Brightspot Content Types Guide

Quote list module


Quote List modules contain a listing of authors you have created on your site. You select the quotes to display as you create this module.

To create a quote list:

  1. In the header, click add.
  2. From the Create list, select Quote List Module.
  3. Using the following table as a reference, complete the fields as needed.
  4. Complete your site's workflow and publish the quote list module.
FieldDescription
Internal NameEnter 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.
TitleIn the Title field, enter a title. The title entered here is visible to the visitors to your site.
DescriptionIn the Description field, enter a description. This description is visible to the visitors to your site.
ItemsSelect Basic or Advanced.
  • Basic—Allows you to pick an existing quote or create a new quote asset for use in your list.

    • Click add_circle_outline and select an existing quote from the list of Recently Updated quotes, or click search and select an existing quote from the content picker.

      You also have the option of scrolling to the bottom of the content picker and clicking New Quote to create a new quote for use in your list. See Quote for information on creating a quote asset.

  • Advanced—Allows you to pick an existing quote and override the values assigned to that quote asset.

    • Click add_circle_outline Add Quote and select an existing quote from the list of Recently Updated quotes, or click search and select an existing quote from the content picker.
    • See Tabs available to modules for more settings available for the selected quote.
Call To ActionSelect None, Internal or External.

  • None—No Call to Action button is displayed.
  • Internal—A Call to Action button is displayed. In the Item field, select the asset that visitors view when clicking on the button.
  • External—A Call to Action button is displayed. In the URL field, enter the URL of an external asset that visitors view when clicking on the button.


Using the Call to Action Advanced tab


When setting up an internal or external call to action, you have the option to set how the link will behave.




External—Advanced tab

  • Target—Specify whether the target of the Call to Action should open in New Window/Tab or Same Window/Tab.


Internal—Advanced tab

  • Target—Specify whether the target of the Call to Action should open in New Window/Tab or Same Window/Tab.
  • Anchor—If the asset you are linking to has anchors present, such as a page with tabs, you can select items within the tabs to which to anchor. Then when your visitors click the Read More button, they are taken directly to that content.
Call To Action Button TextEnter text appearing on the call-to-action button. This text is visible to the visitors to your site.

The following illustration shows how Brightspot renders a quote list module.

Quote list module example.jpg
Quote list module

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