JGU-IdM Persons and Institutions Directory

Persons and Institutions Directory. Show the published members of your team without any extra work by connecting the JGU Directory to your web page. The Plugin Name is JGU IdM.

If your Shortcode is still visible on the published page, activate this plugin in the Dashboard  → JGU Tools  → Plugins

Warning: ⚠️ Be careful to edit the Shortcode in the Text mode only. Editing in the Visual mode may cause the shortcode to fail entirely due to HTML Tags in the Code.

Some plugins require administrative preparations (JGU Auth, JGU Downloadcenter). Follow the instructions in Dashboard  → JGU Tools  → Plugins  → Activateand we will set up the plugin for you.

The JGU Directory is a part of the IdM = Identity Management of the JGU.

Display all published Members of your organization

Inserting the id of the Organization.

Warning : ⚠️ Only published Members and published data will be shown! Be sure to be not logged in! You will see more data if you are logged in! You are not logged in when the upper right corner of the JGU Directory shows "Log in".

Example - finding the ID of an organization

The members of the "Applications" organization unit of the ZDV can be found in the IdM directory at


The id for the organization is 1890.


Shortcode Parameter for an organization


Select an organization

Possible Value: a number



The default layout is a listing similar like that at personen.uni-mainz.de. If you want to render a simple list of members in alphabetical order, use the layout parameter with value azlist. Note that all other parameters are ignored if you use the layout="azlist" parameter.

Only value: azlist



Hides portraits. Default is true. Means, if you want the portraits, do not use this parameter.

Value: true oder false



Set if the person's name should be linked to personen.uni-mainz.de, to an persons own website if available or have no link at all.

Values: idm (default), false, website



Only show members with the given role IDs.

  • Values: Comma separated list of role IDs.



Role IDs to be excluded from member list.

Values: Comma separated list of role IDs.grouped_roles



  • Parameter: grouped_roles
  • Function: Affiliated role IDs to show in member list.
  • Values: Comma separated list of affiliated role IDs.



Level of sub-organization units to be show. Maximum is 3.

Value: a number



Defines the size of the biggest heading.

  • Value: a number. Defaults to 2. If there is no heading on your page, you may set this to 1.


Display IdM information for a single person

To display the information of a single person, you need the ID of this person.

Finding the ID of a person

You will find the ID by accessing the desired person under https://personen.uni-mainz.de. The number at the end of the URL in the address bar is the ID of a person

Example - Finding the ID of a person

Search for the person is the fastest path to a person.
The URL is https://personen.uni-mainz.de/public/person/2952

The ID for Andre Brinkmann is 2952.

Be sure to look at the person and not its role or membership! This URL shows information about Andre Brinkmann, too, but in the context of its role as Head of the ZDV.


If you click on "Vollständiges Profil anzeigen" on this page, you will see the person's page with the ID!

Example: - shortcode for one person

The data that is actually rendered for a person depends on what this individual shares with the public.

Example output:

Shortcode parameters for person


Select a person

Possible Value: an ID number



Filter roles of person by role ids

Value: Comma separated list of role ids



Filter roles of person by organization ids

Value: Comma separated list of organization ids


Organization IDs and Roles

Sometimes you need to tailor the output a bit. You do this by defining parts of the output by roles.

A list of all organization IDs and role IDs is available at https://personen.uni-mainz.de/api/v1/wp-data.

The Number at the end of the URL is the id of the organization.

skip_details: hide some address information

If you want to tweak the information from the IdM.

Value: comma separated list of the address information you would like to hide

List of address information fields:

  • email
  • office_hours
  • phone
  • room
  • website




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