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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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Different back-end colour scheme for the different sites of a multisite

Is it possible to have a different back-end colour scheme selected for the different sites of a multisite? i.e. "Sunrise" for Site A and "Midnight" for Site B If it's not possible for the user to ...
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Is there an upper limit for users in WP?

Right now I use a single WP table to feed several sites. We have about 72K users and I have started noticing that to see the "Users" page it takes about 30 seconds on our otherwise pretty fast ...
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User-Specific Timezones? Hack? Plugin?

Is there any way, whether it be a hack, a plugin, etc., to give users their own timezone? I am using a purchased SMS plugin. Users (my clients) login and are able to send out text messages when they ...
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How to restrict access to uploaded files?

I have a restricted area on a website that can only be accessed by logged in users. For that I created a page template with a 'current_user_can()' condition. My problem is that the documents attached ...
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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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List users by last name in WP_User_Query

How can I list users by last name ASC when using WP_User_Query? There is an orderby parameter but looking in core it doesn't accept ordering my user meta. Anyone know how to extend WP to allow this ...
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how to use joomla password format in wordpress?

I need to import more than 1000 users from joomla to wordpress. I can do that with csv. My main concern are passwords. I did some googling and found out that it is possible to change wordpress ...
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How to let contributors to create a new revision(draft) editing their published posts

I'm using a custom post type to let contributors have a personal page on the site. Any time a user registers to my site a script creates a custom type post that has the registering user as author. To ...
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user change password email when reset by admin

I am really new to wordpress programming and I am not even sure if this feature exist. What I am trying to do is send email to users (not admin) when I as an admin change their password/email? At ...
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Show content only if member left a comment

Functions Php : add_shortcode( 'membervip', 'memberviparea' ); function memberviparea( $atts, $content = null ) { if( is_user_logged_in() ) return '<p>' . $content . '</p>'; ...
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Front end registration/login & publish/update 1 custom post

I want to be able to allow a user to register/login via a front end form and be able to create 1 custom post which only they will be able to edit and update via a front end form. This will be part of ...
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Allowing users to edit only their page and nobody else's

We currently have about 50 pages, each of which I want a user (eg, bob, rob, smith) to be able to edit only 1 page. For example, bob & smith each have their own page. I do not want bob to be ...
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Loading posts associated only to the logged in user on recent posts page

Dear Wordpress Captains, I've stumbled upon a problem and I am seeking for assistance. What I'm trying to create is a customer portal where the logged in user will only see the posts that are ...
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Performance tips for a large user base [closed]

I’m preparing a site with many users (100.000+). Since the output depends on the current user’s relation to some custom post types and taxonomies a static cache won’t help much. Besides using a ...
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Keep one user logged for a year?

This has got to be simple: how do I keep one user - my-user - logged in for a year? (I'm checking logged in cookies in the dev tools console). Update 8/16/15 This works: add_filter( ...
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How to create a template for a custom URI associated with the user

I am working on a site where I am using a plugin called Favorite Posts so logged-in users can add a post (a custom post type) to their favorites. I created a page called my-favorites which allows the ...
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Set a maximum upload count for users on a specific user role

For users with the Contributor user role, I want to restrict the total amount of images that they are allowed to upload. I found this code posted on an answer here: add_filter( 'wp_handle_upload', ...
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How many users can WordPress handle?

I want to design a member login site in WP but I have a doubt that is WordPress can handle more than 40000 users on same database? I am not sure about this so I am stooping my work here. So please ...
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Post list based on the user that is logged in

I've been all over this site and google, and the WP codex looking for an answer to this one. I know it's out there, and I know it's easy. Maybe has something to do with user_nicename, but I just can't ...
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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 ...
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Grouping users under parent user

What it needs to be like: one "super user" with user role company normal users with user role employee I don't want "super user" to be able to have more capabilities, especially admin-like ...
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Wordpress Multisite allow site admin to add user without email confirmation

In Wordpress Multisite,a site admin (not a super admin) doesn't have the option “Add the user without sending them a confirmation email” when adding a new user. Is there a way to bypass the ...
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How to use alias domain for multisite installation?

