Brightspot Content Types Guide

Creating an advanced attachment list

An advanced attachment list allow you to select the attachments to be included in the list. This list contains a title, description, and links to individual assets.

To create an advanced attachment list:

  1. In the header, click add.
  2. Select Attachment List from the list of available options.
  3. Using the following table as a reference, complete the fields as needed.
  4. Complete your site's workflow and publish the asset.
Field Description
Internal Name Enter 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.
Title Enter a title. This title is visible to the visitors to your site.
Description Enter a description. This description is visible to the visitors to your site.

Select Advanced add_circle_outline Add Attachment Promo .

  • Advanced—Allows you to pick an internal or external attachment to add to your list.

    • Internal
      • Item—Click search and select an existing attachment from the content picker, or scroll to the bottom and click New to add a new attachment. See Attachment file for information on creating a new attachment file.
      • Title—Enter a title for your attachment. This title is displayed in the resource list with this attachment. This field defaults to the name of the attachment you select, however you can overwrite that title by adding text to this field.
      • Description—Enter a short description of the attachment you are adding to your list.
      • Image—Click search and select an existing image from the content picker for your attachment, or scroll to the bottom to create a new image for this attachment. See Image for information on creating a new image.
      • File Size—Enter the file size of the attachment. By default, this field is populated by the attachment asset being selected.
      • File Type Display Name—Text entered here will appear after the text supplied in the Call to Action Button Text field for the item. For example, if you add Download the in the Call to Action Button Text field below, and add Word document in this field, the download link will read "Download the Word document" under the item.
      • Call to Action Button Text—Enter the text to display below the attachment being added. The word Download is populated in this field by default.
    • External
      • All of the fields for an External item are the same as Internal, except a URL must be supplied for the external attachment.
Call to Action When you add a Call to Action to a quote list, a Read More button is placed at the bottom of the module.

Select External or Internal.

  • From the Main tab:

    • External—Enter the URL for the external site your visitors will be taken to when they click the Read More button on the attachment list.
    • Internal—Use the content picker to set the internal destination your visitors will be taken to when they click the Read More button.
  • See Using the Call to Action Advanced tab below for instructions on the settings available in this tab.
Call to Action Button Text Enter the text you want to display below the attachments displayed in this list. The overwrites the default Read More text displayed on the button. This text is clickable.

The following illustration shows how Brightspot renders an advanced attachment list. This illustration is an example of an attachment list with a title, description, and four attachments.

Rendered attachment list
Rendered attachment list

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