Flexible Customization Options in Person & Organization Directory Listings

Diving into the first installment in the series, we’re looking at a full preview of both person and organization listing. We’ll examine the powerful features common to all listings such as three image gallery layouts to choose from, building custom sections, drag & drop to reorganize sections, and displaying the listings in a single or double column layout.

Every organization handles its directory very differently – we’re here to show you the flexibility to customize your listings to best suit the needs of your membership.

Whether your membership is mostly people or mostly organizations, your Membee directory can adapt to raise the profile of your membership.  Even though there are two different types of memberships, our directory provides you with the flexibility to access the same functionality and capabilities in either type so you won’t be missing out on any features.

Preview of a Person Listing

Person listings are commonly used for individual memberships that promote a person within their specialization, whether that’s artists, physicians, psychologists, etc, making it easier for your site visitors to connect directly with the person.

Below is a sample of a spruced-up person listing:

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Preview of an Organization Listing

Organization listings are used to promote companies, families, clubs, etc. While the organization’s listing displays, contacts of the organization or family would be nestled within the listing. 

Below is a sample of a spruced-up organization listing:

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Powerful Features Common to All Listings

The numerous benefits that apply to any type of listing – person or organization. Both reap the following benefits:

  1. “Membership Details” Display Panel with Membership Information
    • Directories increasingly contain member and non-member listings
    • Members can stand out and be seen with higher credibility with the membership panel
    • The panel can display their membership status, their current membership dates, how long they have been members, and membership number
  2. Connect With the Member in One Click
    • With one click, or on a mobile device, one tap, the visitor can easily reach out to the person or organization
    • A call-to-action displays at the top and bottom of a listing, providing quick contact opportunities
  3. Map
    • Interactive map with a coloured pin to display their location
    • Visitors can quickly get directions to the location or from the location with Google Maps
  1. Connect With Multiple Members Via My List
    • Visitors can add listings to their “My List” in one click to generate a list of saved people or organizations
    • This helps the visitor to customize and save a list of favorite listings while searching
    • You enable the option for them to contact everyone in the list, email the list to themselves, or print the list
    • Built-in reCAPTCHA to prevent automated bots and spam
  2. Connect With the Right Contact Person 
    • Perfect for organizations that want to promote their contacts to increase visibility and sales
    • Organizations with multiple contacts can display their contacts in the listing
    • Highlights and showcases their team members
    • Option to connect directly with the contacts

Display Unlimited Images With Three Image Layouts to Choose From

Listings can display images related to their service which will:

  • Increase their credibility and professionalism
  • Allow listers to upload an unlimited number of images
  • Allow members to add or revise images from the member profile

For example, an artist displaying their artwork, a psychologist displaying their welcoming space, or a manufacturer highlighting their state of the art production facilities.

There are 3 different image layouts to choose from:


  • Navigate through photos with arrows
  • Number of images indicated with number of dots
  • Used to place focus on one specific image at a time in a simplistic manner

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  • Navigate through photos with arrows
  • Thumbnail of all images displays
  • Used to show all images available without taking a large amount of real estate

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  • All images will display in the listing in a grid format
  • Option to set listings to display in a 1 column, 2 column, or 4 column layout
  • Used to heavily emphasize and showcase images

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Build Custom Panels To Group Key Information

To make important details easier to find, you can group Membee’s extensive custom field capability together using custom panels. Parameters, custom fields, or categories can be grouped together in a section where you can customize the name of the new custom section.

For example, for any fields related to services, you can group one or more fields into a section named “Services” or “Other Details”, as seen below.

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Drag & Drop to Prioritize the Listing Content

When site visitors are looking for your members, some information is simply more important. That’s why you can fully customize and rearrange the list sections within your directories based on what is important.

For example, if images are a high priority, then you can arrange the Image section near the top, seen in the video below. 

Single or Double Column Layouts

A “one size fits all” doesn’t typically work because every website is unique. We provide the option to display a listing in two different layouts that best fits your website:

Single Column Layout

This layout is perfect when you have a narrow area or less space to work with. A great example of a website with a narrow workspace is our 3rd Membee Complete Design

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Double Column Layout

This layout is perfect when you have a wider website running from edge to edge. A great example of a website with more real estate is our 1st Membee Complete Design

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What’s Coming Next?

The “Different Layouts per Membership Level” post will drop on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, so keep an eye on your inbox!

To be informed when Membee’s new directory is released, follow our announcements and release notes found below:

Got Questions?

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact our client services team at support@membee.com!

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Looks great and I look forward to implementing!


Hello, when will this new directory go live and do we need to do anything within our accounts to enable this? Thanks, Tania