In this post, we’re looking at six of the best team member plugins for WordPress.

Each of these plugins will help present your team, or teams, in different styles and formats.

They cater for small groups right through to large organizations with multiple teams. And there’s a mixture of free and premium plugins to suit all budgets.

Introducing the team behind your product or service is a great way of building a relationship with prospective clients. It brings credibility to your organization and removes any hint of being a faceless entity.

But it’s not just the workplace where you might have a team. For instance, you might be running a sports club or a volunteering organization. In which case, you’d probably want to showcase your team members.

So if you’re ready, let’s kick-off.

1. Team Pro

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AWSM Team Pro is a versatile WordPress plugin for creating and managing your Team page.

It’s easy to get your team page created. After you’ve installed the plugin, the ‘AWSM Team’ menu will appear in your WordPress admin sidebar.

First, you create the individual member profiles with name, description, contact info and photo.

1a Team Pro Details

Next, you create a team or teams, depending on how large your organization is, and add the appropriate individual profiles. Here you can configure the look and feel of the team page.

AWSM Team Pro includes 8 unique presets:

1b Team Pro Presets

  • Drawer – Details display in an expanded layer (similar to Google Image Search)
  • Modal – Modal lightbox with next/previous navigation
  • Slide-In – Details slide in from the sides
  • Grid – Some grid styles with hover effects
  • Circles – Details in circles with some hover effects
  • Cards – A card style layout with four styles
  • List – Minimal effect without multi-columns and fancy hover effects
  • Table – Displays the team members in a table format

Each preset has a set of predefined styles, plus you can add your preferred colors and style with custom CSS:

1c Team Pro Styles

AWSM Team Pro also comes with a Visual Composer Content Element so you can easily insert your team as you build a page.

Features:

  • 8 Unique Presets
  • 20+ Style Options for each preset
  • Responsive and Touch Enabled
  • Detailed documentation
  • Visual Composer Element to easily insert teams

Price: $19 – Includes 6 months support plus lifetime updates.

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2. Heroes Assemble

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The Heroes Assemble plugin lets you create and showcase your team on your WordPress site.

The plugin features eight different grid style themes to present your team members. And you can choose from 12 different color skins to fit in with your branding. Here’s an example of business card type grid that includes the built-in social icons too:

2a Heroes Assemble Social Icons

The team page also has a selection filter above the grid, so visitors have the option to drill down into departments:

2b Heroes Assemble Grid Select

Each grid style uses a modal popover that slides in from the left-hand or right-hand side to display the full profile:

2c Heroes Assemble Modal

Features:

  • 8 different grid styles
  • 12 different color skins
  • Built-in social media icons
  • Great looking profile modal
  • Unlimited teams and members
  • Fully mobile responsive

Price: $15 – Includes 6 months support plus lifetime updates.

Get Heroes Assemble

3. Team Members

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Team Members is a free WordPress plugin that lets you showcase your staff on your site.

The plugin adds a Teams menu section to your WordPress dashboard. From there you can add members to your team(s), with their photo, position, bio, and social profiles.

You can re-order them at anytime and display them anywhere on your site using a simple shortcode.

The Team Members PRO version adds more features and options. For example, you can:

  • Add a second photo that will show when hovering over the first one
  • Add a more info box that opens when hovering over the link

3a Team Members Pop Hover

  • Apply filters to your photos (saturated, vintage, black & white)

3b Team Members Pro Filter

  • Choose design options between squared and rounded photos, or floating and inside-the-box photos, and whether to enable or disable photo borders.

3c Team Members Pro Design

  • Add five social links per member (the FREE version allows three links)
  • Set a color per member (the FREE version allows one general color for everybody)
  • Display from 1 to 5 members per line (the FREE version allows 2 to 4 members)

3d Team Members Pro Options

Features:

  • Display up to five members per line
  • Add up to five social links per member
  • Select color settings to match your branding
  • Unlimited teams and members
  • Fully mobile responsive

Price: Free, Pro Version $19 single site or $49 unlimited sites

Get Team Members  Get Team Members Pro

4. TC Team Members

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The TC Team Members plugin for WordPress is available as a free or premium version.

Once installed, TC Team Members has its own menu below Posts and Pages in your WordPress dashboard. From here you can start entering details for each team member:

  • Personal Info – add their name, job title, and description
  • Image – upload the team member’s image
  • Social Profile – add their social profile links

4a TC Team Members Add

You can add as many members as you wish to your team. And you can create multiple teams.

