Creating an Employees Item

Updated on April 11, 2018

Before adding the Employees shortcode, an employees item needs to be created and configured.

Enabling the Employees Post Type

Before starting, you’ll need to make sure that the employees post type is enabled in your theme.

To enable the employees post type:

1From the WordPress left menu, go to Theme Options > Advanced > Post Types.
2Enable the Employees Post Type option.
3Click on Save Settings.

Creating an Employees Item

You’ll need to add a new employee or edit an existing employee’s details, such as the portrait photo, job title, description or social media links.

To add a new employee:

1From the WordPress left menu, go to Employees > Add New.
employees item - add new employee
2Fill out the fields with the necessary information and click on Publish.

To Edit an Existing Employee:

1From the WordPress left menu, go to Employees > All Employees.
employees item - all employees
2Hover over an employee name and click on the Edit button.
employees item - edit employee
3Edit the values in the fields as needed and click on Update.

Configuring the Employees Item

Once the item is created, you will be presented with bunch of options to add content to your employees post type.

Single Employee Page Enabling this option means this employee member will have a single post so you can add extra content in the editor above.
Header Hero Content Skin Sets a header hero content skin.
Link to a URL Use this option to add a custom URL to this member such as a detailed page.
Employee Position Sets the employees position.
About Member This text will be shown in employees loop.
Email Address Sets an email address for the employee.
Social Network Sets a social network for the employee.
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