Brightspot CMS User Guide

Shared dashboard


The following procedure describes how to create a customized dashboard you can share with other editors.

  1. Click menuAdmin > Dashboards.
  2. In the Dashboards widget, select New Dashboard. The New Dashboard widget appears.

    Shared dashboard widget with slider to adjust columns
    New Dashboard widget

  3. In the Name field, enter a name for the dashboard. Brightspot uses this name for the dashboard’s leftmost tab.
  4. Add columns of widgets by doing the following:

    1. Click Add Dashboard Column. A form appears.
    2. From the Widgets list, click add_circle_outline, and select the widget you want to add to the column. (For an explanation of the available widgets, see Standard dashboard and widgets.) Repeat to add widgets.
    3. Reorder widgets in a column by dragging and dropping. You can also drag and drop widgets between different columns.
    4. Repeat steps a–c to add more columns to the dashboard.
    5. Resize the columns by dragging the resize button, or click view_column to set all column widths to be equally sized.

    The widgets available for configuration depend on the dashboard’s level: global, site, role, or user.

  5. Add tabs to the dashboard by doing the following:

    1. Toward the right of the widget, select more_horiz> Tabs. A content edit form appears.
    2. Click add_circle_outline. A form appears.
    3. In the Name field, enter a name for the tab.
    4. Under Columns, add widgets to each column by following step 4.
    5. Repeat steps b–d to add more tabs.
  6. Click Save.
  7. Configure the widgets Resources and Quick Start if you added them to your dashboard.
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