Builder Blocks: Church

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Builder Church Block adds Sermons and Staff post types for easily adding content to your church web site.

Builder Child Child - City Church and Builder Child - Gallery Church are designed to work specifically with the Builder Church Block by providing styling for staff and sermon archives, each Builder child theme fully integrates with all Builder Church Block features.


Contents

Installation

  1. Download the Builder Church Block plugin from iThemes Member Panel.
  2. From the WordPress dashboard, navigate to Plugins > Add New.
  3. Install and Activate the builder-block-church zip file.


Once Builder Church Block has been installed, you'll notice two new menus have been added to the left-hand navigation of your WordPress dashboard:

  • Staff - Adds staff members with a title (name), text, staff info (email address, Twitter Username, Facebook URL), featured image and a staff position type
  • Sermons - Add sermons with a title, text, sermon audio file, featured image, sermon category and sermon tags


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Staff

Builder Church Block creates a custom post type for Staff displayed in a staff "archive" visible on the City Church demo site.


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The Staff Menu


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From the WordPress dashboard, the Staff menu expands to reveal several pages:

  • All Staff - A listing of all staff "posts"
  • Add New - The "Add New Staff " page
  • 'Staff Positions - A listing of staff position types, including by default Music Director, Senior Pastor and Youth Pastor

Adding a New Staff

To add a new staff member, click Add New. Add the staff member title (name), a description, staff info (email address, Twitter Username, Facebook URL), featured image and a staff position type.


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Press Publish. Your new staff member will now be visible on the site from the URL located beneath the Staff Title.


Staff Positions

The Staff Positions page in the Staff Menu lists available staff position taxonomies that can be applied to staff. Default staff positions include Music Director, Senior Pastor and Youth Pastor. You can customize the staff position taxonomies by adding new positions or removing the defaults.


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Sermons

Builder Church Block creates a custom post type for Sermons displayed in a sermon "archive" visible on the City Church Demo Site.


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The Sermons Menu


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The Sermons menu expands to reveal several pages:

  • All Sermons - A listing of all sermon "posts"
  • Add New - The "Add New Sermon" page
  • Sermon Categories - A listing of sermon categories
  • Sermon Tags - A listing of sermon tags

Adding a New Sermon

To add a new location, click Add New. Add the sermon title, text, featured image, sermon audio file and apply sermon categories and tags


Add-new-sermon.png


Press Publish. Your new sermon will now be visible on the site from the URL located beneath the sermon title.


Sermon Categories

The Sermon Categories page lists available sermon categories.


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Sermon Tags

The Sermon Tags page lists available sermon tags.


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Customization Examples

Additional Links

See also


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