Jobs & Experts
INACTIVE NOTICE: This plugin is unsupported by WPMUDEV, we've published it here for those technical types who might want to fork and maintain it for their needs.
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Jobs & Experts brings a high-end jobs board to WordPress.
Originally built to manage our popular WPMU DEV Jobs & Pros, each feature has been tested and concept proven by real users and true experts.
Let Experts list their skills with amazing graphic elements.
Post a Job
Post projects from an intuitive, responsive front-end interface. Describe your project, share a budget, set a deadline and attach spec files. Create a site where quality professionals come looking to work with you on your next big project.
Showcase Your Skills
It's everything you need to show your skills. Share an avatar, bio, contact information, example work and link to social profiles. Hand-pick the perfect person based on experience, portfolio, and recommendations from others.
Simple front end interface editing for a real connecting people.
Fits Every Theme
From animated graphics to modern icons, each feature comes with an equally compelling design element that can be adjusted to integrate beautifully into every theme. Adjust colors, listing layout and position elements exactly where you want them.
Give users a better experience and streamline navigation with advanced search.
Jobs & Experts comes packaged with an advanced search module, project specific categories and skill tags making it super easy to navigate. Search thousands of listings quickly to find jobs that fit your skill set and pay you what you're worth.
Help get things done with Jobs & Experts – easy from the front to the back.
To Get Started:
Login to your admin panel for WordPress or Multisite and activate the plugin:
- On regular WordPress installs – visit Plugins and Activate the plugin.
- For WordPress Multisite installs – Activate it blog-by-blog (say if you wanted to make it a Pro Sites premium plugin), or visit Network Admin -> Plugins andNetwork Activate the plugin.
Once installed and activated, you'll see 2 new menu items in your dashboard; Jobs and Experts.
Let's take a look at the Getting Started page by going directly to the Jobs menu or Jobs > Getting Started. You'll see a welcome page with some helpful links to get started.
In mobile use, that will appear slightly condensed. Let's go through those links!
1. In the Jobs Listings section, you'll see the following links:
- Click the Edit link to edit the page used to display the Job Listings in the front-end.
- Click the Add link to create a new Job.
2. In the Jobs & Experts Overview section, you'll see a link to edit the page used for the overview in the front-end. 3. In the Experts Listings section, you'll see some links to interact with Experts:
- Click the Edit link to edit the page used to display the Experts Listings in the front-end.
- Click the Add link to create a new Expert.
Let's take a look at the virtual page for the Job Listings.
Virtual page for Jobs Listings
Here you can change the title and content for the Jobs Listings section in the front-end.
Enter a title for the page. Enter your content in the visual editor. You can include whatever content you want but the plugin provides shortcodes for the various sections by default. Press the Publish button to save your changes.
Virtual page for Experts Listings
Similar to the previous section, here you change the title and content for the Experts Listings section in the front-end.
Enter a title for the page. Enter your content in the visual editor. Press the Publish button to save your changes.
Configuring the Settings
Let's have a look through the settings page. Click on Jobs > Settings.
Here's you'll see a sub-menu where you can select to configure various aspects of the plugin, as follows:
- General Settings
- Jobs Settings
- Experts Settings
Let's begin with the General Settings, we'll go through the sub-sections available there.
In this sub-section, you'll have the option to select from a number of Icon Colors. These are the icons used to display the various options in the site's front-end. The options are as follows:
- Dark Icons, for light button backgrounds
- Bright Icons, for dark button backgrounds
- No Icons - to remove icons from buttons
You'll also see an Addons section where you can activate and deactivate various addons included with the plugin.
The list of Addons currently includes the following:
Add advanced search form for jobs and experts listing page
Use WYSIWYG for jobs/experts detail field, the value will be filtered by kses for security
Dynamic layout for jobs/experts listing page
Expert Demo Data
Create random expert records, for testing purposes.
Job Demo Data
Create random job records, for testing purposes.
Simply click the Activate link for each Addon you'd like to use. Be sure to click the _Save Change_s button to save all the changes you make to this section.
Here, you will find settings for the Jobs section.
Let's go through the Job options.
Here, you configure the options for Experts. Let's check out the settings for this.