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How to make an action bar
Sample action bar
Figure 31. Sample action bar


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

  2. In the Sites widget, click the site for which you want to create an action bar, or click Global to create an action bar for all sites. The Edit Site or Edit Global widget appears.

  3. Under Front-End, expand Action Bar.

  4. To create a default action bar, do the following:

    1. From the Default Action Bar list, select Set. A form appears.

    2. Click |mi-add_circle_outline| and select an action, such as a social networking share. Repeat to select additional actions. Your form looks similar to the following:

    action-bar-fields.png
  5. In the Tracking Parameter Name field, enter a tracking parameter such as medium. When a visitor shares an item through the action bar, Brightspot assigns a value to the tracking parameter inside the shared URL.

  6. To create a type-specific action bar, do the following:

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

    2. From the Types list, select the content types for which you are creating an action bar.

    3. Under Items, click |mi-add_circle_outline| and select a social networking share. Your form looks similar to the following:

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

  7. Click Save.