How to add user profile fields

Profile fields are a way to store information about users. They can be used as triggers for dynamic user groups, shortcodes for personalization, and ways to filter users and content. When adding a profile field, you can choose from several types of input fields:

  • Input field 
    An input field is used for open questions which must be answered with short answers (up to a short sentence).
  • Text field 
    A text field is used for open questions where members are expected to answer with a couple of sentences.
  • Dropdown list 
    A dropdown list is used when members need to choose from several options predefined options (usually 5 or more).
  • Radio button 
    A radio button can be used when you want members to provide information by choosing one of several predefined options.
  • Checkbox 
    A checkbox can be used when you want members to provide information by selecting one or more of a predefined set of options.
  • Descriptive text 
    Use descriptive text when you want to give members extra information about any of their profile fields.
  • Date field 
    A date profile field can be used for questions where members are expected to answer with a date (birthday, anniversary, graduation etc.). Members can select a date with an easy date-picker.

Only Dropdown, Radio, Checkbox, and Date fields can be used as triggers in Dynamic User Groups.

You can create new profile fields by following the steps below:

  1. Go to Configure at the top menu in Admin.
  2. Underneath Users, choose Profile Fields and click Add New profile Field.
  3. You can also Edit existing profile fields.create new profile fields