Brightspot CMS User Guide

Configuring an ad layout


This section describes how to lay out your ads at various levels in the content hierarchy.

To configure an ad layout:

  1. Determine at which level in the content hierarchy you want to deliver ads.
  2. Review the ad feed configurations available for your version of Brightspot.
  3. In the content edit page, and using the following table as a reference, open or create the item for which you want to lay out an ad.

    To create an ad feed…

    Do the following…

    At the global level
    1. From the Navigation Menu, expand Admin, and select Sites & Settings.
    2. In the Sites widget, select Global. The Edit Global widget appears.
    3. Under Front End, expand Layout.
    At the site level
    1. From the Navigation Menu, expand Admin, and select Sites & Settings.
    2. From the Sites widget, select the site for which you want to deliver ads.
    3. Under Front End, expand Layout.
    At the section level
    1. Create or open the section in the content edit form.
    2. Toward the right of the widget, select more_horiz> Overrides. The Overrides widget appears.
    3. Expand Layout Overrides.
    At the package level
    1. Create or open the package in the content edit form.
    2. Toward the right of the widget, select more_horiz> Overrides. The Overrides widget appears.
    3. Expand Layout Overrides.
    At the content-type level
    1. Create a content template based on the content type as described in Content templates.
    2. Toward the right of the widget, select more_horiz> Overrides. The Overrides widget appears.
    3. Expand Layout Overrides.
    At the item level
    1. Create or open the item in the content edit form.
    2. Toward the right of the widget, select more_horiz> Overrides. The Overrides widget appears.
    3. Expand Layout Overrides.
  4. In the Layout accordion, drop-down lists AboveAside, and Below appear for the ad’s position.
  5. From one of the drop-down lists, select Replace.
  6. Click add_circle_outline, and select Ad. An Ad form appears.
  7. Select an ad module.

    Ad form

  8. Click Save or Publish.
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