Publisher-Informed

The Brightspot platform is built by publishers and developers resulting in an intuitive and functional experience tailored to how you work. We are experts in editorial workflows and the challenges associated with content creation.

  • Best-in-class editing UI and search tools
  • Customize roles, settings and workflows
  • Naturally multisite and multi-language

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Learn how Brightspot is intuitive and built for the work.

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Learn how Brightspot is intuitive and built for the work.

Brightspot includes a robust set of administrative tools that allow customers to seamlessly manage multiple sites, publish in multiple languages and set granular permissions.
Brightspot's Workflow Engine enables your teams to create real-time custom workflows that streamline how they create, manage, edit and publish content.
Brightspot’s UI is designed to feel intuitive, with editing tools, collaboration features and content administration functions that editorial teams need, all within reach.

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Learn how asset-level schedule, the schedule widget and bulk schedule work—and how each can save you both time and frustration.
Preview changes in real time and share interactive previews, across multiple devices, so you can be certain everything is perfect before hitting publish.
This shortcut feature accelerates your editorial workflow by allowing you to pin your most-used content to the front and center of your dashboard.
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

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This Brightspot feature empowers greater control of the editorial process by creating easy-to-follow publishing workflows—without IT. See how it works.
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Video: Creating workflows in Brightspot
This Brightspot feature empowers editors to take greater control of the editorial process by creating easy-to-follow publishing workflows—without any help from IT.
The word processing-like experience of Brightspot’s rich text editor (RTE) empowers content creators to draft, edit, publish and repurpose content more efficiently than ever.
For Brightspot customers, modular content often means realizing significant time savings while also maintaining more control over the content they push to their digital audiences—no matter the industry.
At Brightspot, we built our CMS to adapt to the way publishers and editors work. We work with our customers to develop better ways to publish rather than expecting them to learn how to work within our tool. We want publishing teams to enjoy their publishing experience from the very first touch.
Brightspot allows the configuration and manipulation of URLs and redirects directly from any content, giving editors and admins more flexibility in the publishing process.
To keep content teams and collaborators up-to-date when using the Brightspot CMS, users can manage notifications based on workflow triggers.
Modular content is growing in popularity by enabling companies to reuse content in ways that makes sense. But what is modular content, and how does it work? Here's what you need to know.
Imagine you’re working on deadline. You realize you need to quickly reorder all the embeds on a story. Switching gears (and sides of the brain) to revise the layout of a content-heavy page can be frustrating, but Brightspot helps content publishers carry that burden.
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Image editing in Brightspot gives editors and reporters the ability to change a variety of image settings without ever having to leave the CMS.
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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.

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The Brightspot CMS enables our customers—no matter their business logic, workflows or content types—to solve unique business challenges without having to compromise.

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