User Bookmarks setup


The User Bookmarks extension allows users to bookmark posts, pages, media, and other post types for quick access from the User page. This document provides instructions on how to set up and use the User Bookmarks extension.

Settings Page

Once you activate the User Bookmarks extension, you will see the User Bookmarks tab in wp-admin > Ultimate Member > Settings > Extensions.
On this page, you can find the following options:

  • Bookmark icon position - choose the position of the bookmark icon on the page.
  • Enable bookmark - choose where the bookmark icon will appear.
  • Enable bookmark on archive pages - allow bookmarking in categories. 
  • Add bookmark button text - set the text of the bookmark icon.
  • Remove bookmark button text - set the photo thumbnail size.
  • Folders text (Plural) - folder text plural form.
  • Folder text (Singular) - folder text singular form.
  • Bookmarked Icon (css class) - a class of the bookmarked icon.
  • Regular Icon (css class) - a class of the regular icon.
  • Using Page Builder - show post excerpt without applying shortcodes if not checked.
  • Create default folder - automatically create the first bookmarks folder for a newly created member.
  • Default folder name - (optional) a name for the automatically created bookmarks folder.

wp-admin > Ultimate Member > Settings > Extensions > User Bookmark

Creating bookmarks

The user bookmarks extension adds the "Bookmarks" tab to the user profile page.

The bookmarks tab allows users to create folders for bookmarks and arrange bookmarks to folders.

To bookmark a post/page or any other custom post type users should click on the bookmark icon at the bottom of the page.

Accessing bookmarks

All bookmarked pages/posts or custom post types can be found in the "Bookmarks" tab on the User profile.


Use shortcode  [um_user_bookmarks] to insert Bookmarks block content.


<?php echo do_shortcode( '[um_user_bookmarks]' ); ?>

Use shortcode  [um_bookmarks_button post_id=""] to insert Add/remove bookmark button.


<?php echo do_shortcode( '[um_bookmarks_button post_id="' . get_the_ID() . '"]' ); ?>