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How To Add Custom Form Fields To The User Profile Page?

The user profile page has the following fields: Username First Name Last Name Nickname Display name Contact Info E-mail Website AIM Yahoo IM Jabber / Google Talk How can more fields be added to ...
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How to check if a user (not current user) is logged in?

I need to display the online status (online/offline) for each author page (custom author page template). is_user_logged_in() only applies to the current user and I can't find a relevant approach ...
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Commenting in user profile page?

I am trying to build custom user profile with the guidance of this tutorial: How to make a WordPress profile page I have successfully implemented it to my theme, everything is working well. Now what ...
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Change the Author Slug from Username to Nickname

Hi to the community, is it possible to change the default username slug to nickname if is available? By default the url is something like: http://domain.tld/author/(admin) , is it possible to ...
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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 use same email for multiple users

I have a very big multisite. And I got a request to enable option that multiple users can use the same email. I found a plugin "Allow Multiple Accounts" which doesn't work properly. I should figure ...
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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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Remove Ability for Other Users to View Administrator in User List?

(Moderator's note: Original title was "Remove Admin from User Menu") I have created a client administrator role which is essentially an Editor with ability to add/remove users. The article "Editor ...
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User Profile / Add Custom Fields

Hello: I am trying to add 7 custom fields to the standard Wordpress wp-admin/profile.php page. There are a few site which suggest a simple bit of code to do this, for example: ...
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How to search all user meta from users.php in the admin

The search form at the top of the users listing in the Admin area (wp-admin/users.php) is limited and does not search all of the user meta fields, such as bio, instant messenger handles, etc. I've not ...
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5k views

Get user input from a form

I am trying to create a form that will allow users to update their information on the front end. I am just starting to learn PHP (I know C# very well). If I use this code to create a form on a ...
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Update post counts (published, draft, unattached) in admin interface

I am working on a multi-user WordPress setup and have made it so a particular type of user can only see and interact with posts, images, pages etc that they have authored. The code to make this happen ...
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Why are my roles not visible in a Multi-site/Network?

My network is showing roles in some sites and not in others. For some reason that I can't explain, when I add a new user, I have no role to choose from on the drop down box of a sub-site in my ...
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How to change user`s avatar?

Is there a way o changing user's avatar without plugins? Why there's no "Avatar Upload" section in Users > Your Profile? I can't use a plugin. Am I blind or being forced to use Gravatar? ;/
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9k 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 ...
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determining if the user is logged in

I am new to wordpress, and trying to get my head around the idea of sessions and all. I read in a lot of places that session concept is not used in wordpress. Anyway, I downloaded the my-login-theme ...
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1answer
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Adding a photo to each WP user

I found several plugins (like this one and this one) to get the ability to attach a picture to a WP user. But these plugins are not maintained any more. Since there's apparently no plugin that does ...
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Editor can create any new user except administrator

I have set up a WordPress site for a client. The client has the Editor role, however I have installed the Members plugin and given the client the capability to add new users to the WP admin. This is ...
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881 views

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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2k views

Custom post type for 'staff' versus using wordpress user profiles?

A scenario I keep coming across is where an organisation might have several staff for whom I want to have some sort of listing and a single profile page with biographical information. Typically I ...
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add 'file upload' field to user details

In the backend when a user goes to their detail page they can edit a few text fields. I want to add a custom field that allows the user to upload a file. I found something similar but its only to add ...
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Getting a List of Currently Available Roles on a WordPress Site?

When writing WordPress plugins there is often a need to set up options for which roles on the site have access to certain functionality or content. To do this a plugin dev needs to fetch the list of ...
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1answer
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If current user is admin or editor

How can I check to see if the current logged in user is an admin or an editor? I know how to do each singularly <?php if( current_user_can('editor')) { ?> stuff here for editors ...
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How to check if a user is in a specific role?

I have a pretty specific requirement to show different text in a field label on the user profile page based on the current user's role. I can't seem to figure out how to check whether the current use ...
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1answer
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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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How to restrict dashboard access to Admins only?

