Building People Pages

People pages make it easy to display information about people who are important to your organization. Explore whether people pages can benefit your website.

If a people page is a good fit for the information you need to share with your site visitors, follow the step-by-step instructions to get started creating a post for each individual, then create the people page that summarizes all your organization’s individuals. New posts for individuals will automatically be added to the people page.

Create an Individual Person Post

By Public Affairs on March 31, 2015

Posts for an individual person provide detailed information about the person being featured. They can include a featured image, contact information, personal information and a detailed description of the person. Learn how to create an person post.

Create a People Page

By Public Affairs on March 30, 2015

Useful for biographies of your staff members, speakers for a conference and more, a people page displays summaries of your people posts. Learn how to set up your people page.

Customizing a People Page

By Public Affairs on February 28, 2015

Customize certain features of a people page, such as how many profiles to display and whether to display in grid or list format.

Changing Layouts for Custom Post Types

By Public Affairs on February 17, 2015

You can customize the appearance and layout of your events, people, news and items pages and posts. Learn about layout options and how to change them.

Editing Staff Member Info

By Public Affairs on February 9, 2015

Learn how to change the fields that appear under Staff Member Info on People pages and profiles.

How to Use Categories to Manage Posts

By Public Affairs on March 20, 2014

Categories provide a helpful way to group related posts together and to quickly tell readers what a post is about. The WashU Web Theme allows you to filter your blog, people and items posts by category. Learn how to organize your posts into topical categories.