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I'm working on a Wordpress site and would like to add a few extra fields to the dashboard user-new.php screen so the admin can easily add new users to the site.

The fields would need to take in text data in relation to the users Address and a membership number.

Currently I've managed to get extra fields displaying on the user-edit.php screen. below is the code:

function modify_contact_methods($profile_fields){
    //Add New Fields
    $profile_fields['name'] = 'Name';
    $profile_fields['address_1'] = 'Address 1';
    $profile_fields['address_2'] = 'Address 2';
    $profile_fields['address_3'] = 'Address 3';
    $profile_fields['address_4'] = 'Address 4';
    $profile_fields['address_5'] = 'Address 5';
    $profile_fields['address_6'] = 'Address 6';

    return $profile_fields;
}

add_filter('user_contactmethods', 'modify_contact_methods');

Is there anyway I can do this to the add user form on dashboard? It's only the backend I'm concerned about as currently users do not register automatically for the sites services.

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Check the Advanced Custom Field Plugin. Very powerfull tool that let's you add custom fields anywhere and use them in the way you wish.

  • I actually have this plugin already, I did not know it was able to do that for the add user screen. Will try it now – Javacadabra Jun 12 '14 at 9:19

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