Is it possible to use alias-domain for multisite installation? I have tried domain-mapping plugin and Multi Domains plugin for WordPress, but this does not solve this problem. Example: I have ...
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Set up collaborative site

I 'm setting up a site to allow multiple associations to use it. I ask your help to decide whether it's worth to consider switching to the current 'single site with many plugins' approach, whick feels ...
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Track logged in users' visits

Is there a way to track logged in user activity? I'd like to see who logged in to the site each day and maybe see a specific persons login history. Currently I have no idea which of the registered ...
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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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Adding fields to the “Add New User” screen in the dashboard

I'd like to add the field "Company Name" to the add new user page in the admin panel. I've done quite a bit of searching and have been unable to find details on how to do this. I can easily add info ...
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Wordpress: How to get the current logged in author page URL?

Is there a way to display, via a PHP function, the author posts link (myblog.com/author/jason) of the current logged in user ? In fact, I would like to display, for every logged in user, a "My ...
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How to filter users on admin users page by custom meta field?

The Problem WP appears to remove the value of my query variable before it gets used to filter the list of users. My Code This function adds a custom column to my Users table on /wp-admin/users.php: ...
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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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How to change user_login with wp-cli?

How to change the username with wp-cli? This does not work: wp user update old_login --user-login=new_login
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How can I search for a worpress user by display name or a part of it?

I need to create a search page that will display anything related to the supplied search. i.e. comments containing it, events, posts, CPTs and users with that name. How can I search for users in ...
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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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How to check username/password without signing in the user

I'm writing a plugin that creates an API endpoint that validates username/password pairs. I'm currently using wp_signon() to check whether the username/password combo works. This works fine when the ...
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Get users with atleast one post

How can I get all users with atleast one post? I don't think it's possible with get_users function.
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LEFT JOIN, INNER OUTER JOIN, LEFT OUTER JOIN is driving me crazy. Please help?

fellow coders! I an having a hard time JOIN(ing) tables. I have a a lot of users on my site and many of them have the same last names. I am trying to get their emails by their last name. WP stores ...
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Allowing an email as the username?

Is it possible to allow people to utilize their email as their username?
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Can an admin check passwords of registered users?

I have a site where I open accounts for users and hand over login credentials to them. Now, Let's say that a user forgot his password, and wants to reset it. He clicks "Lost your password?" link on ...
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How to display random users with avatars

I adapted a little a function to display a number of random users with their avatars with a shortcode. It works, but something is not good. Sometimes it displays with one user less than I want (just a ...
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order users with drag'n'drop?

There are many plugins out there that let you order Pages and/or Posts with drag and drop. Is there something similar to order users? Or if not, is it possible to create a plugin for that (i.e. are ...
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How to paginate the get_users function?

Im using the get_users function to show a custom list of users on the site. The only issue Im having a problem figuring out now is how to paginate the result. This is a sample of the function that Im ...
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How to check user role without using current_user_can()

I am filtering the map_meta_cap() function, which is called from $user->has_cap (which is called from current_user_can()). I only want my filter to execute if the current user is an administrator, so ...
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Any reason to be concerned by a wave of “zombie” blog signups?

I maintain a blog for a friend of mine. It's basically an aggregater of videos from other embeddable video sites, and provides a way for users to comment on those videos. Not really high-value ...
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WordPress keeps asking for connection information in localhost

I tried to find and answer but even though the problem is common I haven't been able to fix it, WP keeps asking me for the FTP info on my local LAMP environment when trying to install, delete or ...
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How to order users alphabetically by their last name?

I use the following shortcode and function to display members of some departments: add_shortcode( 'list_of_members', 'members_listing' ); /* usage: [list_of_members department = 'psychology'] */ ...
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Show Biographical Info while creating new user

Is it possible to show the Biographical Info textfield while creating a new user? I know it's possible to add user bio by editing a user AFTER it has been created. But I would like to do this while ...
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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?
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Setting WP Admin passwords to expire

I'm aware it's not a feature of Wordpress, but I was wondering if there was a way or a plug-in (haven't found one from searching) that allows me to force a user to change their password after a ...
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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 ...