Configuring affinities

Administrators perform this task.

If your version of Brightspot is missing any of the following configuration options, contact your Brightspot developer.

Configuring affinities at the site level

To configure affinities:

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

  2. In the Sites widget, select the site for which you want to configure affinities, or select Global to configure affinities for all sites.

  3. Under Front-End, expand Action Bar.

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  4. To create a default action bar for all content types:

    1. From Default Action Bar, select Set.
    2. Click add_circle_outline, and select an affinity. Repeat to select additional affinities.
  5. (Optional) In the Tracking Parameter Name field, enter a tracking parameter such as medium. When a visitor shares an item, Brightspot assigns a value to the tracking parameter inside the shared URL.

  6. To create a type-specific action bar:

    1. Under Type Specific Overrides, click add_circle_outline. A form appears.

    2. Click Types, and select one or more content types.

    3. Under Action Bar, under Items, click add_circle_outline, and select an affinity. Repeat to select additional affinities.

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    4. Repeat steps a–c to create additional type-specific action bars.

  7. Click Save.

Disabling affinities at the item level

You can disable affinities for individual items.

To disable affinities at the item level:

  1. Search for and open the item in the content edit page.

  2. Under Overrides, expand Feature Overrides.

  3. From the Disabled Features list, select the affinities you want to disable.

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  4. Click Publish.