Brightspot Content Types Guide

Creating companion content for audio or video


Companion content is an asset associated with a video or audio. Brightspot cues the visitor to view the companion content at a specific time during the media's playback.

Companion Content Explanation.png

Cues for companion content appear differently depending on your version of Brightspot. For example, they can appear in a right or left rail, “fly in” during the media’s playback, or as markers in the progress bar.

To create companion content:

  1. In the content edit form of an audio or video, click more_horiz > Companion Content.
  2. Click add_circle_outline. A Timed Companion form appears.

    Companion Content configuration.png

  3. In the Companion field, click search. A content picker appears.
  4. Search for and select the companion content.
  5. Close the content picker. You return to the form with an entry for each of your selections.
  6. In the Timestamp field for each entry, enter the time stamp in hh:mm:ss format at which the cue appears.
  7. Complete your site's workflow and publish the media.
Previous Topic
Uploading a video via YouTube URL
Next Topic
Video playlist
Was this topic helpful?
Thanks for your feedback.
The elements that get you up and running in a matter of days, from pre-built content types, to modules, to landing pages.

Content types
Modules
Landing pages
Everything you need to manage and administer content within Brightspot CMS, including plug-and-play integrations.

Dashboards
Publishing
Workflows
Admin configurations
A guide for installing, supporting and administering code on the Brightspot platform, including integrations requiring developer support to use.

Field types
Content modeling
Rich-text elements
Images