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How to change the default registration email ? (plugin and/or non-plugin)

After a new user registration, WP sends out an email with the login / password, and a link to the login page. Is there a way to change this defaut email template? I'd also like to change the subject ...
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6answers
101k views

How to display WordPress User Registration Form in front end of the website?

How to display the WordPress user registration form (the form that appears in "www.mywebsite.com/wp-register.php" page) in the front end of my blog? I have customised the registration form. But don't ...
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2answers
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Check if we're on the wp-login page?

How can I check if the current page is wp-login.php or wp-signup.php ? Are there more elegant solutions than using $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] ?
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7answers
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Front-end Register Form

I'm looking for an easy way to place the user registration form on the front-end of a WordPress site. I've already used wp_login_form() to place the login form on the front end, but now I need to do ...
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2answers
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Separate registration and login for different roles

I've set 2 new roles for my site using the "Members" plugin - "sellers" and "buyers". Each role should have its own registration page and login. A visitor can register as both a buyer and a seller ...
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Customizing the URLs of WordPress Login and Sign-up Pages?

I have Multisite installed. I have whitelabeled it using the Whitelabel-CMS plugin, but I can't customize the URLs of the sign-up and login pages. Can I change the URL of my multisite's login page? ...
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7k views

How do I customise the new user welcome email

How can I customise the the new user welcome email ? I tried 'http://www.sean-barton.co.uk/wordpress-welcome-email-editor/' however it conflicts with some of the other plugins I need to use, Cimy ...
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4answers
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wordpress multisite, how to keep user on subdomain throughout registration process?

I am running wp subdomain multisite in combination with domain mapping. This means I can create a new subdomain site xyz.site.com and map the domain name 'xyz.com' to that site. The problem I have is ...
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322 views

Filter username field on registration for profanity and unwanted words

How do I add a filter to the username field to stop new users from registering using unwanted words such as administrator or general profanity? Ideally, if I could add a large list of words that are ...
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4answers
5k views

SSO / authentication integration with external 'directory service'

I'm about to start working on a prototype for a client - and one of the required features is integration with an in-house user authentication / registration system. This system will act as the ...
5
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1answer
802 views

How to change “You must be logged in to post a comment.”

Some of my users have mentioned that my site is confusing for them. As this is the case, I would like to actually make links to Login/Register for my unregistered visitors to quickly do so if they ...
5
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1answer
538 views

Allowing periods in usernames

I have a multi-site installation of wordpress currently running, and I am having some problems with user registration. Currently, I use an external authentication plugin (similar to LDAP i guess) and ...
5
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2answers
2k views

Unregister Nav Menu from Child-Theme

I like to use the Starkers Theme and build child-theme. So, I`d like to remove the this primary menu Starkers (functions.php) function starkers_setup() { // This theme uses wp_nav_menu() in one ...
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2answers
8k views

Add multiple custom fields to the general settings page

What I would like to do is to add a few custom fields to the general settings. This is the code that Im using. It works allright but I just cant figure how to add more fields. I would like to create ...
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1answer
1k views

Create posts on user registration

How can I create let say 3 posts after the user finish the registration ? The ideal outcome would be to create 3 posts using the user as the author of the posts and with some pre-defined values. ...
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4k views

How to let user set password on registration

I´m working on a front end registration form adn have gotten as far as getting the standard registration form to work, but... I´d like to add the oportunity to let the user choose his/her own ...
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1answer
1k views

How to remove administrator role in settings -> general -> New User Default Role?

I don't want to accidentally select Administrator role. So is there a way to remove it from Settings -> General -> New User Default Role ?
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3answers
6k views

User Without Email?

When creating a user in Wordpress an email address is required for that user. The website I'm working on requires that users remain anonymous (it's part of a research study) and I'd consider email to ...
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1answer
2k views

Placeholder text for registration form

I am trying to add placeholder text to the native WordPress registration form. I am currently using the Register Plus Redux plugin. How to add this placeholder text into the text input fields on the ...
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1answer
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Remove Site Name from register form - Multisite

How do you remove the 'Site name' field in the register form for a multisite? When users sign up, I just would like them to enter the 'user name', 'email' and 'domain name'. I tried removing it with ...
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2answers
3k views

Multi-steps WordPress registration : in 4 steps how to?

I saw in several WordPress sites up on registration that the registration process is in 3 or 4 steps. how can i implement such process to my theme? ie: choose your role + fill in register ...
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2answers
2k views

Redirect to custom url when registration fails?

When I want to redirect the user after successful registration, I just use "registration_redirect" filter hook. How about when registration fails, which filter hook should I use? I looked into ...
3
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2answers
801 views

Mail isn't sent after local site registration

I installed a new WP site on local machine with wamp server. When a new user registers it gets the "registration successful" message but a mail with the password is never sent. Also checked the junk ...
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1answer
140 views

How to prevent certain usernames from being registered?