How would we restrict access to the WP admin area to all users except admins? The users on our site have their own profile pages which do all the functions they need. So admin should be off limits to ...
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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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How to allow an user role to create a new user under a role which lower than his level only?

I have three extra roles in my site. Doctor Receptionist Guest those roles are added by following code: * adding Doctor role */ $doctor_role = add_role( 'Doctor', __('Doctor'), array( ...
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1answer
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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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Getting users who registered 360 days from current date

As per the title, what I want to do is run a custom query that (using WP-Cron) will run once a day to check for users who registered exactly 360 days before the current date (don't need time, just ...
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Show User Their Password

I've got a few automated scripts that run to notify users of certain updates to the application, etc... and for one in particular, I need to be able to display the users user_login and their password. ...
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How to display page title+link of page created by user

I want to check if user is logged in and if have created a page. If so, option 1 is shown. This all works fine. But how to display page title+link of page created by that user between {page title ...
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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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Efficiency on displaying random authors based on large database

I'm trying to display a list of 5 authors randomly. Here are some solutions I had found: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5502609/get-authors-randomly ...
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Add extra field when admin create user

I have created extra field that user can edit on their 'Your Profile' page. The extra field also available on WordPress register page. What I want to ask is, how to add the field to User > Add new ...
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Drop down list in user profile page

I am having problems finding an answer to this. I need to have a custom user meta field. I can create them which is fine but I need to create a drop down one. For example I want the user meta to ...
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Plugin that would allow WordPress Authors to “follow” other Authors and query “Activity Info” from that

I have a WordPress blog that is all user based Authors that submit content and such. Currently in the site, you can view other authors profiles but basically just view their content from the ...
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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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1answer
315 views

Querying Email Addresses for a List of Users with Same Last Name?

I have a site with many users and many of them have the same last name. I want to get the emails of all the users with the same last name (IE: Smith) that has a post related to a particular taxonomy ...
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Custom taxonomy on users with UI

WP lets us register_taxonomy() with users as the object type, thus creating taxonomies mapped to user IDs rather than post IDs. https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/register_taxonomy ...
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Find out who deleted a page or post?

Someone moved a very important page on my website into the trash, and I do not know who did it! It was not deleted permanently so I don't need to worry, in that sense. The revisions, when I restored ...
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Allowing logged in users to comment without moderation across a multisite installation

I currently do web admin for an internet community based on BuddyPress and Multi Site, and use the Comment author must have a previously approved comment setting to make it easier for users to comment ...
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Order users by custom user meta

I'm showing a list of users like so: <ul> <?php $directors = get_users('role=director'); foreach ($directors as $director) { $dir_id = $director->ID; ...
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Check if user is online?

I simply want to show green circle after username if user is online and nothing if user is offline. I've found this 5 years old question but both of the ideas seems bad because I've been told than ...
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Let admin users edit member profiles from front end

I'm using WP User Frontend Pro, but the pro version lacks the feature of letting admins edit registered users profiles from front end. I'm building a web app using WordPress, and the administrator ...
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How to use tinyMCE for user “biographical info” without messing with any core file?

I noticed when you typein the user's “biographical info” on the profile, it shows up in one page! Looks really terrible. So: Is there a way to use tinyMCE or other solution for user “biographical ...
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6k views

Showing User's Post Counts by Custom Post Type in the Admin's User List?

I'm trying to figure out how to hook into the /wp-admin/users.php manage page to create custom columns for showing the number of posts users have for the custom post types on WPHonors.com. I created ...
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Is there a way (plugin?) to restrict a user to being able to edit just one page?

We use wordpress like a CMS and would very much like to allow users to have a "homepage". Ideally they'd be prevented from mucking up the whole site. Is there a simple way to limit users editing ...
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Whats the best way to share user data across multiple Wordpress websites?

First of all, Multisite isn't what I'm looking for. I have 5 websites using Wordpress all on separate domains that I would like to enable user accounts for. I need user data to be shared across the ...
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Replacing the Wordpress password validation

I have a custom application with thousands of users who already have a password stored. I would like to set up a self hosted wordpress site to accompany that application and to use the usernames and ...