Site managers and Content editors can create Conference speakers, as a way of displaying a short biography and additional information about your speakers. The speakers can appear on the homepage in a widget, and/or on a listing page.

Content type

Confernece speaker sample


Confernece speaker Zoology


Create a Conference speaker

  1. Select My Workbench from the administration bar. My Workbench menu.
  2. Select Create/Manage Content menu link.
    Create/manage content
  3. Select Conference speaker.
    confernece speaker
  4. Select Add conference speaker.
    add conference speaker button
  5. Enter the Full name of the speaker, which will be referenced when searching for speaker names.
    full name
  6. Enter the First name of the speaker.
    First name
  7. Enter the Last name of the speaker.
    last name
  8. Enter the Title or position of the speaker (optional).
    title or position
  9. Enter the speaker's Affiliation (optional).
  10. Enter a Twitter handle for the speaker (optional).
    twitter handle
  11. Upload a Profile image of the speaker.Conference speaker profile image upload field
  12. Add a short biography under Bio.
    conference speaker bio
  13. Assign the speaker to a Speaker group. This will group speakers on the listing page (optional).
    speaker group
  14. Select the Language of the speaker. The default is English (optional).
  15. Save and Publish.

Enable Conference speakers in Homepage settings

  1. The Site manager can select the Homepage settings in the Administration bar.
    Homepage settings button.
  2. Check Enable box to enable the Speakers widget.
  3. Select Layout and Background colour options.
  4. Select Speaker widget settings link to further configure the widget.

Configure the Speakers listing page

Listing pages are created and published by default on your site, but will need to be configured. In order for the listing page to display properly, it must be placed in the site hierarchy

Note: A menu link must be added for the Speakers listing page in order for the "And more +" button on the homepage, and the Speakers listing page to work properly.