Brightspot CMS User Guide

Creating a user-level content template

You can associate content templates with an individual user. When the user creates a new asset based on the content type, Brightspot populates the content edit form with the corresponding content template’s text.

To create a user-level content template:

  1. Prepare a content template as described in Creating content templates.
  2. If necessary, create a new user as described in Creating a user.
  3. Click menu > Admin > Users & Roles.
  4. Under Users, select the user for which you want to create a content template.
  5. Expand CMS > Content Templates.
  6. Under Content Templates, click add_circle_outline.

    Content template at the user level Content template at the user level
    Content template at the user level

  7. From the Content Template list, select a content template.
  8. If you want the user's template to apply to specific sites, do the following:
    1. From the Sites list, select the sites with which you want to associate this content template.
    2. From the Set as default list, select one of the following:
      • Yes—The user's content template is the default for associated content types for the selected sites.
      • No—The user's content template is an extra for the selected sites.

      For the difference between a default and extra content template, see Types of content templates.

    If you do not select any sites, the user's content template becomes an extra template for all sites.

  9. Click Save.

Referring to the previous image—

  • The content template Code Sample is available to the user Olivia while working on the site Brightspot.
  • Code Sample is the default template for the content type Article.

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