Profiles

Profiles are used to highlight an individuals research areas, education, teaching background. For more information see the description and example of profiles in the WCMS Template Design Options

When your site is first created the Profiles option will be de-activated by default. You can choose to activate or de-activate it any time.

Instructions:

  • Create a proflle
  • Publishing
    • If it's a new profile (i.e., not already on the website) you'll need to publish the profiles folder
    • If the profile is alreay on the website and you've just made changes you just need to publish the individual profile folder

Create a new profile

    1. Go to New and seclect Proflle
    2. In the Display Name field enter the name (usually first and last) of the individual
    3. Click Submit

      new profile

    4. Select the index page then click the Edit tab
    5. Fill in the fields as necessary.
      • Title is what will be the default text that appears when the page is bookmarked
      • Research Areas is the content displayed on the Profiles index page (the page that lists all the individual profiles)
    6. Click Submit
    7. Publish the profiles parent folder to add the individual profile to your website

Profile in edit mode


Activate Profiles

  1. Select the profiles folder
  2. Click the Edit tab
  3. Add or edit the Display Name  - text that is displayed in the navigation
  4. Choose Yes:
    • Show in navigation
    • Show in mobile navigation - if necessary
  5. Check the checkboxes:
    • Include when publishing
    • Include when indexing
  6. Click Submit

Activate profiles

 


De-activate Profiles

  1. Select the profiles folder
  2. Click the Edit tab
  3. Choose No:
    • Show in navigation
    • Show in mobile navigation - if necessary
  4. Un-check the checkboxes:
    • Include when publishing
    • Include when indexing
  5. Click Submit

dectivate profiles

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