Brightspot CMS User Guide

Creating a site-level content template


This topic describes how to set content templates at the global and site levels. For an explanation of the priority of content templates at various levels, see Content template hierarchy.

To create a content template at the site level:

  1. Prepare a content template as described in Creating content templates.
  2. Click menu> Admin > Sites & Settings > Sites > Global.
  3. Click search, and in the search field type Content Templates.

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  4. Under Global Defaults, set global content templates by doing the following:

    1. Click add_circle_outline. A selection field appears.
    2. Select the required content template.
    3. Repeat steps a–b to add additional content templates for different content types.
  5. Under Global Extras, set global extra content templates by doing the following:

    1. Click add_circle_outline. A selection field appears.
    2. Select the required content template.
    3. Repeat steps a–b to add additional content templates for different content types.
  6. Under Site Specific Defaults, set site-specific content templates by doing the following:

    1. Click add_circle_outline. A Site Specific Content Templates widget appears.

      Content Template site specific configuration.png
      Site-specific content templates widget

    2. Under Sites, click add_circle_outline. A selection field appears.
    3. Select the site for which you are setting a content template. Repeat to add additional sites.
    4. Under Content Templates, click add_circle_outline. A selection field appears.
    5. Select the content template to associate with the selected sites. Repeat to add additional content templates for the selected sites.
  7. Under Site Specific Extras, set site-specific extra content templates by doing the following:

    1. Click add_circle_outline. A Site Specific Content Templates widget appears.
    2. Under Sites, click add_circle_outline. A selection field appears.
    3. Select the site for which you are setting a content template. Repeat to add additional sites.
    4. Under Content Templates, click add_circle_outline. A selection field appears.
    5. Select the content template to associate with the selected sites. Repeat to add additional content templates for the selected sites.
  8. Click Save.

Brightspot associates the content templates with the content type at the global or site level. When an editor creates a new item based on the content type for the selected sites, Brightspot populates the content edit form with the associated content template’s text.

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