How to update your profile

This page explains how to update or create a profile/”floating head” as e.g. shown on the training community page.


Your profile corresponds to a text file in the _profiles directory (view on github).

If you don’t have a profile yet

Simply copy the template at the bottom of this page and modify it to include your information. You can then either

If you want to change your profile


The template

# Required:
title: "Your Name"     # first (middle) last
country:               # your country of residence (2 capital letters, e.g. US, GB, DE)

# Optional (please add github or gravatar for your picture)
github:       # your github ID (not full url)
gravatar:     # your gravatar ID (the hex hash of your email, something like 123ef...123)
homepage:     # your personal homepage (full url)
twitter:      # your twitter ID (not full URL, no leading '@')
gitlab:       # your gitlab ID (not full URL)
bitbucket:    # your bitbucket ID (not full URL)
orcid:        # your orcid ID (not full URL)
linkedin:     # your linkedin ID (not full url, i.e. the last bit of the url to your profile)

# Training WG
training_roles: []              # subset of [instructor, mentor, facilitator, author], can stay empty ([])
training_years: []              # in which years did you help out? (e.g. [2020, 2019])

# Don't modify the following setting
layout: educator

<!-- Optional: Write something about yourself below this comment. Markdown styling is supported. -->


Working group specific settings


title: Kilian Lieret
country: DE
- instructor
- mentor
- facilitator
- author
- 2020
- 2021
- 2022
- 2023
github: klieret
gitlab: klieret
bitbucket: klieret
orcid: 0000-0003-2792-7511
linkedin: kilian-lieret-0b0667104
layout: educator
Hi, I'm Kilian. I just finished my PhD with the Belle II experiment and recently joined IRIS-HEP and Princeton university.

If you want to include a specific selection of people on your page

Use this:

{% assign persons = "Kilian Lieret, Sudhir Malik, Sam Meehan" | split: ", " %}
{% include list_of_selected_profiles.html %}


I’ve added my profile, but it doesn’t appear on the webpage

My profile picture doesn’t show up

Make sure that your github link works or that you’ve added your gravatar ID.

I want to add/update my profile with git, but I’m stuck. Help?

Perhaps one of these links might help you:

If it doesn’t, don’t hesitate to ask us :)

My file contained some (syntax) errors and destroyed the community page

Cool, that never happened before. But no worries, just write to the convenors, who apparently did a bad job at checking your file (if you can fix it quickly, a pull request would also be nice of course).