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Integrate Wordpress and bbpress profiles?

I have installed bbforum plugin in my wordpress. However It has two separate profiles for the blog users and the forum users. Blog users have profiles url: /author/test/ While forum users have ...
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4answers
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How to create a front end user profile with a friendly permalink

I want to create a public front-end profile page with a friendly url like this format. mysite.com/user/someusername Any idea on how can i achieve this? I know it has something to do with rewrite ...
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3answers
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Make display name unique

Right now you can make your Display Name whatever you want, you can even impersonate an admin. Is it possible to make the Display Name unique?
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5answers
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How to remove these fields from the 'Profile' section?

I have to remove some profile fields from the 'Profile' page according to the user roles. For removing the color picker I used remove_action("admin_color_scheme_picker", "admin_color_scheme_picker"). ...
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3answers
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How to remove Biography from user profile admin page

I would like to remove or hide the Biography input field from the profile page. How do you do this? I already removed some contact methods from this page, but I'm not sure how to get rid of the ...
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3answers
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How to get a buddypress user profile link and a certain user profile field for the current post author?

I want to replace get_author_link() and get_the_author_meta($feld) with something equivalent to point to the author of the current post Buddypress user profile page and retrieve a specific profile ...
6
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1answer
82 views

Is it safe to store a user setting you don't want the user to ever modify as a user option?

I have added some custom user options to the profile page on my site, and most are all OK for the user to modify themselves. These options live in their own section. The users have read access and ...
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5answers
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How to hide admin account in BuddyPress? (for security reasons)

I have been working with WordPress for the past 3-4 years, but I am new to BuddyPress. I would like to hide the admin account completely from BuddyPress for security reasons. For example with a ...
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3answers
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Get basic Image Uploader on User Profile Page

I am trying to add an image uploader to the user profile pages. I do have it up and running on a basic registration page, but somehow the same, but slightly adjusted code does not work when added to ...
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4answers
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Disallow user from editing their own profile information

I'm currently developing an intranet and I am using Justin Tadlock's Members plugin to control roles and capabilities. I have created a HR role to allow Human Resources staff to create and edit user ...
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3answers
904 views

How to change admin bar color scheme in MP6 / WP 3.8 front end?

I need to change default color scheme for all users. The admin bar on my site is vidibile for all users including guests. The default black color scheme isn't beauty with my design and I would like ...
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1answer
2k views

Display a registered user profile page

I have a website where users can register, login and their edit profile, they can comment but not post. What I am looking for is a way to display a user profile page (where I display the gravatar and ...
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1answer
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Forcing nickname as display_name in custom edit profile template

Context I've created a front-end "edit profile" template. When I input a value into the nickname text box only the nickname is updated. The default WordPress forum has a select menu that ...
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5answers
6k views

Remove Personal Options section from Profile

I want to hide/remove the Personal Options in the Your Profile (wp-admin/profile.php) admin page. I am aware that solutions for this exist, but I they use jQuery to do hide this section. This works, ...
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3answers
4k views

Removing “Website” Field from the contact info

I want to remove the website field from the user contact info. I use the following to remove the AIM,Jabber and Yahoo IM . But I am not able to use this to remove the website. Someone please help. ...
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3answers
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How to use tinyMCE for user “biographical info”?

I would like to provide our WP users (authors) with a tinyMCE editor instead of standard textarea for their "Biographical Info" on the Profile page. I have spent a lot of time searching online for ...
4
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1answer
3k views

Syncing BuddyPress and WordPress profile fields [closed]

BuddyPress and WordPress store profile information in 2 separate locations, and there's a process to sync profile data between the 2 tables. However, this is pretty much limited (from how I'm reading ...
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2answers
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How do you update user_email on the front end in WP 3.3?

I am using the following code and everything in the user profile is updating except the user's email. In the template: global $current_user, $wp_roles; get_currentuserinfo(); /* Load the ...
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1answer
2k views

Where the Nickname is being used in WordPress

I see most of the place is using the "Display name", so why I need to set a Nickname? Where it is being used?
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2answers
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How to obtain the user ID of the current profile being edited in WP-Admin?

Is there a way of obtaining the user ID of the profile being edited in wp-admin? I know it's in the URL if you are editing a user, EX: ./wp-admin/user-edit.php?user_id=427. Could always ...
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4answers
1k views

Remove WordPress Toolbar buttons

Is there anyway to remove the 'W' icon from the WordPress toolbar located at the top, when Authors login? I know that an author can uncheck an option for an individual user, but we need to do this ...
3
votes
1answer
6k views

How to add checkbox and radio button in Profile Page

I liked to customize my profile page by adding new fields to get more info from the user like "Gender" or "Speaking Languages". I managed to get the text input form to work, the problem I having now ...
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4answers
2k views

Upload gravatar in WP profile?

I'm interested in the theory of a user being able to register/upload a gravatar directly in their user account within a hosted WP system. Is this feasible?
3
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3answers
211 views

How to disable profile.php for users?

I am using wordpress 4.2.2 and i am using buddypress latest version. I want all my users customize their profile at buddypress profile page. So i want to disable profile.php for the users. I hide the ...
3
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2answers
528 views

Connect Users and Taxonomies

I'd like to send email notifications when new posts are saved. But users can select post categories they want to subscribe to. Available plugins are no solution to me – I really need my own code base. ...
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1answer
320 views

Allow Profile HTML for select users

I know there are a ton of post out there about how to allow html in profiles. Most of these warn about the security risk of doing so. My thinking is there has to be a way to only allow users to use ...
3
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1answer
1k views

How to Save Different Usermeta Fields According to User Role?