How can i prevent or blacklist a list of usernames that i don't want users to register with? And can I add a message if they try to register with one of those names that says 'this username has been ...
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2answers
2k views

Restrict Access to wp-login.php

I have a hard coded login/register/lost password form in the sidebar of my theme. I am using hidden input for "redirect_to" which is working fine. But when I press login button without entering ...
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2answers
2k views

How to display custom user meta from registration in backend?

I'm considering using the hooks for the WordPress registration form to add some custom fields: https://codex.wordpress.org/Customizing_the_Registration_Form My question is, if it's even possible, how ...
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2answers
2k views

Custom Registration Template/Page

Is there a way to display the WordPress register form on a custom page the way one would use <?php get_search_form( $echo ); ?> for a search form? If not how would one go about creating such a ...
3
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2answers
1k views

Shared Members between two different wordpress installations with different databases

I have two wordpress installations with same host with different folders. Each installation uses its own database. I mean, database are separated. I am not using one database for two wordpress ...
3
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4answers
483 views

How to disable or protect against disposable email accounts?

Now im getting a couple of disposable email accounts in users table, how can I avoid this nasty situation?
3
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2answers
3k views

how to disable user confirmation from administration?

I have a multi-site network, on one of the sites the access is restricted to registered users, and only an administrator can create users. I was asked to get rid of the confirmation email sent to ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Roles at registration (classipress)

I have a classipress site and want to have the user choose upon registering with the site if they are a teacher, or student. These will be different roles. I have been trying to get roles at ...
3
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2answers
342 views

Disable user registration password email

So, WordPress 4.3 has a new password system as we all know. Unfortunately, this new system has done away with the ability to NOT send new users an email. My client was using a system where he sent a ...
3
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1answer
58 views

Why is the »_builtin« parameter not advised in »register_post_type()« for custom post types?

The parameter "_builtin" => true is a huge help for me, as this will set good permalink structure, like standard posts, for example: example.com/my_category/sub_category/POST-NAME instead of ...
2
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2answers
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How to redirect a sucessful registration to a page template?

Each time I register I end up in the wp-login page (back-end): Is there any way of redirecting the users who register to a page template (front-end)?
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2answers
573 views

How Do I Prevent Junk Account Creation?

I want to allow readers of my WordPress-driven sites who comment frequently the ability to sign up and have their own account on the site. However the ratio of actual readers versus spam scripts using ...
2
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1answer
168 views

How to modify an add_action() inside a loop of core function

Ok I want to edit bp_core_screen_signup() is which is a function of buddypress that used to process the registration form. Basically this funtion checks for any errors produced and then loops through ...
2
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3answers
402 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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1answer
728 views

Payment on Registration?

Case Study: I need people pay me when they come to register on my site. Most of the page should be only available for logged in user. Paypal will be my payment options. Question? I need to know how ...
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2answers
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What is the best way to avoid spammers registering to my blog?

I would like to be able to easily control who registers to my blog because recently I had tons of spam users registering. I came accross the plugin Stop Spammer Registrations, but i'm not sure it is ...
2
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1answer
348 views

Handle registrations in WordPress when user doesn't have any email?

Here's my problem. I have a WordPress installation that has about 30 users with duplicates of emails in the users table. That's ok, because that's how I had to do it for the time being. I wanted ...
2
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1answer
2k views

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
1k views

Wordpress members-only page with link visible only to members

How to achieve Wordpress members-only page functionality with a link in the primary menu visible only to members? Is there a plug-in for that? The Wordpress version is 3.2.1. It is self hosted.
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2answers
726 views

changing the signup button url in WPMU/Buddypress

the default sign up button now points to: http://www.hoopinstructors.com/register/ I need to change the url so that it points to the real sign up page. I looked at register.php, but I don't know ...
2
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3answers
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Wordpress auto login after registration not working

So I looked up a bunch of threads trying to figure out how to automatically log a user in after registration, and came up with this. function log_me_the_f_in( $user_id ) { $user = ...
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1answer
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What hooks should I use for pre-login and pre-registration actions?

I am adding cookie on login page using 'init' action-hook. And than after login I check if this cookie exist in 'login_init' action-hook. And also after user registration I check if this cookie ...
2
votes
1answer
7k views

How to create custom LOGIN and REGISTRATION forms?

I have developed a theme for Wordpress and I need to customize login and registrations form. At the moment, as usual, the login and the registration URL are: http://www.example.com/wp-login.php ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Why is the reset password key missing in the reset password email?

Wordpress 3.2.1 - The reset password URL in the email generated by http://mysite.com/wp-login.php?action=lostpassword does not contain a valid key and so users are unable to reset their password. We ...
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2answers
374 views

Want to turn Wordpress into a paid subscription directory

I need to create a paid subscription directory where people can register their business and enter its details. Subscriptions should be paid on a monthly or yearly basis. Business details include ...
2
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1answer
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Can I bulk register contributors for a new blog

I just designed a blog to go with our small classic car club website here in the south of Spain. Before I make it available to club members I need to do something about registration. I have read up on ...
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How to disable user registration for the default subscriber user role?

I'm dealing with fake user registrations on my site. Since i'm using WooCommerce, i have a custom signup page which will generate users with "customer" as the user role. However, all of the fake users ...