Configuring your profile
Your profile is divided into two main tabs: Main and CMS. Each tab has specific settings you can configure. The Main tab focuses on your settings as a user such as username, password, etc. The CMS tab focuses on how Brightspot appears to you when you use it in terms of dashboards, themes, etc.
To configure your profile:
- In the header , click your username, then click Profile. The Profile widget appears.
- Select either the Main or CMS tab.
- Using the following tables as a reference, configure your profile to best meet your needs in Brightspot.
- Click Save.
The following tables describe the available profile settings in each tab.
Profile settings—Main tab
|Name||The name associated with items you create. This name appears in various widgets in Brightspot, such as Recent Activity.|
|Your email address.|
|Username||The username you use to log in to Brightspot.|
|Password||The password used for logging in to Brightspot.|
You have two choices:
|Locale||Sets your language and location. |
Setting the locale has two effects:
|Time Zone||Sets your time zone.|
|Phone Number||Your phone number for receiving text messages from Brightspot.|
|Delivery Methods||Displays the delivery methods you have set up for notifications.|
Click to add additional methods.
|Subscriptions||Displays your subscriptions. |
Click to add additional subscriptions.
|Automatic Subscriptions||Automatic subscriptions are configured by your administrator. You can specify your default delivery methods for all of them, as well as override or disable on an individual basis.|
|Linked Accounts||Displays any Slack accounts you have linked to your Brightspot account. You can configure Slack as one of your delivery methods for notifications.|
Profile settings—CMS tab
|Dashboard||Sets the dashboard you see when you log into Brightspot.|
This setting has three options:
|Edit Existing Content||Allows you to add specific assets to your Quick Start widget for easy access. For instance, perhaps you edit the same page every week. You can set that page so it appears in your Quick Start widget so you do not have to search for it.|
|Global Defaults||List of available default templates. If blank, the default templates flow from your role’s default templates (if any).|
|Global Extras||List of available extra templates. If blank, the extra templates flow from your role’s extra templates (if any).|
|Site Specific Defaults||Overrides the default templates for individual sites. If blank, the site-specific default templates flow from your role’s site-specific default templates (if any).|
|Site Specific Extras||Overrides the extra templates for individual sites. If blank, the site-specific extra templates flow from your role’s site-specific extra templates (if any).|
|Enable Post Publish Actions||If toggled on, Brightspot provides suggestions for positioning assets after they are published. For more information, see Post-publishing actions.|
|Open Post Publish Actions Automatically||If toggled on, Brightspot displays the widget for post-publish positioning after the asset is first published. If toggled off, you can still access post-publish positioning by clicking > Post Publish Actions. For more information, see Post-publishing actions.|
|Inline Editing||Items you can edit using the inline editor.|
|Return to Dashboard on Save||If marked, you automatically return to the dashboard after saving changes to an item.|
|Return to Dashboard on Workflow||If marked, you automatically return to the dashboard after adding an item to a workflow.|
|Disable Navigate Away Alert||If marked, you do not receive a message when leaving the content edit page without saving or publishing. The following illustration is an example of a navigate-away alert.|
|Disable Work In Progress||Disables the work-in-progress feature. When toggled on, this feature maintains live backups of work if your Brightspot session unexpectedly ends.|
|Global Theme Override||Displays previews using the selected theme.|
|Site Theme Overrides||Displays previews using the selected theme for the selected site.|
Profile settings—Assignment Desk tab
This tab is only visible if the Assignment Desk plugin has been enabled.
|Team Member Role||Expand and select your role. If your role isn't available you can click Create New to add your role.|
|Contact Information||Click Set to display the contact information fields:|
|Notes||Enter any special information pertaining to your Assignment Desk profile.|