217: Joomla 2.5 User Profile Plugin
How to enable the Joomla 2.5 User Profile plugin
In this tutorial, we'll show you how to enable the Joomla 2.5 user profile plugin.
Viewing User Profiles in Joomla 2.5
Learn more about Joomla 2.5 User Profiles by first seeing what the user sees as their profile.
Understanding the Joomla 2.5 User Profile Plugin's Basic Options
Within the Joomla 2.5 User Profile Plugin's settings, we'll explain the difference between Fields for registration and administrator user forms AND Profile fields for profile edit form.
How to create a User Profile menu item in Joomla 2.5
Using the Joomla 2.5 menu manager, you can create a new menu item that points to the User Profile page, which will allow users to view and edit their user profile.
Adding Custom User Profile Fields in Joomla 2.5 - Step 1/3 - Copy the Plugin
The first step in creating custom user profile fields is to copy the current user profile plugin. This will help ensure you don't lose your changes if a Joomla 2.5 update overwrites the files.
Adding Custom User Profile Fields in Joomla 2.5 - Step 2/3 - The Front End Form
Our next step in adding custom user profile fields in Joomla 2.5 is to edit the front end form and ask the user to enter the new information.
Adding Custom User Profile Fields in Joomla 2.5 - Step 3/3 - Plugin Parameters
The final step in adding new fields to the Joomla 2.5 user profile plugin is to allow site administrators to toggle whether the new field is required or not.