Homepage


A homepage is typically the first asset a visitor sees when arriving at your domain. Homepages have attractive text and media to increase engagement with the visitor.

To create a homepage:

  1. In the header, click add.
  2. From the Create list, select Homepage.
  3. Using the following table as a reference, complete the fields as needed.
  4. Complete your site's workflow and publish the homepage.

Homepage fields

Click each tab below to see a description of the associated fields.

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.
ContentEnter the asset's content by selecting and configuring a module. The module is visible to the visitors to your site.

For more information, see Modules.

FieldDescription
TitleText appearing in the asset's <title> tag. Brightspot automatically populates this field from data on the Main tab, and you can override this as needed by entering a new title.
Suppress SEO Display NameIf toggled on, your site's name will not appear in the <title> tag and subsequently in search results.
DescriptionText appearing in the asset's <meta name="description"> tag. Brightspot automatically populates this field from data on the Main tab, and you can override this as needed by entering a new description.
RobotsText appearing in the item’s <meta name="robots"> tag.

For an explanation of the available options, see Robots Meta Directives.
AMP DisabledToggle on to disable generation of an AMP version of this asset.

For details, see AMP.

Logos & Icons Overrides



FieldDescription
LogoSelect a new image to serve as the logo that displays on this asset. For information about creating a logo, see Image Logo.
News Publisher LogoSelect a new image to serve as the news publisher logo that displays on this asset.

Layout Overrides



FieldDescription
HatSelect one of the options to override the inherited hat.

For details, see Creating a hat.
NavigationSelect one of the options to override the inherited navigation.

For details, see Creating a navigation.
BannerSelect one of the options to override the inherited banner.

For details, see Applying a breaking news banner.
FooterSelect one of the options to override the inherited footer.

For details, see Creating a footer.
AboveSelect one of the options to override the inherited Above layout block.

For details, see Above, Aside, and Below layout blocks.
BelowSelect one of the options to override the inherited Below layout block.

For details, see Above, Aside, and Below layout blocks.

Share Overrides

FieldDescription
Share TitleText appearing in the asset's title when a visitor shares the asset. automatically populates this field from data on the Main tab, and you can override this as needed by entering a new title.
Share DescriptionText appearing in the asset's description when a visitor shares the asset. automatically populates this field from data on the Main tab, and you can override this as needed by entering a new description.
Share ImageImage appearing in the asset's image when a visitor shares the asset. automatically populates this field from data on the Main tab, and you can override this as needed by selecting a new image.

Site Map



FieldDescription
Change FrequencySelect an option from the list to denote how frequently the page is likely to change. This value provides general information to search engines and may not correlate exactly to how often search engines crawl this asset. See the <changefreq> tag definition in Sitemaps XML format.
PriorityEnter a value to designate this asset's priority over other URLs on your site. Valid values are 0.0 to 1.0. This allows you to relay to search engines which pages you deem most important for crawlers. For more information, see the <priority> tag definition in Sitemaps XML format.

RSS Settings


FieldDescription
Disable FeedToggle on to remove this asset's RSS feed. (A visitor's RSS reader may retain a previously retrieved feed.)
Render Full ContentToggle on to deliver an asset's entire text—not just the title or headline—to the RSS feed as plain text.
Enabled Feed Item TypesSelect the content types to which these settings apply, or leave blank to apply the settings to all content types. For example, if you are publishing a section, you can select Article in this field so that these settings apply only to articles with a section.

FieldDescription
LocaleSets the content's locale. This setting can also be used to auto-localize content based on the users requested locale.

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