Brightspot Content Types Guide

Press release


This topic covers how to create a press release in Brightspot.

Tip
If necessary, create and upload images you will use in the press release. For details, see Image.

To create a press release:

  1. In the header, click add.
  2. From the Create list, select Press Release.
  3. Using the following table as a reference, complete the fields as needed.
  4. Complete your site's workflow and publish the press release.
Field Description
Headline Enter a headline. This headline is visible to the visitors to your site.
Subheadline Enter a subheadline. This subheadline is visible to the visitors to your site.
URL Slug This field, by default, is auto-populated by a Title, Name, or Headline field, and becomes part of the asset's URL.

Auto-populated slugs are lowercase, have diacritics removed, and any symbols or spaces are replaced with -.

You can modify the URL Slug field if necessary.
Lead Add a module that appears after the asset's headline and before its body. This module is visible to visitors to your site.

For information about working with modules, see Modules.
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.
Section Select the sections associated with this asset. This selection is visible to your visitors.

For information about creating a section, see Section.
Tags Select the tags associated with this asset. This selection is 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.

The following illustration shows how Brightspot renders a press release.

Press release rendered
Press release rendered

Tip
You can automatically generate tags from assets of this content type. For details, see Auto-generating tags.

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