Brightspot Content Types Guide

Creating a podcast


A podcast is a container for individual podcast episodes. The podcast's web page lists individual episodes. This topic describes how to create a podcast.

Tip
  • If necessary, create and upload the image you will use as the podcast's cover art. For details, see Image.
  • Create the podcast episode you will use as the gateway episode. For details, see Creating a podcast episode.

To create a podcast:

  1. In the header, click add.
  2. From the Create list, select Podcast.
  3. Using the following table as a reference, complete the fields as needed.
  4. Complete your site's workflow and publish the podcast.
Field Description
Topic Enter a topic. This topic is visible to the visitors to your site.
Description Enter a description. This description is visible to the visitors to your site.
URL Slug This field, by default, is auto-populated by the Topic field, and becomes part of the asset's URL. You can modify the URL Slug field if necessary.
Cover Art Click search and select an image. This image is visible to visitors to your site.
Body Use the rich-text editor to include text, lists, images, and links to other assets. Text in this field is visible to visitors to your site.

For information about using the rich-text editor, see Rich-text editor.
Gateway Episode (Best Episode) Select an episode that is already associated with this podcast. This selection is not visible to your visitors.
Section Select the sections associated with this asset. This selection is not visible to your visitors.


For information about creating a section, see Section.
Tags Select the tags associated with this asset. This selection is not visible to visitors to your site.


For information about creating a tag, see Tag.
Embargo Select a date until which Brightspot embargoes the asset, or select Indefinitely to embargo the asset indefinitely.
Secondary Sections Select the secondary sections associated with this asset. This selection is not visible to the visitors to your site.

For information about creating a section, see Section.
Content Select 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.

The following illustration shows how Brightspot renders a podcast.

Rendered podcast
Rendered podcast

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