Brightspot CMS User Guide

Modifying a standard content type

You can modify Brightspot's standard content types by adding fields. For example, if your site publishes only recipes, you can add a field Preparation Time to the Article content type.

To modify a standard content type:

  1. Click menu > Admin > Content Types.
  2. Under Content Type Modifications, click New.
    Modifying a standard content type
    Modifying a standard content type
  3. In the Name field, enter a name for this modification.
  4. From the Types list, select the content types to which you want to add fields.
  5. Under Additional Items, click add_circle_outline, and select one of the field types.
  6. Complete the form for the selected field type.
  7. Repeat steps 5–6 to add additional fields.
  8. Rearrange the fields by dragging them into the order you want them to appear in the content edit form.
  9. Click Save.
Article modified for recipes
Article and Blog Post content types modified for recipes
Article form with additional field
Article form with additional field

Referring to the previous illustrations, editors starting a new article or blog post content types see a Preparation Time field in the content edit form.

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