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Spotlight Digital Exhibits

Setting up and curating your digital exhibit with Spotlight.

Displaying Metadata Fields

Displaying Metadata Fields

  1. Under Configuration, click Metadata.

screenshot of configuration menu with metadata circled in red


  1. You will see the list of metadata fields that come from Oregon Digital. Select or deselect checkboxes to set the fields you want included or excluded on item details pages and search results pages (list, gallery, masonry, and slideshow)

screenshot of metadata page


  1. Click on the three horizontal lines to drag and drop each field to reorder how it appears in the exhibit.
  2. Click on the text of a metadata field to rename it
  3. Scroll to the bottom to find the Exhibit-Specific Fields.

screenshot of exhibit specific fields


  1. Click Add new field and it will take you to the Add Exhibit-Specific Field page.

screenshot of page to add exhibit-specific fields


  1. Give your exhibit-specific field a name, description, and click whether you want it free text or to come from a controlled vocabulary.
  2. Click Save. Your new field will appear at the bottom of the Metadata page under Exhibit-Specific Fields.

screenshot of exhibit specific fields with a field called family member

  1. Click Save Changes.
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