How to add a navigation menu link to the edit profile page?

If you want to add a link to your navigation menu which takes users directly to the edit mode of their profile page then you can do this easily. To do this you need to do the following:

  1. Go to admin dashboard > appearance > menus
  2. Select the menu you want to edit
  3. Go to the add custom link section

  4. Enter the URL to the edit profile page. The URL should look like this: http://www.domain.com/user/?profiletab=main&um_action=edit
  5. Enter the text for the nav menu item e.g Edit Profile

  6. Click the Add to Menu button
  7. Position the menu item on the menu
  8. Click the "Save menu" button