I am setting up a new membership website. I only have one issue that I can't resolve. Once a member is logged I don't want them to go to the dashboard to edit their profile but instead to the website profile page.

Where and how do I change this?


The filter hook edit_profile_url does that. It returns the URL and provides the User ID so you can use it for some customization of the new URL.

add_filter( 'edit_profile_url', 'modify_profile_url_wpse_94075', 10, 3 );

 * http://core.trac.wordpress.org/browser/tags/3.5.1/wp-includes/link-template.php#L2284
 * @param string $scheme The scheme to use. 
 * Default is 'admin'. 'http' or 'https' can be passed to force those schemes.
function modify_profile_url_wpse_94075( $url, $user_id, $scheme )
    // Makes the link to http://example.com/custom-profile
    $url = site_url( '/custom-profile' );
    return $url;

Q&A of interest: Where to put my code: plugin or functions.php?

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    This doesn't work at all, either in functions.php or a plugin. I can't even get a sample output from the hook. Is the hook deprecated? – Ivar Feb 6 '14 at 20:02

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