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Adding an image to Brightspot

When you add images to Brightspot, you and other editors can use those images in articles, blog posts, or galleries. For example, if you shot a stunning image of a solar eclipse, you can add it to Brightspot so that other editors, writing articles about astronomy, can use that image.

You can upload images to Brightspot from your computer, or you can link to them over the Internet.

Uploading an image from your computer
Procedure. To upload an image from your computer:
  1. In the header, click |mi-add|.

  2. From the Create list, select Image. A content edit page appears.

  3. From the File list, select New Upload. A Choose button appears.

  4. Click Choose, and navigate to the image you want to upload to Brightspot. (You can also drag and drop files onto the field.)

  5. If your version of Brightspot includes Assignment Desk, you can associate the image with pitches and assignments by doing the following:

    1. Click |mi-more_horiz|, and select Assignment Desk.

    2. From the Pitches list, select the pitches with which you want to associated the image.

    3. From the Assignments list, select the assignments with which you want to associate the image.

  6. Using the following table as a reference, enter values for the image.

  7. Complete your site's workflow and publish the image.

Brightspot imports the image, and it appears in the Image editing form.

Field

Description

Main

Title

Image's title.

Alt Text

Image's alt text.

Caption

Image's caption.

Credit

Photographer, artist, or agency who created the image. Brightspot can extract an existing credit from the image.

Source

Organization from which you acquired the image, often a web service, museum, or syndication. Brightspot can extract an existing source from the image.

Copyright notice

Person or organization claiming the image's intellectual property. Brightspot can extract an existing copyright notice from the image.

Date Taken

Date image was created. Brightspot can extract an existing date from the image.

Tags

Tags associated with the image.

Metadata

Keywords

Keywords associated with the image. Editors can search for the image using the keywords you provide.

Location

Location where image was taken. Brightspot can extract an existing location from the image.

Overrides

(various)

Fields pertaining to front-end settings different from the next level up in the content hierarchy. For more information, see Overview of components.

SEO

(various)

Fields pertaining to search-engine optimization. For more information, see Configuring an item's SEO settings.

Translations

Locale

Locale from which the image's text is translated. For example, if you select French (Canada), translators assume the text in the image is Canadian French.

Adding an image from the Internet
Procedure. To add an image from the Internet:
  1. In the header, click |mi-add|.

  2. From the Create list, select Image. A content edit page appears.

  3. From the File list, select New URL. A text field appears.

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  4. In the text field, type or paste the image's URL.

  5. Complete your site's workflow and publish the image.

Brightspot imports the image.

Image editing form
Figure 51. Image editing form