editors) access and control permissions.

Vertical Image List Style

July 06, 2020 09:51 AM
Create an image list that shows photos vertically instead of horizontally.

Hierarchical Tags

March 20, 2020 05:56 PM
Use tags in a hierarchy to keep them better organized and easily access specific articles, employees, and anything else you need.

Create Revisions

November 13, 2019 02:47 PM
Save changes without publishing, and schedule future publishing

Use Templates to Create New Content

October 07, 2019 11:10 AM
Speed up content creation by configuring commonly-used settings into a content template. Add templates to the Quick Start menu for easy access.

Edit Titles for Search and Sharing

October 02, 2019 12:08 PM
Update the page title, meta tags, promo information, and sharing information. Customize the title, description, and image that are used for SEO, internal links, and social media.

Add a Shared Content Module

September 09, 2019 11:09 AM
Add the same content in multiple locations but edit in just one place.

Add Custom Scripts and Styles

August 19, 2019 12:03 PM
Add CSS and Javascript to some or all pages of your site.
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If you're just starting out with Brightspot, you can get all of the Quick Start Tutorials here.