Scheduling a Single Item

You can schedule an item for publication at a future date. You can later change the scheduled date, or schedule multiple publication dates for different versions of the item. You can also remove the scheduled date and publish the item immediately.

Creating a Schedule

  1. Open the item in the Content Edit Page.

  2. From the Editorial Toolbar, click calendar_today. A calendar appears.

  3. Set the date and time at which you want the item to go live.

  4. Click Set.

    The scheduled time appears with the Schedule button on the Editorial Toolbar .

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  5. Click Schedule.

    The scheduled item is added to the Revisions Widget.

Updating Existing Schedule

You can change an item’s scheduled publish date.

  1. Open the scheduled item in the Content Edit Page.

    The item’s current schedule date is reflected on the Editorial Toolbar.

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  2. Click calendar_today. A calendar appears.

  3. Set the new date and time, then click Set.

  4. Click Schedule.

    The item’s new schedule date is reflected on the Editorial Toolbar.

Adding a New Schedule

You can schedule multiple versions to be published at different dates. For example, you might have an item that includes time-sensitive material that changes over time, such as embedded advertisements.

  1. Open a scheduled item in the Content Edit Page and modify as necessary.

  2. From the Editorial Toolbar, open the Schedule menu and click Create New Schedule.

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  3. Click calendar_today. A calendar appears.

  4. Set the new date and time, then click Set.

  5. Click Schedule.

    The scheduled item is added to the Revisions Widget.

Publishing a Scheduled Item Immediately

You can change an item from scheduled publishing to immediate publishing.

  1. Open the scheduled item in the Content Edit Page.

  2. From the Editorial Toolbar, click calendar_today. A calendar appears.

  3. Click Clear.

  4. Click Publish.

    Brightspot publishes the item immediately.

Unscheduling

  1. Open the scheduled item in the Content Edit Page.

  2. From the Editorial Toolbar, click settings to open the Tools menu.

  3. Click Unschedule.

    The unscheduled item is removed from the “Scheduled” section of the Revisions Widget.