Brightspot Content Types Guide

Blog


A blog is a container for individual blog posts. The blog's web page can list individual blog posts. This topic describes how to create a blog.

To create a blog:

  1. In the header, click add.
  2. From the Create list, select Blog.
  3. Using the following table as a reference, complete the fields as needed.
  4. Complete your site's workflow and publish the blog.
  5. As necessary, add associated content to this asset. For details, see Creating associated content.

Blog fields

Click each tab below to see a description of the associated fields.

FieldDescription
Display NameEnter a display name. This name is visible to the visitors to your site.
Internal NameEnter an internal name for this asset. Brightspot uses this name internally, such as in the search panel and recent activity widget. This name is not visible to visitors to your site.
DescriptionEnter a description. This description is visible to the visitors to your site.
LeadSelect or configure a lead, typically a page heading. This selection is visible to your visitors.

For more information, see Page heading.
ContentSelect Add After, Add Before, or Replace to position a module above or below the podcast itself, then click add_circle_outline. The module you add is visible to visitors to your site.
SectionSelect the sections associated with this asset. This selection is not visible to your visitors.

For information about creating a section, see Section.

FieldDescription
TitleText appearing in the asset's <title> tag. Brightspot automatically populates this field from data on the Main tab, and you can override this as needed by entering a new title.
Suppress SEO Display NameIf toggled on, your site's name will not appear in the <title> tag and subsequently in search results.
DescriptionText appearing in the asset's <meta name="description"> tag. Brightspot automatically populates this field from data on the Main tab, and you can override this as needed by entering a new description.
RobotsText appearing in the item’s <meta name="robots"> tag.

For an explanation of the available options, see Robots Meta Directives.
AMP DisabledToggle on to disable generation of an AMP version of this asset.

For details, see AMP.

Media


FieldDescription
Primary Media TypeSelect the primary media type of this article, either None, Audio, Gallery, Text, Video. This selection determines how the asset is treated when used as a promo. For example, if you select Video, the promo image will have a play arrow overlaid on top of it.

Logos & Icons Overrides

FieldDescription
LogoSelect a new image to serve as the logo that displays on this asset. For information about creating a logo, see Image Logo.
News Publisher LogoSelect a new image to serve as the news publisher logo that displays on this asset.

Layout Overrides



FieldDescription
HatSelect one of the options to override the inherited hat.

For details, see Creating a hat.
NavigationSelect one of the options to override the inherited navigation.

For details, see Creating a navigation.
BannerSelect one of the options to override the inherited banner.

For details, see Applying a breaking news banner.
FooterSelect one of the options to override the inherited footer.

For details, see Creating a footer.
AboveSelect one of the options to override the inherited Above layout block.

For details, see Above, Aside, and Below layout blocks.
AsideSelect one of the options to override the inherited Aside layout block.

For details, see Above, Aside, and Below layout blocks.
BelowSelect one of the options to override the inherited Below layout block.

For details, see Above, Aside, and Below layout blocks.
Secondary NavigationSelect one of the options to override the inherited secondary navigation.

For details, see Creating a navigation.

Type Specific Overrides



FieldDescription
Type Specific Overrides

Configures logo, icon, and layout overrides for content types appearing on this page.

Advanced



FieldDescription
Exclude from Dynamic ResultsToggle on to prevent this asset from showing up in dynamic list modules.

For details, see List module.
Exclude from Search ResultsToggle on to prevent this asset from showing up in search results on your site.

Promo Overrides



FieldDescription
Promo TitleEnter text to override this asset's title when used in a promo. Brightspot automatically populates this field from data on the Main tab, and you can override this as needed by entering a new title.
Promo DescriptionEnter text to override this asset's description when used in a promo. Brightspot automatically populates this field from data on the Main tab, and you can override this as needed by entering a new description.
Promo ImageImage appearing in the asset's image when the asset is used as a promo. Brightspot automatically populates this field from data on the Main tab, and you can override this as needed by selecting a new image.
Promo CategoryText appearing in the asset's category when the asset is used as a promo. Brightspot automatically populates this field from data on the Main tab, and you can override this as needed by entering a new category.
Promo Category LinkLink associated with the promo category. This field inherits from the selected promo category, and you can override this as needed.

Share Overrides

FieldDescription
Share TitleText appearing in the asset's title when a visitor shares the asset. automatically populates this field from data on the Main tab, and you can override this as needed by entering a new title.
Share DescriptionText appearing in the asset's description when a visitor shares the asset. automatically populates this field from data on the Main tab, and you can override this as needed by entering a new description.
Share ImageImage appearing in the asset's image when a visitor shares the asset. automatically populates this field from data on the Main tab, and you can override this as needed by selecting a new image.

Site Map



FieldDescription
Change FrequencySelect an option from the list to denote how frequently the page is likely to change. This value provides general information to search engines and may not correlate exactly to how often search engines crawl this asset. See the <changefreq> tag definition in Sitemaps XML format.
PriorityEnter a value to designate this asset's priority over other URLs on your site. Valid values are 0.0 to 1.0. This allows you to relay to search engines which pages you deem most important for crawlers. For more information, see the <priority> tag definition in Sitemaps XML format.

RSS Settings



FieldDescription
Disable FeedToggle on to remove this asset's RSS feed. (A visitor's RSS reader may retain a previously retrieved feed.)
Render Full ContentToggle on to deliver an asset's entire text—not just the title or headline—to the RSS feed as plain text.
Enabled Feed Item TypesSelect the content types to which these settings apply, or leave blank to apply the settings to all content types. For example, if you are publishing a section, you can select Article in this field so that these settings apply only to articles with a section.

Page Heading Styles



FieldDescription
TemplateSelect the template of this module from the list of options. Templates are visual presentation presets that differ depending on the type of module.
PresetSelect one of the following:
  • None—Applies styling from the site's theme.
  • Custom—Opens a form to customize the site's theme for this asset.
  • (Various)—Applies a variant of the site's theme.
For information about configuring a theme's preset, see Creating a theme's preset.
Page Heading SizeSelect the size of the page heading's text.
Page Sub Heading SizeSelect the size of the page sub-heading's text.
FieldDescription
LocaleChoose a locale for the translation you want to submit.

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