Person

The Person content type provides the basic fields to capture information for the people in your organization/department and are displayed through Views 

View a sample person

Categorize people here

How to add People to your website:

  1. Click "Manage" in the top bar
  2. Click "Content"
  3. Click "Add content"
  4. Select "Person"
  5. Enter the Person's First Name and Last Name in the respective text boxes, these fields are mandatory.
  6. The people you make can be categorized by the Categories drop down area. The Categories are made through taxonomy terms, more information about taxonomy terms can be found below in the "Categorize Your People" section.
  7. Enter the information about your Person in the Fields you would like that are described below.
  8. Click on "Save"

Fields

  • First Name: Person's first name
  • Last Name: Person's last name
  • Category: Category of the person (typically the department name)
  • Photo: Person's headshot photo  Note: Images must be larger than 568 x 426 pixels.
    • Alternate text: Alternate text of the person's photo (typically their full name)
  • Job Title(s): Person's job title
  • E-mail: Person's work email address
  • Phone Number(s): Person's work phone number
  • Address(es): Person's work address
  • Biography: Person's biography

How to Create a Directory Page:

  1. Click "Manage" in the top bar
  2. Click "Content"
  3. Click "Flexible Page"
  4. Title the page how you would like (department or organization name, or simply "Directory Page")
  5. Select the "View" page element.
  6. Select the "View" drop down menu. For a Person, the proper Views will be formatted:
    • uaqs_person_directory - {style}
      • Grid - Each person will appear with their name, picture, job title and contact information with the pictures as teasers and in 4 Person columns. Each Person is linked to their page on the website.
      • Row - Each person will appear with their name, picture, job title and contact information and they are organized in rows. Each Person is linked to their page on the website.
  7. People are categorized by the taxonomy terms you create. You can use the "Arguments" field to only display selective categories of people.
  8. Save

How to Categorize Your People:

To add categories to your directory, you will need to add "Taxonomy Terms." More information about Taxonomy Terms can be found here. Follow the instructions below to add taxonomy terms to your website.

  1. Click on "Manage" in the top bar
  2. Click "Structure"
  3. Click "Taxonomy"
  4. Along the Vocabulary Name "Person Categories" select "List Terms."
  5. Reorder existing terms using the arrows to the left of each Term Name or Add Term.
  6. Save

These terms will now show in the Category section when editing a person.

Reordering Your People

The default order of people is alphabetical. If you need to change, go to "your-url/admin/uaqs-person/reorder-people". Click on arrow symbol to left of person's name and drag and drop to new placement. Remember to save when finished.