Installing the Brightspot extension in InDesign

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To integrate Brightspot with InDesign you need to install a Brightspot extension.

To install the Brightspot extension in InDesign:

  1. Ensure you have an Adobe Creative Cloud account and Adobe InDesign CC version 13.1 or greater.
  2. Search for Brightspot CMS to InDesign in the Marketplace.
  3. Follow the instructions for installing the extension into InDesign. (An alternative procedure for installing the Brightspot extension is at Download / Install this extension using an Extension Install Utility.) The Brightspot CMS panel appears.
    Brightspot CMS Panel
  4. In the Configuration panel, enter your Brightspot tool URL. For example, if editors log in to Brightspot at, enter that URL in the Configuration panel.
  5. Click Update. A confirmation message appears.

Editors can now log in to Brightspot from InDesign, and can synchronize content between the two applications.

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