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Directory Profile Management in Plone

Here you will find how to manage your Job Title and Biography for display on the Extension website.

Your profile on the Extension website is important to our users, and management of the details is easy to take care of in Plone. Use the steps outlined below to update your information.

Access your profile in Plone

Step One: Navigate to your profile in Plone.

Start at https://extension.psu.edu/directory/ to find your Extension profile. Click on your name to access your profile page.

For those with a 100% Extension appointment, your primary directory will be located right here within the Extension website. For Faculty with a primary appointment in a College department, your profile is located in your department domain. However, you can still access editing your profile by following the link from the Extension directory in Plone.

Step Two: Open your profile to Edit.

Click on the "Edit" tab in the green bar in Plone.

Access editing in Plone.

Step Three: Access your Professional Information.

Once you are in Edit mode in your profile, select the "Professional Information" link.

Professional Information

Manage your "Job Title"

Now that you have your profile open to edit, take the following steps to update your "Job Title" in the Professional Information section.

Step One: Enter your job classification, followed by an approved descriptor in the "Job Title" field.

Job Title Edit

Note that you can enter multiple job titles (one per line) in the case that you hold multiple positions at the University. Only the first title will display on the Extension website, but additional titles will show in your College profile page (if you have one).

Step Two: Save your profile in Plone by clicking the gray "Save" button at the bottom of the page.

Manage your "Biography"

Now that you have your profile open to edit, take the following steps to update your "Biography" in the Professional Information section. This will display in the "About Me" tab of your profile page in the Extension website.

Step One: Add or update the text using the editor box.

Biography Edit

Step Two: Save your profile in Plone by clicking the gray "Save" button at the bottom of the page.

Manage your list of "Areas of Expertise"

Step One: Add or update a list of your expertise areas. Enter one per line, being descriptive but concise.

Areas of Expertise List

Step Two: Save your profile in Plone by clicking the gray "Save" button at the bottom of the page.