Dictionaries and Terms

Dictionaries group search terms together so you can easily associate a spotlight with all the terms in single dictionary.

Creating a Dictionary

A dictionary is a group of terms and associated variants and misspellings. When a visitor searches for a term in the dictionary, Brightspot includes the associated spotlight in the search results.

To create a dictionary:

  1. Enable the Brightspot: Terms plugin; for details, see Enabling and Disabling Plugins.

  2. From the Navigation Menu, select Terms.

  3. In the left rail, under Dictionary, click New Dictionary. The New Dictionary widget appears.

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  4. In the Name field, type a name for the dictionary.

  5. Click Save.

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Adding Terms to a Dictionary

Terms are individual entries in a dictionary. As you add terms to a dictionary, you typically include synonyms, misspellings, and other variants associated with the term.

To add terms to a dictionary:

  1. Enable the Brightspot: Terms plugin; for details, see Enabling and Disabling Plugins.

  2. From the Navigation Menu, select Terms.

  3. In the left rail, under Term, click New Term. The New Term widget appears.

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  4. In the Primary Phrase field, type a term or a phrase. Don’t enclose phrases in quotes.

  5. In the Variants field, add synonyms or variants of the term or phrase.

  6. In the Misspellings field, add misspellings associated with the term or phrase.

  7. In the Dictionaries field, select dictionaries in which you want to add this term.

  8. Click Save.

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