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A place for nonprofit WordPress developers and content managers of all skill levels.
The WordPress group is an engaged network of WordPress developers and content managers, for all skill levels, by WordPress users for WordPress users, to encourage the usage of and advocate for WordPress.

Our goal: to support nonprofit organizations using (or interested in using) WordPress. Additionally, this is a safe and friendly place for beginning WordPress developers and users to ask questions and connect to like-minded people.

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1.  Can anyone recommend good Staff/People profile plugin?

Posted Sep 08, 2016 18:43

I'm hoping that someone in the group has a go-to plugin they like for managing Staff/Board/People profiles. I'm looking for your standard headshot + short bio + contact details profile with a nice overview page. Hopefully it would support multiple types of people so we could do Board and Staff on separate pages.

I've always built things like this custom and I've struggled to find a plugin I liked. Staffer seemed promising, but it hasn't been updated in two years (including some changes I submitted to them via GitHub!).

Any and all recommendations are greatly appreciated!

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Mark Root-Wiley

MRW Web Design / MRWweb.com / @MRWweb
Thoughtful WordPress Website for Nonprofits & Mission-Driven Organizations
Seattle, WA
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2.  RE: Can anyone recommend good Staff/People profile plugin?

Posted Sep 08, 2016 19:09
I did a really nifty staff page for a group called Community HealthCorps using a plugin called Ubergrid.  It's not specifically for making staff pages, but it has some really cool features, including categories (which can be turned off or on) and pop-up lightbox capabilities (click on any of the staff member boxes):  http://dev.communityhealthcorps.com/our-team/.

Sadly, they lost the entirety of their government funding about halfway through the project, so they had to cancel the contract and the site is only half finished.  We never got to build out the home page widgets, but did get content on a lot of the other pages.


Cindy


Cindy Leonard, Consulting Team Leader
Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris University, 
339 Sixth Ave, Ste 750, Pgh, PA 15222
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3.  RE: Can anyone recommend good Staff/People profile plugin?

Posted Sep 09, 2016 04:27

I've used the Simple Staff List plugin here: Healthwatch Bucks and here: Maternity Action.

Really simple to use, has a basic template you can edit. You can categorise into staff, volunteers, board, whatever you want.

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Jason King
WordPress Web Developer
London
www.kingjason.co.uk

Twitter: @jasoncsking



4.  RE: Can anyone recommend good Staff/People profile plugin?

Posted Sep 21, 2016 09:42

I have never used a plugin for staff page. It is easier to build a custom post type and a template. Here are some examples of the pages we have built using the same custom post type and template:

https://friendshipplace.org/staff-board/

https://maec.org/about/staff/

https://maec.org/about/board-of-directors/

http://www.andromedadc.org/about-us/staff/

Amar

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Amar Trivedi
AmDee LLC
Bethesda MD



5.  RE: Can anyone recommend good Staff/People profile plugin?

Posted Sep 22, 2016 09:44

We built an intranet for a client a few months ago. We ended using the WOffice theme ($64) which works with BuddyPress to provide many features as part of a true intranet. There is a directory plugin called Business Directory Plugin (: https://wordpress.org/plugins/business-directory-plugin/  ) which built the staff directory. That's a free plugin that can stand by itself. It all works well.

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Bruce Thompson
President
Kilakwa Associates
Middle Grove, NY