Step by Step Instructions

WordPress Plugin Staff List – Step by Step Instructions

1. Create staff template.

2. Add input fields.

Fields are created on Staff Template screen, Input Fields section. How to add a field.
  • Staff template doesn’t have default data fields.
  • To create custom data entry form, add only the fields required by your application.
  • You don’t have to select all the fields at once. You can add them later, as needed.
  • Adding a field requires selecting the field type: field types.
  • Selecting the field type is the most important part of the design process!
  • Once created the field type can’t be changed! (there are some exceptions).
  • Visual effects like fonts, margins, field order or layout can be modified anytime.
  • When not sure what field type is best suited for your type of data – please contact us.

3. Set Field Display Options

Field data can be shown on Staff Page, Single Page or both. Field display options.

4. Add Staff Member

  • Go to: Staff List > Staff Members
  • Click: Add New
  • Enter a title (usually first and last name).
  • Select the Staff Template (the template you’ve created in step 1.)
  • Click Publish or Update
Template selector is usually located in the right column of the data entry screen.
There is also an option to select a default template: Admin > Default Template.
WordPress lugin staff list, staff member-template selector

5. Add Staff Member Content

The fields you’ve defined in the template (step 2) are displayed on the Staff Members form.

  • Fill out the form.
  • Click Update

6. Create and publish a Staff Page

7. Create and publish a Single Page

This step is optional. It can be done later.

8. Customize the Template

You can modify the look and feel of your presentation by adding custom styles or adjusting built-in layout options.

  • Template Options > Custom Styles . Change display properties of Staff List sections.
  • Input Fields. Customize the individual fields.
  • Template Options > Field Order – Staff. Change fields order on staff pages.
  • Template Options > Field Order – Single. Change order of fields on single pages.
  • Template Options > Staff Order. Change order of the individual records.