Brightspot Content Types Guide

Attachment file

This topic explains how to add an attachment file to Brightspot. Attachment files are any file that visitors open in an external app. Examples of attachment files include financial reports (.pdf format), data sets (.csv format), and compressed files (.zip format).

  • Before beginning these steps, make sure you save the presentation on the drive you are working from, or obtain its URL from the internet.
  • Brightspot provides content types that are specific to office productivity applications. For more information, see Document, Spreadsheet, and Presentation.

To add an attachment file:

  1. In the header, click add.
  2. From the Create list, select Attachment File.
  3. Using the following table as a reference, complete the fields as needed.
  4. Complete your site's workflow and publish the attachment file.

After you publish your attachment file, you can use it in assets such as pages and sections. You can also add attachment files to text you compose in the rich-text editor.

Field Description
Title Enter a title. This title is visible to the visitors to your site.

Do one of the following:

To upload an attachment file from your computer, select New Upload. Click Choose and navigate to the attachment file.

To link to a attachment file on the Internet, select New URL and paste the file's link.

Description Enter a description. This description is visible to the visitors to your site.

The following illustration shows how Brightspot renders an attachment file.

Rendered attachment file
Rendered attachment file

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