Support and Documentation

Configuring affinities

Administrators perform this task.

If your version of Brightspot is missing this feature, contact your Brightspot representative.​

You can disable affinities from appearing on an individual asset's action bar.

  1. Open the asset on which you want to disable affinities.

  2. On the asset's Content Edit form, click Overrides.

  3. Scroll to Feature Overrides.

  4. On the Disabled Features field, select one or more affinities.

  5. Publish the asset.

Configuring affinities at the site level
Procedure. To configure affinities:
  1. From the Navigation Menu, expand Admin, and select 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.

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

    1. From Default Action Bar, select Set.

    2. Click |mi-add_circle_outline|, and select an affinity. Repeat to select additional affinities.

  5. 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 |mi-add_circle_outline|. A form appears.

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

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

    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.

Procedure. To disable affinities at the item level:
  1. Search for and open the item on the content edit page.

  2. Toward the right of the widget, select |mi-more_horiz|> Overrides. A widget appears.

  3. Expand Feature Overrides.

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

  5. Click Publish.