Directory entry of a person

Directory entry of a person

Description: A Directory entry of a person should be used for a person’s biographical profile. It is most often integrated into a list of staff or faculty members.

Fields: A Directory entry of a person offers a large range of fields, including the following: Title, Biography, Academic Title, Job Title, Degrees, First Name, Last Name, Room Number, Links, Phone Numbers, Contact Methods, Primary Image, etc. For a more detailed explanation on all these and other fields available to a Directory entry of a person, refer to Appendix.

Example

directory entry

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

Path

The URL where people will be able to view this piece of content. By default, the path will be automatically generated under the form of “person/lastname-firstname” in English and “personnes/lastname-firstname” in French.

Yes

Academic Title

The title of the person’s position if they are an academic staff member (teacher, researcher, etc.).

Yes

Biography

The person’s main biography.

Yes

Degrees

A list of degrees that person holds.

Yes

Job Title

The title of the person’s position if they are an administrative or support staff member.

Yes

Room Number

The building and room where the person’s office is located.

Yes

Links

This is used to provide references to other resources belonging to that person. A good example of this is a professor’s research website.

Yes

First Name (*Required)

The person’s first name.

No

Last Name (*Required)

The person’s last name.

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

Research Interests

A list of that person’s research interests.

No

Phone Numbers

This section allows you to enter one or multiple phone numbers associated with the person. It contains the following subfields:

  • Phone Number Type: By default, this field offers the options “Office”, “Mobile” and “Home”.
  • Phone Number: The person’s phone number.
  • Extension: The person’s extension, if applicable.

No

Other Contact Methods

This section allows you to enter one or multiple emails or other forms of communication like Skype associated with the person. It contains the following subfields:

  • Other Contact Type: By default, this field offers the options “Work E-Mail”, “Personal E-Mail” and “Skype”.
  • Contact Information: The person’s email address or skype account.

No

Primary Image

The person’s profile image.

No

Department (Added by Faculty app)

The academic department that person belongs to.

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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