How to create profile pages for your department's employees.
- Everyone who might need their contact information anywhere on the website should have a profile.
- Once a person has a profile, that profile information can be reused on other parts of the site. Some examples:
- Press Releases
- Department directories
Full Profile renderhandler:
Small Profile renderhandler:
Step 1: Create the Page
- Create a new page in the Profiles folder (subsite).
- The page's name/title should be the person's first & last name.
- The page's description could be the person's title or duties.
- Make sure you set the Content Type to be Contact Info/Biography.
- Page Display container settings do not apply to Profile Pages.
Step 2: Fill Out the Profile Element
- Click on the 'Click here to fill out the profiles element' link.
- Type: What kind of profile is this?
- First Name: The person's first name.
- Middle Name: The person's middle name (not necessary).
- Last Name: The person's last name.
- Title: The person's position title (alderman, _____ specialist, etc).
- Email: The person's email address. People will not see the actual email address so spammers won't find it. Instead, an email form will appear on the profile page.
- Office Phone: The person's office phone, with nothing between the numbers (13146223400).
- Office Phone Extension: If this person has a phone extension, enter it here (numbers only).
- Cell Phone: Person's cell phone number, with nothing between the numbers (13146223400).
- Address, City, State, Zip: Person's work address.
- Image: Portrait of the person, if available.
- Bio: Information about the person.
- Facebook URL: Full URL to their Facebook profile.
- Twitter URL: Full URL to their Twitter page.
- LinkedIn URL: Full URL to their LinkedIn profile.
- Status: If the person is no longer employed with their organization, mark 'retired.' Otherwise mark 'active.'
- Click Finish.
Step 3: Submit the Profile Element
- Check your content for accuracy.
- Submit the element & activate the page.
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