We’ve put together a few handy guides on how to create and use directories. Read on to learn how to create and customize directories, how to use forms to fill in directory listings, and how both users and administrators can customize what information is shown in a directory listing.
Creating a Directory
This guide to creating a directory will start by linking you to an article describing the first page of options, and then you’ll be walked through the more advanced options one page at a time.
Using Directory Forms
You can create and customize forms into which users can enter data and then use those forms to fill in directory listings.
Creating a Directory Form
To get started, follow this guide to creating a directory form:
Attaching a Form to a Directory
Creating a directory form isn’t enough: it has to be associated with a directory to have any effect.
Turning Form Responses into a Directory Listing
Finally, you’ll want to make sure that your form is equipped to feed into a directory. Follow these instructions to double-check:
Customizing Directory Listings
Though administrators ultimately control what information is mandatory for or left out of a directory, it is also possible to allow the user control over whether a specific piece of information is included.
Configuration as an Administrator
First, decide which fields are left out, which fields are mandatory, and which ones can be left up to the user:
Customization as a User
After settings have been chosen on the administrator’s side of the system, users can follow this guide to learn how to toggle any field you’ve allowed them to control: