Profile Tabs Setup

Overview

This document provides instructions on how to configure the display of the custom user profile tabs.

Installing & activating

To add the Profile Tabs extension to your site please do the following:

  1. Download the plugin zip folder from here.
  2. Install the plugin by uploading it to your site by going to Plugins > Add new > Upload plugin.
  3. On the upload plugin page click on the “choose file” button and select the Profile Tabs zip folder from your computer.
  4. Once the file um-profile-tabs.zip appears on the screen click the “Install now” button to install the plugin.
  5. Wait until the “Plugin installed successfully” message appears.
  6. Click the “Activate plugin” link to complete the activation.

Custom Tabs list

After you have activated the plugin you will be redirected to the installed plugins page. You could visit WP Dashboard > Ultimate Member > Profile Tabs submenu to see your custom created profile tabs.

When creating or editing tabs, you will have the opportunity to change the following settings.

Display Settings - Allow you to select the profile forms on which you want to display the selected tab as well as user roles, on the profiles of which the selected tab will be displayed.

Customization settings - Allow you to change the selected tab icon.

Pre-defined content settings - Allow you to set which Profile Form fields do you need to display in this tab's content.

Customize tabs visibility, order, and titles

Also, after activating the Profile Tabs extension, you will be able to edit the tabs display order and change their names. The names of the added custom tabs are changed using the Title field on the page for editing them. The names of the rest can be changed using the field in the screenshot below.

As with all tabs, you can customize the visibility of the custom tabs. And set the custom tab as default when loading the User Profile page.

Profile Tab Content

There is possible to use placeholders to show dynamic content at the User Profile custom tab.

  • {profile_id} - User Profile ID
  • {first_name} - First Name
  • {last_name} - Last Name
  • {user_email} - User Email
  • {display_name} - Display Name