I have created some custom roles using a plugin and I have also created custom user meta fields that are show in the Profile pages of each user (/wp-admin/profile.php) I have a problem with saving ...
3
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1answer
3k views

How to create a public profile for authors/contributors/users?

I would like to add a public profile page to the authors and others contributors in my site. where visitors can see their profile info. I don't wanna use Buddypress, is it possible with WordPress ...
3
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1answer
1k views

How to hide fields from my user profiles

I want to hide the fields link nick name, first name, last name, etc. I could not find an answer in the codex and I do not want to touch the core files. Is there any solution for it?
3
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1answer
397 views

How do you make the email field on the profile page read only for subscribers?

I would like to make the email field on the profile page for subscribers read only. They can see their email but not change it. I want only admins to to be able to change users email address.
2
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1answer
19k views

How to change profile picture in wordpress?

In wordpress, how can I change the profile picture of administrator or the users added. I didn't find any option to upload your profile picture from your PC. I know it is possible if I use Buddypress ...
2
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3answers
330 views

Linking comments from registered users to their profile pages

I am trying to find a way to link the 'username' in comments from registered and logged in users to their profile pages instead of their website URL. And comments from unregistered users to their ...
2
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1answer
95 views

Can simple Admin save options in a Multisite?

I am developing a custom plugin on a multisite installation that, unfortunately, I am not so use to work with. Tis is the problem: I need to add a field into che profile page of a user and I need ...
2
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3answers
463 views

How to display public user profile with 2 additional fields? (GitHub source code included)

As a WordPress newbie I am trying to create a plugin, which will force users to specify their city and gender while registering and then display a personal profile page for each user showing this ...
2
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2answers
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Wordpress Rewrite

I'm trying to get http://example.com/site/vendors/?u=abc to rewrite to http://example.com/site/vendors/abc but I can't for the life of me figure out how to get the url rewrites to work. /site/ is the ...
2
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1answer
349 views

Add description text under input field for new profile fields

How can I modify my following code to add some description text under the input fields? I tried modifying it as you can see with the facebook url field but the text shows up under the field label and ...
2
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2answers
4k views

Can I create front-end editable user profile pages with Wordpress? How do I do it?

I'm trying to build a WP site where using the front-end, each user can: Register through the front end using basic fields Log in Create their own profile page using multiple forms Upload text, image ...
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1answer
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Force users to complete their profile after they register? How to

I am making a custom (quick) registration page in my wordpress site, to let users to register quickly by just filling username-email and choose their password. I have tpl-edit-profile.php, what ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Extra profile field as select box?

I want to add some more profile fields to Wordpress. It works fine with normal text box: <input type="text" name="gender" id="gender" value="<?php echo esc_attr( get_the_author_meta( 'gender', ...
2
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1answer
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remove_action with profile_personal_options

I'd like to remove the action profile_personal_options (more specifically the color scheme and visual editor checkbox) which shows up in wp-admin/user-edit.php. I believe it's as simple as running it ...
2
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1answer
830 views

Different fields in My Profile page depending on user role

So I understand that I can user current_user_can to check the role of the current logged in user. But what I would like to do is show these different fields to the site Admin. So for example the ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

How can I add an image field to BuddyPress Extended Profile Fields? [closed]

I'm working with the BuddyPress extended profile component and would like to add image fields to the WordPress user profile. Is there code that I can add to my theme's functions.php so it inserts the ...
2
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1answer
37 views

Need advice on how to add links in users profile page?

I am working on a website where I need to have links to posts or pages that a user has added to the website. For example, a user can login to the backend of the website and they will automatically go ...
2
votes
1answer
330 views

How to create virtual pages with information from user meta profile fields?

Dave Jesch on his site presents a way to create virtual pages in WordPress. Dave created a class "to do all the heavy lifting", as he says. I think, for my purposes this class not require changes, so ...
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1answer
1k views

How to change the link “Edit my profile”?

I am setting up a new membership website. I only have one issue that I can't resolve. Once a member is logged I don't want them to go to the dashboard to edit their profile but instead to the website ...
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1answer
425 views

Custom user profile URLs

I have created a page "profile" that when visited with get variable of user id like: http://example.com/profile/?uid=1 Then it will display the profile details of user id 1. Now I want to rewrite … ...
2
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2answers
435 views

Custom style on profile options page

is there any way to style the profile page on wordpress ? I will like to add something like: Start of the page just below the <h2> tag <div id="normal-sortables" class="meta-box-sortables ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Rename Buddypress Profile Tab

Without using a language file, which file would I go to if I wanted to rename profile tabs? For example, instead of the tab saying "Activity" I want it to say "My Activity". Instead of "Groups" I ...
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1answer
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Author must complete profile info before they can publish a post?

I am creating a real estate site where user info is essential part. The author info need to display under their post so that the visitor know how to contact them. Thus, the contact info in profile ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Photo gallery on profile page? [closed]

Is there a way, (or a plugin), that allows members to have their own photos on their profile page? I want to limit the amount of photos to perhaps 50. Any suggestions??? Thanks in advance!!!