URLs and trailing slashes
Brightspot assigns permalinks to assets, and those permalinks most often have no trailing slash. For example, an asset with the title
Breakfast has a permalink
/breakfast, and its URL is
Visitors may mistakenly request URLs with a trailing slash. For example, you have an asset with the URL
http://example.com/breakfast. To view that asset, a visitor mistakenly requests the non-existent URL
http://example.com/breakfast/, and receives an error 404.
In rare cases, a permalink may have a trailing slash. For example, an asset with the title
Lunch has a permalink
/lunch/, and its URL is
http://example.com/lunch/. To view that asset, a visitor may mistakenly request the non-existent URL
http://example.com/lunch, and receive an error 404.
(When a permalink ends with a trailing slash, Brightspot internally appends
index to the permalink. In this example, the permalink is
/lunch/, and Brightspot internally stores the permalink as
You can configure Brightspot to append or remove trailing slashes so that visitors receive their intended assets—not an error 404.