Download

There are two locations you can download the Tour Operators Teams Extension Plugin from:

  1. You can download this extension directly off our website at – https://www.lsdev.biz/product/tour-operators-team/
  2. You can download this extension directly from the backend of your website –
  • Login to the backend of your website
  • Hover over the “Tour Operator” menu item and select the “Add-Ons” sub-menu item
  • You will notice a list of the available Tour Operator Add-ons
  • Select the add-on labelled “Team”
  • You will be redirected to our website where you can purchase and download the plugin

Install

  • Navigate to the back-end of your WordPress website
  • Hover over the “Plugins” item on your Dashboard
  • Select the “Add New” sub item
  • Select the “Upload Plugin” option and choose the “TO team” extension file you recently downloaded
  • Select “Install Now”
  • Once the plugin is installed, select “Activate Plugin”

TO Team Settings

API License Activation

Activate your extension by inserting the license key you received when completing purchase of the extension.

  • Navigate to your WordPress Dashboard
  • Hover over the “Tour Operators” menu item and select the “Settings” option
  • Here you will notice a number of menu items
  • You will land in the “Display” tab
  • Navigate to the tab labelled “API”
  • Select the “License Keys” sub-item
  • You will notice a field heading “Tour Operator Team”
  • FIll your valid registration email and API key into the provided fields
  • Select “Activate”

Team Settings

  • Navigate to the backend of your website
  • Hover over the custom “Tour Operator” menu item
  • Select the ‘Settings” option from the sub-menu that appears
  • You will land on the “General” TO settings tab
  • Select the “Team” option from the TO menu
  • You will notice four sub-menu items in the team’s settings area
  1. General
  2. Placeholders
  3. Archive
  4. Single

General

General Enquiry – Select the general enquiry popup form you want to be accessible on your tour pages

View the Plugins Support docs to view supported Form Plugins

Disable Modal – Disable the TO contact modal and instead redirect to URL of another page

Enquire Link – Input the URL for the custom contact page (will only take effect if modal is disabled)

Select your consultants – Select your previously added team members to act as consultants

Placeholders

Banner Placeholder – Select a placeholder image to display as the “teams” landing page banner image

Archive – Select a archive featured image for your teams

Archive

Disable Archives – This disables the “post type archive”, if you create your own custom loop it will still work.

Banner Image – Set a banner image for your teams archives

Banner Video URL (MP4) – Enter the URL of a mp4 video to display as your banner image

Title – Title your destination archives

Tagline – Give a brief description to be displayed as the destination archive tagline

Description – Give a brief description of your destination archives display

Single

Disable Singles – When disabled you will be redirected to the homepage when trying to access a single tour page.
“Related teams” Section Title – enter a section title for the “Related” section displayed on each destination page
Enable Connected Modals – Select checkbox to enable thumbnail modal previews of connected content displayed on single tour pages

Adding a new Team Member

  • Navigate to your WordPress Dashboard
  • Hover over the “Tour Operator” menu item from the Dashboard
  • Select the “Team” option
  • Select the “Add new” option
  • Configure your Team member post by adding content and configuring the fields listed below
  • When complete, select the “Preview” option to view your post
  • Publish your destination post when you are happy with your content

General

Featured – Set the Team Member’s Biography as “Featured” meaning it will take preference over other Members when displayed on the home page.

Tagline – Add a custom Tagline

Role – Employment position this team member holds in the company

Contact Details

Here you can add in the team members contact details. There are available fields for the following:

  • Email
  • Number (international format)
  • Skype (account username)

Social Profiles

  • Here you can add the team members social media profiles. There are available fields for the following:
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • LinkedIn
  • Pinterest
  • Gallery

Gallery from Envira Gallery Plugin- Add a previously uploaded Envira image gallery to the team members page. (See the Plugin Support docs for more information on the Envira Gallery Plugin)
Video

Add New Video – Add a video relating to the team member. The following fields need to be configured –

  • Title
  • Description
  • Video URL (supports Youtube and Vimeo)
  • Thumbnail
  • Multilingual Content Setup

Make “destination” translatable – Select the checkbox to allow the destination content to be translatable. This causes a field to appear above the “Publish” section (only active when Multilingual Content is enabled)

Language of this Team Member – Select the primary language used by this Team Member

Sharing

Show Sharing Buttons – Select the checkbox to make the social sharing icons visible on the destinations post
Featured Image

Select a featured image to display for this Team Member’s Post

Display your Team Members

The TO Team Extensions plugin is integrated with your core TO plugin post type functionality. Team Member profile and contact information can be displayed on your single Destination, Accommodation & Tour Pages.Screen Shot 2016-11-28 at 12.23.56 PM.png
Eg: Adding a team member to a Tour Page

  • Navigate to your WordPress Dashboard on the backend of your website
  • Hover over the menu item labelled “Tour Operator”
  • Select the “Tours” sub-item from the drop down menu
  • Select any previously uploaded tours or select “Add New”
  • Under the “LSX Tour Operators” settings heading look for the field labelled “Tour Expert”
  • Select the dropdown and choose a previously created team member to be assigned to this tour
  • Once this is complete, select the “Preview” icon to see the changes
  • You will notice a thumbnail profile of this team member along with contact information.
  • The enquiry modal will display a popup form. The form displayed is chosen in your TO Team settings (see above)

See our Supported Plugins docs to see our supported Form Plugins