e-Portfolios: Profiles

Profile Basics

Profiles are a view of a set of posts from your e-portfolio blog.

Creating a Profile

 

In the Dashboard got to Profiles -> Add New

Add Profile

On if you are on the front of your blog choose profile from the New menu on the Admin bar:

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Editing a Profile

The Add new profile page will let you do the following:

  1. Name the Profile
  2. Add your school name and class.
  3. Add a badge image (for school badge for example) and a Profile image.
  4. Order the Profile sections and adjust their content.
  5. Save a Draft Profile
  6. Preview a Profile
  7. Publish a Profile.

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On creating a new Profile the profile sections that have posts with the relevent Profile Tags will be added to the profile.

Profile sections can be rearranged by drag and drop.

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Rearranging sections

 

When you hover over a profile section the cursor changes to a ‘move‘ cursor and a disclosure arrow appears.

Profile sections can be removed: Expand the section and click remove selection.

The content of profiles sections can be edited.

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Expanded Profile Section.

 

By default the profile section will show the last 3 posts with the appropriate profile tag. These can be removed. Once removed you can add other post with that tag with the pop-up at the bottom of the section..

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Adding a Post to a Profile Section.

 

Profile can be saved as Drafts or Published.

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Publish Metabox

 

Once published Profiles cannot be edited, although a clone can be made and that clone edited.

If a profile has been saved as a Draft you can preview the profile.

Clicking the Publish button will show a confirmation Dialog :

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Publish conformation Dialog

Once the profile is published the profile metabox is updated:

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You can Click view profile to view, print or export the profile to PDF.

 

 

 

 

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