After you’ve finished adding each member’s details to the team you can retrieve the shortcode:

4b TC Team Members Shortcodes

And here’s what you end up with on your page when you apply the shortcode:

4c TC Team Members Output

 

You can see that the description and social icons appear when you hover over a team member image. The plugin displays up to four members on each row before starting a new row.

TC Team Members also has a PRO version of the plugin packed with more features and choices. For example, you can select from:

  • 7 Layout Styles (including different overlay effects), 5 Image Hover Effects, 6 Social Icon Styles, plus Background and Titles Color Hover Effects:

4d TC Team Members Pro Options

And the Team Member’s details are now displayed in a modal pop-up window:

4e TC Team Members Pro Modal

Features:

  • Custom post type with category
  • 4 Social links available
  • Automatic shortcode generator
  • Unlimited teams and members
  • Fully mobile responsive

Price: Free, Pro Version starts at $16/site up to $80 for unlimited sites

Get TC Team Members  Get TC Team Members Pro

5. Cherry Team Members

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The Cherry Team Members Plugin is a free WordPress plugin from TemplateMonster.

It also integrates with the Elementor page builder plugin.

Using this plugin, you can showcase the personal info, position, location, and contacts of each team member on any page you choose.

But one difference with this plugin is that you can also add the skills level of the team members. Adding skills is a way of adding proof that your team is well-qualified.

5a Cherry Team Members Skills

The plugin has plenty of team settings so you can create the exact look and feel you want on your site:

5b Cherry Team Members Options

For example, you can:

  • Select the page on which to display your team members group
  • Define how many team members to show on the page
  • Decide how many columns to present on the page
  • Select the preferred template for your single team member page
  • Choose the image size for your single team member page
  • Select the preferred template for your team listing page
  • Choose the image size for your team listing page

Here’s an example from the Template Monster Demo site of the type of layout you can produce:

5c Cherry Team Members Demo

Hovering on a photo introduces the red border highlight, and from there you can click through to a full biography.

Features:

  • Multiple display configuration options
  • Includes single member and team listing templates
  • Integrates with Elementor page builder
  • Unlimited teams and members
  • Fully mobile responsive

Price: Free

Get Cherry Team Members

6. Employee Spotlight

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Employee Spotlight is a free WordPress plugin that highlights your founders, teams and individual employees.

Once installed, it’s easy to setup your team page via the settings panel.

You begin by creating individual employee records that include a photo, job description, contact details and social profiles:

6a Employee Spotlight Details

You’ll end up with a list of employees:

6b Employee Spotlight Featured Groups

The plugin also comes with two sidebar widgets that display employees marked as featured. You could highlight new hires, birthdays, or give special recognition:

6c Employee Spotlight Featured

Another option in the settings panel is to set criteria for employees, using locations, tags, and groups. Then you can create specific pages around your chosen criteria, for example:

  • Display team members with locations in “Miami”
  • Display team members with groups “sales”

The plugin displays employees in a 4-column circle grid on team pages:

6d Employee Spotlight Circle Grid

When you click on an individual photo, it opens their page, with the full bio:

6e Employee Spotlight Individual

There’s also a PRO version of Employee Spotlight where you can customize your pages further. For example, you can:

  • Use different animation effects for departments, groups, locations
  • Reorder employees with a simple drag-and-drop builder in the admin panel
  • Set the text and background color of employee name tags (full name and job title)

6f Employee Spotlight Pro Version

Features:

  • Multiple display configuration options
  • Show team members in summary or detailed view
  • Single member and team listing options
  • Sidebar widget displays featured employees
  • Fully mobile responsive with two views

Price: Free, Pro Version starts at $49 (up to 20 employees)

Get Employee Spotlight  Get Employee Spotlight Pro

Conclusion

Now you have no excuse for hiding your team members. Just pick the plugin that will work best for you. Whether you choose a free or premium plugin, you’ll be able to add the human touch to your WordPress site by showcasing your team.

Posted by David Hartshorne

David Hartshorne is a freelance writer helping solopreneurs and small business owners build their online presence through friendly, engaging and shareable web content. When he’s not writing about WordPress and the latest digital marketing tools, you’ll find him chilling with a thriller in Spain.