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Brightspot CMS is all about enabling you to create enterprise applications at scale and with astonishing speed. Our naturally decoupled and API-first approach ensures ultimate flexibility in how you deliver digital experiences to any end user.

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Choosing the right CMS: See how Brightspot compares

Brightspot was designed to fit into your publishing process, freeing content creators to quickly distribute content to every channel without the need for IT. Your development team gets to focus on innovations; creators get to create.
With thousands of CMS options on the market, choosing the right CMS can be a daunting prospect. Here, we take a side-by-side look at Brightspot and WordPress VIP to help identify if Brightspot is the right CMS choice for your organization.
When looking to optimize the productivity and flexibility of your digital operations, keep in mind the goals you’re trying to achieve and closely assess how your choice of CMS can support it. Here, we take a side-by-side look at how Brightspot CMS compares to Sitecore.
Learn about some of the key differences between Contentstack and Brightspot, and how a move to Brightspot as your CMS solution can drive your business forward with astonishing speed and flexibility.
Learn about some of the key differences between Contentful and Brightspot GO, and how a move to Brightspot as your CMS solution can drive your business forward with astonishing speed and flexibility.
Start building in a free trial environment, see a demo, or talk to an expert—select one of these paths and start however you'd like!

We are trusted by some of the world's best-loved brands

As a media company, we need a range of tools to report and publish stories in a variety of formats. The team at Brightspot has been a great partner for us, and the product has been pivotal to streamlining our editorial operations across our CMS, assignment desk and asset management. They provide an extremely flexible and scalable solution that has evolved with us to meet the needs of our newsroom, audience and customers.
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Ben Gerst, Chief Technology Officer, Los Angeles Times
We originally partnered with Brightspot to implement an enterprise CMS that delivered high-quality user experience, which was a success. Now, years later, Brightspot is still ensuring our digital properties embody vivid images, powerful search and compelling stories, and that our editorial content integrates with our auction engine to provide a seamless experience for our users.
Kiddi Hrobjartsson, Sotheby's Vice President, Platform and Application Strategy
Kiddi Hrobjartsson, Sotheby's Vice President, Platform and Application Strategy
Sticking with a legacy CMS would have constrained our creativity and undermined our confidence. With a modern CMS like Brightspot, we can move and innovate the way we want now, and in the future.
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Caitlin Brown, Senior Manager, Digital Strategy, Walmart
It's a Ferrari of a system. Brightspot has an incredibly fast, sleek front end, and the back end is intuitive, simple and effective. Basically, it helps us publish faster.
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Mike Schmidt, Director of Multimedia, National Geographic
Brightspot is the piece of software sitting between every system we have. It is the digital brain of Univision.
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Nate Landau, vice president of products at Univision

Best-in-class: Brightspot CMS industry awards and recognition

All Brightspot Features

Brightspot CMS is built by publishers and developers, and is designed to grow with your business.
A robust set of tools to manage sites, content, users and permissions, workflows, languages, and analytics.
Keyword-driven and comprehensive, filterable search and taxonomy features make folders a thing of the past.
Intuitive and designed for the work, including rich-text editing and collaboration features that make teamwork work.
Start publishing content rapidly thanks to built-in, extensible content types including text assets, media, pages and much more.
Drive deeper engagement and personalized experiences by leveraging authentication, profiling, segmentation and affinity features.
Built to be a bridge to all your systems and data, start with one of the 70 plug-and-play integrations, or build your own custom integration.
Meet users where they are thanks to syndication and distribution tools like RSS, sitemaps, SEO tools, social publishing and translation support.
Front-end agnostic means businesses can publish how they want—headless or decoupled—all from the same environment.
"Sticking with a legacy CMS would have constrained our creativity and undermined our confidence. With a modern CMS like Brightspot, we can move and innovate the way we want now, and in the future."
- Caitlin Brown, Senior Manager, Digital Strategy
"We were under time pressure to get something live that represented a high-quality user experience, which is often a recipe for trouble. That’s one of the reasons why it was very important to have a flexible technical partner and platform to work with."
- Jonathan Pytell, Sotheby’s Vice President and Director of Digital Product
"It's been four years since the initial implementation, and our editorial staff continues to be very happy with the CMS. U.S. News anticipates using Brightspot for many years to come."
- Yingjie Shu, Senior Vice President of Technology, U.S. News and World Report
"It's a Ferrari of a system. Brightspot has an incredibly fast, sleek front end, and the back end is intuitive, simple and effective. Basically, it helps us publish faster."
- Mike Schmidt, Director of Multimedia, National Geographic
"When the site launched, the response from the C-suite and internal team members was exciting to watch. Everyone could easily see and understand the Newell Brands vision and story."
- Newell Brands leadership
Brightspot empowered the expansion of POLITICO’s coverage beyond Washington, D.C., to additional states and global markets across three sites: POLITICO, POLITICO PRO, and POLITICO Magazine.
"The speed to market and the speed to launch just continues to get better and better with Brightspot, and we in turn, make that a part of our proposition. Where our competition might take months to launch a web presence, our partnership and the evolution of Brightspot allows us bring a new client onboard and launch a new experience in a matter of hours."
- Kyle Ragsdale, Chief Marketing Officer, Indigo Golf Partners
"Brightspot improved the quality of life for our editorial team, who can now manage sites, collaborate, and publish experiences faster and more seamlessly than ever to meet the demands of our audience. It also empowered our development team, giving them total control over the look and feel of our platform."
- Juan Antonio Beckman, Director of Technology, Televisa Digital
Experience the Power of Brightspot in a Live Demo and see how we help our customers launch their digital experiences by creating enterprise applications at scale with astonishing speed, without compromise.