Plugins

We offer several custom plugins for your website’s needs.To request a plugin be activated for your site, please use the Request Service form.

  • Bulletin Board: Post job or internship opportunities that don’t display in the news feed.
  • Calendar – All-in-One Event Calendar
  • Faculty Books
  • Forms – Formidable
  • Profiles: Highlight a news item, faculty member, or student via a sidebar widget that displays thumbnail and pull quote.
  • People Directory
    • Limited People Directory – No individual profile pages, can upgrade to full people directory at any time without losing any information
    • Graduate Student & Job Market Candidates (add-on for People Directory)
  • Tables – Tablepress
  • Testimonials: creates a custom post type for alumni or internship testimonials.

People Directory Docs

There are three levels/separate plugins for the people directory.

People Directory – Limited

If you only want to have a directory page with no individual profiles use the People Directory – Limited. This is usually only the case for research/group sites.

People Directory – Full

The People Directory plugin accommodates the following information

  • Name
  • Last name (for indexing)
  • Degrees
  • Expertise/Research Areas
  • Phone Number
  • Fax Number
  • Email Address
  • Office Location
  • Office hours
  • Personal website link (becomes directory link if bio field is empty)
  • Lab website
  • Microsoft academic publication feed
  • Google scholar publication feed
  • Faculty books feed (Faculty books plugin must be activated)
  • Bio tab
  • Research tab
  • Teaching tab
  • Publications tab
  • and two extra tabs with custom names

The plugin also creates to custom taxonomies: Role and Directory Filter

Roles come pre-populated with faculty, job market candidate, leadership, professor emeriti, and staff. Additional roles can be added at any time.

Directory filters can be set to anything. Both roles and directory filters can be used to dynamically sort the directory index.

Graduate Student/Job Market Candidate Add-on

This plugin must be used in conjunction with People Directory – Full.

It adds the following additional fields and can be used with the page templates “Job Market Candidate” and “Graduate Students”:

  • Thesis title
  • Fields
  • Main Advisor
  • Research/Body Content