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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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987 views

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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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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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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Help - Why my roles are not showing? 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Diplay 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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Authors Page : A page of authors

I'm looking for a way to create a parent authors page and then use the author.php for the individual author pages. I've been out of the loop (no pun) for a couple months and am wondering the best way ...
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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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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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How to hide media uploads by other users in the Media menu?

Simply put - how might I completely hide media files uploaded by any other users other then themselves? Id like to disable access to these links & files since they are a way for non-admin users to ...
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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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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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Customize Admin Users Screen based on Role

I've added a role of "Customer" and I am working on customizing the Users Screen for that role. What I'd like to do is customize columns based on that particular role. Note: For example, take a ...
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Show newly added posts since last user login time /date

I'm looking for a solution to create a custom loop which will only display the last added/ modified posts since the last user login to the site. It shouldn't be that complicated doesnt it ?
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How to assign capabilities to user NOT to User Role

Is there any way to assign custom capabilities to user, I'm NOT talking about User Role. I'm running a multi author blog where I assigned user role of "Author" to all of my authors. But I need a ...
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How to detect first visit of a user?

I want to build an alert for users who visit my WordPress blog. Is there a conditional function like is_home() to detect if someone visits the blog the first time? I want to send the alert to every ...
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Wordpress usermeta scaling for thousands of users

I have developed a CRM plugin for a client integrated with Wordpress user management and I stored additional information for each user under the wp_usermeta table. However, the client's customer ...
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Groups of capabilities: users with multiple roles?

I'm pretty sure I understand the roles and capabilities setup in WordPress: granular capabilities, grouped together in roles that can be assigned to users. Code should check the granular capabilities, ...
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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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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 ...
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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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How to list users that have written custom post types and hide the ones that have not?

I'm trying to build an author list that would show all authors that have written a Custom Post Type post, and hide authors that have no posts. With wp_list_authors it would be easy to show users that ...
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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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Migrating Wordpress users into Disqus

I'm thinking of migrating my comment system from Wordpress to Disqus. I'm pretty satisfied with options it offers, but I have one problem: I have few hundred registrated users on my Wordpress ...
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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 ...