Add a Contact

Using the Contact Directory Manager, you can create contact listings and add Personal Information, Work Information, Contact Information, Links, and a Biography.

To add a contact, do the following:

  1. On the right side of the toolbar, click The Dashboard Button.
  2. In the Dashboard, click Contact Directory Manager.

    The Contact Directory Manager page opens.

  3. On the Contact Directory Manager page, click Contact Manager.

    Access Contact Manager List

  4. On the Contact Manager page, click Add Contact.
  5. On the Add Contact page, add the contact details:

    Add Contact Details
    General Information
    Sorting Number Customize where this contact will appear in the contact list.
    Personal Information
    Prefix Select a prefix from the drop-down list.
    First Name (Required) Enter full first name.
    Middle Name Enter middle name or initial.
    Last Name (Required) Enter full last name.
    Suffix Select a suffix from the drop-down list.
    Add Contact Image Select a contact image for the listing.
    Work Information
    Internal ID Number Enter the ID number used by your organization. For example, an AdminPlus UNID or APID.
    Category Tags

    Select one or more user category tags to identify this contact's role in your school.

    This is an optional, but recommended, field. These tags allow you to sort and filter your school's contact list.

    Title or Position Enter an official title or position.
    + Add Another Title Enter secondary and tertiary positions or titles.
    Contact Information
    Phone Number Enter a primary telephone number.
    Phone Extension Enter an extension for the primary telephone number.
    Mobile Phone Number Enter a mobile phone number.
    Email

    (Required) Enter a valid email address, preferably within your organization.

    + Add Alternative Email Enter an alternative email and determine whether or not it is displayed in the staff directory.
    Locations

    Select one or more user location tags to identify this contact's location within your school. For more information, see [Add a Location].

    Example

    If your Admissions Office is located at an address that is different from the address for your Main Office, you can set different addresses for each location. In addition, you can add web addresses, social media links, map links, and phone numbers for each location.

    + Add Home Address Enter the contact's home address.
    Links
    Internal Page Click Choose a Page, and then select the contact's internal page to link to.
    Website URL Paste the URL for the home page of the contact's personal website.
    Twitter Paste the URL for the contact's Twitter profile.
    Facebook Paste the URL for the contact's Facebook profile.
    Instagram Paste the URL for the contact's Instagram profile.
    Biography
    Biography

    Enter and format a short biography of the contact.

    This biography appears in the staff directory.

    Blog Author
    Blog Author

    Enable or disable the Blog Author setting.

    If enabled, this contact's profile information (Name, Title, and Biography) will appear on blog posts associated with this contact.

  6. Click Add Contact and back to list

    or

    Click Add Contact and stay.



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