WordPress Team Post Type
In this tutorial on Visualmodo WordPress themes you will see how to build a WordPress Team Post Type using our themes and our WordPress plugin – Visual Elements plugin to show you team members.
Before start creating a team posts in WordPress site you need to navigate on: Wp Dashboard > Visualmodo > Theme options > Post Types > and create your team post type as is shown in the attached image below, a number of post types (set it as 2 or more according to your site style) the name, slug, plural name and save the changes. After that refresh the page to load the new WordPress dashboard ‘Team’ area. (Normally when you activate the theme on your WordPress this post type is already build and present).
Now is time to create your team posts, you can write it up just like your design your pages (using the page builder elements to design any layout you like) or blog posts and do not forget to add a featured image on each post before save. NOTE: you can edit the team body content area using the visual composer page builder just like you did for your WordPress site pages using the elements, to enable the visual composer page builder on this team / members editor post type please take a look here. Just make sure you complete the fields of ‘Featured Image’ and the social and name fields to display it on the posts index page in the area of ‘Team Options’.
How to call / add this team posts in my pages?
After all you need to make sure you have the Visual Elements Plugin activated on your WordPress site, the Visual Elements plugin is a Visualmodo WordPress Plugin that all our client’s gain for free, this plugin will add more elements on your Visual Composer Page builder element (As soon as you active the Visualmodo theme on your site you will receive a notification on your WordPress dashboard asking for you click and install this plugin).
To use a team element login on your WordPress dashboard and go to your ‘Pages’ area, in this area found the page that you want to apply this team element and click on ‘edit’ button, in the editor window you will need to click on Page Builder, and on ‘Add Element’ in a page builder select the ‘Portfolio’ element, like this one on the attached photo below:
When you select the ‘Portfolio’ element a window will open to you chose your portfolio layout, you will be able to apply an animation for this element, select the columns layout, the portfolio items style, remove space between portfolio items, remove link to single portfolio item (NOTE: in the case you just want your site users click on a image and it’s open a light-box with only the image and title you need to mark the option for remove the link for single team post item page, in the case you don’t mark it your user will be redirected to the portfolio post page when click on the portfolio item on a page) the display mode, if you want the filter or not, a title or the filter, a number of the posts and the order. After you end your custom just click on the ‘Save’ button to apply it on a page.
You also can show your team posts (call the posts) in any page or post on your WordPress site using the Visual Composer ‘Posts Grid’ element or even design your own grid system to show your team posts in the way you like, for it please watch the videos below.
WordPress Team Post Type by Visualmodo
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