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Tell your story faster with out-of-the-box content types for every digital and multimedia use case

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Start publishing on day one

With Brightspot, your content team can start creating the moment they log in. Eliminate weeks (or months) spent on planning, building and deploying your content models thanks to dozens of pre-built content types that are included.
Articles and listicles
Start with the cornerstone of all publishing requirements, articles and listicles, which support text content, as well as a variety of embeds like images, quotes, videos and social media.
Put the spotlight on your writers with the dedicated Author content like biographies, contact information and recently published pieces.
Blogs and blog posts
Go deeper and get personal with audiences on specific topics with blogs and blog posts which include commenting capabilities.
Contact and custom forms
Leverage the contact us form to help your audience reach you, or use the custom form builder to collect an array of feedback from your customers.
Documents, spreadsheets and presentations
Store popular files like documents, spreadsheets and presentations.
Header and footer
Take control over your site's structure by leveraging header and footer components. These provide robust support for managing navigation including internal and external link support, and grouped subnavigation items.
Deliver impactful first impressions with the right homepage experience. You can even spotlight content, set SEO metadata and deliver a curated experience to your audience.
Image galleries
Tell the story, but with images—galleries are an immersive way to highlight compelling imagery to users. Quickly upload images, reorder, edit captions, credits and other metadata and more.
Enjoy a robust image management toolkit, including default focus settings, crops, editing, as well as image metadata and auto tagging capabilities.
Live blogs
Cover events as they unfold in real time with a dedicated timestamped experience, which allows multiple authors to create, pin and highlight a series of microposts.
Build and deliver your marketing newsletters without ever having to leave the CMS, including the ability to reference any piece of content or media asset to save time and money.
Pages, sections and tags
Manage taxonomy and build curated or dynamic landing page experiences around specific topics by using Brightspot’s built-in organizational assets.
Spotlight your organization's leadership team, create profiles for notable alumni or build out your intranet's staff directory.
Spread your message with podcasts, podcast pages and support for audio files. Includes syndication support for Apple Podcasts and RSS, as well as modules dedicated to presenting podcasts and episodes.
Press release
Get your most important news and company updates out to the broadest audience possible, with support to send press releases out over the "wire" via the relevant agency news feed.
Promo, list and rich text modules
Highlight single content items or create lists to deepen site engagement. The list module also supports dynamic includes that refresh with new content automatically.
Purpose-built module types
Leverage specialized modules that include container modules, author modules, logo modules, quote modules, as well as HTML and iFrame modules to support embedded experiences from outside the CMS.
Search and search results
Control available filters and sorts within your site's search experience and prioritize by certain attributes and spotlight specific results.
Sponsored content
Support sponsored content on articles, listicles, live blogs, blogs and blog posts.
Videos and video playlists
Upload video assets or import directly from YouTube, Vimeo or another OVP, then set custom metadata, descriptions, thumbnails and SEO attributes on any video asset. Video playlists let you curate media experiences.


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