Brightspot CMS User Guide

Sending messages to external services

Brightspot can send messages to external services, such as a listserv or Slack channel. Editors subscribed to those services receive the corresponding messages.

To send messages to external services:

  1. Click menu> Admin > Sites & Settings > Sites > Global.
  2. Click search, located to the left of more_horiz, and type System Notifications. A form appears.
  3. Under System Notifications, click add_circle_outline. A form appears.
  4. Under Delivery Methods, click add_circle_outline and select one of the following:

    • Email—In the form that appears, enter the email for the messaging service (such as a listserv address), or create a new one.
    • Microsoft Teams—In the form that appears, select the team and channel.
    • Slack—In the form that appears, select the workspace and channel, or create new ones. Brightspot sends a verification message to the destination.
    • Text—In the form that appears, enter the phone number for the messaging service, or create a new one.

    Repeat to add additional delivery methods.

  5. Under Subscriptions, click add_circle_outline. A form appears.
  6. From the Topic list, select one of the available topics.
  7. Using the following resources, complete the subscription for the selected topic:

  8. Click Save.
Previous Topic
Conditions for sending notifications
Next Topic
Was this topic helpful?
Thanks for your feedback.
The elements that get you up and running in a matter of days, from pre-built content types, to modules, to landing pages.

Content types
Landing pages
Everything you need to manage and administer content within Brightspot CMS, including plug-and-play integrations.

Admin configurations
A guide for installing, supporting and administering code on the Brightspot platform, including integrations requiring developer support to use.

Field types
Content modeling
Rich-text elements