Introduction

The Contact content type is used to capture an individual’s contact information. This could be a UCT employee or someone associated with the university.

Add a contact

  1. Log on to the Web CMS Dashboard and ensure that thesite you select is the Current site .
  2. Click the Content tab > Add content dropdown menu > Add Contact .
    • Enter the following information in the Personal details tab:
      • Add a new file: browse to upload an image of the contact and provide alternate text for the image.
      • Title : select the title from the dropdown list, or other to specify a different title.
      • First name
      • Initials
      • Surname: this is a required field.
  3. Complete the following steps in the left side panel:
    • Click Meta .
      • Job title: specify the job title.
      • Bio: enter information about the author.
      • Faculty: select an option from the dropdown list, if applicable.
      • Department: specify, if applicable.
      • Tags : these keywords, separated by a comma, are used to describe and improve findability of your content. They are also taxonomy reference fields to group content from different categories. Multi-word phrases can be enclosed in inverted commas for precision ( g., “teaching and learning”) .
    • Click Contact .
      • Email: provide the contact’s email address, if available.
      • Contact number(s): provide their contact numbers, if available.
      • Click Add another item to provide additional contact number(s) .
    • Click Location .
      • Map: enter the iframe code from Google Maps.
      • Address: Enter the physical address.
    • Click Website & social .
      • URL: provide a website URL to a personal blog or faculty or departmental website (e.g., http://www.facultyname.uct.ac.za ).
      • Link text: hyperlinked text ( e.g., View website )
      • Add a new or existing social media link :
        • Add new social media link:
          • Label: text that appears on the website (e.g., LinkedIn Profile )
          • Social media link URL: points to the respective social media page.
          • Click Create social media link.
        • Add existing social media link:
          • Social media link: start typing the link and select the applicable one from the list.
          • Click Add social media link.
        • Click Researcher (this applies to researchers only).
          • Staff number: Enter the researcher’s staff number.
          • Profile display:
            • Default: This will only show the researcher’s title in Converis, while the rest of the information is from the contact created in Web CMS.
            • Converis - Full: This shows the full bio, contact details and profile picture from Converis, and none of the details provided in Web CMS.
            • Converis – Bio only: This option only pulls the Converis title and bio, while the rest of the contact details and picture from Web CMS .
          • On the right side panel.
            • Create new revision:
            • Revision log message: log recent updates made to this content (e.g., Contact number was updated) .
            • Share preview link: share link with an individual who is not an authenticated Web CMS user but needs to review content.
            • Current state: shows the content’s current state .
            • Change to: change the content state to draft, published or unpublished .
            • Delete: remove content.
            • Node lock: when activated those in lower roles are unable to update or edit content.
            • URL alias: automatically generated, but can be changed under the Domain-specific path text field. Subsite paths cannot be removed for content that belongs to a subsite. In the event that the alias does not contain the subsite path, the system will automatically generate it.
            • Promotion options
              • Promoted to front page: This is not currently in use, but is a default Drupal feature.
              • Sticky at top of lists: when enabled, content is placed at the top of lists or wherever it appears. This order takes precedence over other sorting options such as alphabet or date.
            • UCT sitemap: this node is added to the sitemap navigation, when enabled.

Contact table

Picture Name Position Contact Address
Placeholder image Dr Firstname Lastname Sample job title 021 650 0xxx
firstname.lastname@uct.ac.za
University of Cape Town

Contact full

Dr Firstname Lastname

Sample job title

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