A home for Theming and Styleguide-related resources. Read more about how Brightspot approaches customizing and creating themes, including a getting started guide, documentation, and more.


These guides provide details on developing and customizing themes on the Brightspot platform.
Everything you need to know to create themes in Brightspot.
Learn about the Styleguide UI and how to customize it for your use cases.


Learn something new by following along with our hands-on tutorials.
This tutorial provides an understanding of the Styleguide architecture and explains how to build a theme that admins can deploy inside a Brightspot instance.
In this tutorial, you replicate and then modify files from an existing list style to create a new list style.


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By Mark Hoover
July 19, 2023
Customizing a theme is a big part of front-end development. To facilitate that development, Brightspot provides Styleguide, a webpack-based application that previews a theme with mock text and images. With Styleguide you can immediately evaluate any change by reloading the browser page.
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By Mark Hoover
July 19, 2023
Brightspot's standard theme includes front-end templates for attractively rendering articles, videos, listicles, promos, and much more. Developers can build on those standard templates to deploy themes that range from simple to extravagant.
1 Min Read
March 14, 2024
Selecting the right CMS for your business is a pivotal decision, and one of the first strategic decisions to be made is whether to opt for an open source or proprietary CMS. This guide offers an in-depth comparison to help you make an informed decision.
5 Min Read
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