How image enhancements work in a modern rich text editor

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Whatever the subject matter, your digital content presents better with dynamic imagery. Whether you’re publishing an informative how-to guide or a breaking news story, your audience expects the accompanying images to add context and help bring the content to life. In the age of content as currency, incorporating visual stepping stones into your articles adds to their shareability and encourages social media interactions.

At Brightspot, we partner with creative teams at some of the world's leading brand, corporate and media websites and we know how vital images are to their success. Our work with them has led us to develop a series of tools that make adding and enhancing images to any post a quick and easy process.

We understand that editors work hard to source media options and need to drop those in quickly and easily to polish off their content. It shouldn't be a point of frustration, but rather icing on the cake.

When adding an image, you get a full preview of all images within Brightspot, as well as the option to upload something new. This allows you to share images across the team or isolate them to your eyes only. In terms of insertion options, you have a wealth of choices. You can add custom metadata to override captions for specific context. In addition, you can adjust alignment and sizing options to suit the exact placement, so that any image can be edited to work within your piece.

When working with a lot of image assets, we know placing them or reordering them can be a pain. Brightspot's point and click targets tool means editors can move an enhancement by activating a “click target” and dropping it to a new position. This will eliminate the need to click “move up” or “move down” repeatedly.

Whatever the image you are adding, Brightspot Inline Image Enhancements are always quick and easy, offering a depth of customization, to make sure the image and accompanying metadata work for you. Visually, they preview perfectly inline with your content, so you can see your content come to life.

To learn more about other features that distinguish Brightspot’s RTE, including how feedback from busy editors led to "Zen" mode, read What Savvy Editors Can Expect From a Rich Text Editor.

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