Enabling and Disabling Plugins

Plugins are modules that extend Brightspot with additional features. You can enable and disable plugins as appropriate for your organization’s workflow.

You initially enable a plugin in the Global site, where you set the plugin’s configuration options. If you want the plugin to be available on another site, you need to enable it on that site as well. The global plugin settings are automatically inherited by that site. Depending on the plugin, some global settings can be overridden at the site level. For more information, see site hierarchy.

Enabling a Plugin

  1. From the Navigation Menu, select Admin > Sites & Settings.

  2. In the Sites widget, select the Global site.

  3. Under the Plugins tab, mark the checkbox for the plugin that you want to enable .

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  4. On the Main tab, set the applicable plugin options.

  5. Click Save.

  6. If you want the plugin that you configured in the Global site to be available in another site, do the following:

    1. In the Sites widget, select the site on which you want the plugin enabled.
    2. Under the Plugins tab, set the plugin to Enabled (Inherit). The site will inherit the settings from the Global site.
    3. On the Main tab, check if the plugin provides options that override the global default settings. Change global defaults if desired.
    4. Click Save.

Disabling a Plugin

  1. From the Navigation Menu, select Admin > Sites & Settings.

  2. In the Sites widget, select the Global site.

  3. Under the Plugins tab, clear the checkbox for the plugin you want to disable.

  4. Click Save.

    Note that the plugin is disabled for use in the Global site, but the plugin is still enabled in other sites that are configured to inherit the global plugin settings.

  5. If you want to disable the plugin in another site, do the following:

    1. In the Sites widget, select the site on which you want to disable the plugin.
    2. Under the Plugins tab, set the plugin to Disabled.
    3. Click Save.