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BrightSpot and Accessibility Training

BrightSpot is the online content management system BYU–Hawaii uses to manage and edit websites. Tutorials, documentation, and training sessions are available for new users.

BrightSpot Basic Resources

These resources are good references to help guide you through basic processes in BrightSpot.

BYU–Hawaii BrightSpot Tutorial

Step by step instructions on how to log in and edit content in BYU–Hawaii's content management syste.

Dashboard Layout and Tools

Instructions on how to use the dashboard layout and tools.

Workflow, Revisions, and New Content

Instructions for making a revision and understanding how the workflow works.

Other Sources of Brighspot Documentation

BYU Quickstart Tutorials

BYU has a collection of short videos and instructions that explain basic functions in BrightSpot. These videos are great bits of help for first-time users.

BrightSpot Documentation

BrightSpot has a fairly comprehensive online guide. If you want to dig deeper into BrightSpot's capabilities, use the documentation to find more.

Content Documentation and Tutorials

Brightspot instructions and tutorials by content or feature type.

Section, Page, and Article with Lead Content

Instruction on how to use section, page, & article with lead content.

Employee Page

Instructions on how to make changes or revisions to an employee page using Brightspot.

Department Faculty or Staff Directory

Instruction on how to add and remove employee

Edit Page Promos

Instruction on how to edit the promo tabs of a page.

Work With Lists

Instructions on how to create, use, and customize lists.

Upload Images on Brightspot

Instruction on how upload images on Brightspot.

Internal and External Links

Instruction on how to use internal and external link.

Link Phone Number and Email Address

Instruction on how to hyperlink a phone number and email.

Upload Attachment

Instruction on how to upload an attachment.

Upload a Video on Brightspot

Instruction on how to upload a video on Brightspot.

Brighspot Forms

A series of videos covering forms in BrightSpot with topics ranging from the basics of getting a form started to more complex aspects of forms such as creating email actions.

Creating Event Pages for University Events Calendar

Create event pages and send them to the university-wide calendar on University Events page.


A section is a way to organize pages together on a website, similar to how pages in a book are grouped into chapters. On BYUH websites, departments and sub departments are organized into sections and the main or front page for the department is a section page.

PDF Accessibility Correction Training

Learn how to check and fix accessibility issues on PDF attachments.

Note: Making PDFs or other files accessible to meet web accessibility guidelines can be difficult. Viewing them online also may require additional functionality. For these reasons, it is recommended that we avoid publishing PDFs or attachments and add content to web pages instead if possible.