Biographical article on a person

Biographical article on a person

Description: For creating an article which is tied to a specific Directory entry of a person. The page will render an article on the left, and will pull basic information from the associated Directory entry of a person on the right.

Fields: The main fields available to a Biographical article on a person are the Title, the Title suffix, the Summary, the Body, the Primary Image and the Directory Entry Reference. For a more detailed explanation on all these and other fields available to a Biographical article on a person, refer to Appendix.

Example:

bio article

Appendix

The appendices below deal with all the different fields available to the nodes and content snippets described in "Understanding our pages and the elements that compose them ". The “Translatable?” column refers to whether a field requires both English and French content.

Field Name

Description

Translatable?

Title (*Required)

The title of your piece of content.

Yes

Title Suffix

Defines a suffix to be attached to the generated titles. The beginning of the title will usually be the person’s name, which is referenced in the Directory Entry Reference field below.

Yes

Path

The URL where people will be able to view this piece of content.

Yes

Summary

A brief summary of your piece of content meant to be displayed within teasers on landing pages.

Yes

Body (*Required)

The most important field. This is where you will write your content.

Yes

Related Links

This is meant for links related to your current piece of content. The “Title” portion of this field is for the text that will be visible to the public while the “URL” is the path where the related content lives.

Yes

Primary Image

You may attach to this field an image that will be used within teasers on landing pages. You also have the option to display this image within the content itself by checking the option.

No

Directory Entry Reference (*Required)

A reference to the person’s to which the article relates to.

No

Department (Added by Faculty app)

The academic department to which the article relates to. This can be different than the department which the person belongs to.

No

Content Groups

This is a list of terms to which your piece of content may belong. Most of these terms are associated with distinct parts of your site so be careful which terms you select.

No

Biographical Groups

This is a list of terms to which your piece of content may belong, reserved for biographical type content. Most of these terms are associated with distinct parts of your site so be careful which terms you select.

No

Tags

This field allows you to tag your content. This may be used in the future to enhance the search capabilities of every site.

No

Published Timeframe

If you have time sensitive content, you may use this field to set a publish and unpublish date and time. Note that there will be a delay between the time you unpublish content in the backend and when that content will become unviewable by the public.

No

Sidebar Reference

This field allows you to reference a Mini panel (more specifically, its machine name) that will be placed in the right sidebar region of the page. Leave this field blank unless your webmaster has explicitly advised you to use it.

No

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