Profile Tabs Setup


This document provides instructions on how to configure and use the extension   Profile tabs  that adds custom tabs to the profile.

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 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.

Profile Tabs list #

Navigate the page [Ultimate Member > Profile Tabs] to see existing custom profile tabs. Click the button "Add New" to create a new profile tab.

Image - Profile Tabs table on  [Ultimate Member > Profile Tabs]

Profile tab settings #

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

  • Title - Set the title of the custom tab (profile menu item).
  • Content - Set the content of the custom tab. You can put here text, HTML, shortcodes (except account or profile shortcodes).
  • Display Settings:
    • Show on these roles profiles - Select user roles, in whose profiles you want to display the tab. If empty, the tab is visible for all roles in their profiles.
    • Show on these profiles forms - Select profile forms in which you want to display the tab. If empty, the tab is visible for all profiles.
  • Customize this tab:
    • Icon - Allow you to change the tab icon.
  • Pre-defined content:
    • Custom Profile Form - Allow you to display additional profile form in the tab.

Image - Custom profile tab settings on [Ultimate Member > Profile Tabs > Add New]

Profile Tab Content #

You can 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

Customize tabs visibility, order, and titles #

You are able to edit the tabs display order and change their names if the Profile Tabs extension is activated. 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.

Image - How to rename and reorder profile tabs on [Ultimate Member > Settings > Appearance > Profile Menu]