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Create profile fields and profile sections
Profile sections are groups of profile fields. Every section has a title which is displayed inside the profile (for example Contact, Expertise, Personal information). inside the profile. Use sections to group similar profile fields.
To create a new profile section, click the + New profile section button at the bottom of the profile editor.
A creation sidebar will open. Enter the name of the section.
In the Group based extension field you can define for which user groups the profile is extended with this section. Leave this field empty, so that all users can have and edit profile fields in this section.
Click on the Save button to save your changes.
You can edit the profile header by clicking the edit button on the right side of the header.
The configuration will tell you how the name is being displayed currently.
If you wish to change the format, click on the Configure it here link provided by the plugin.
Here you can configure the Subline (profile field content displayed directly beneath the name) and three additional fields - in the screenshot below we used the
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Activate this slider button to hide the field labels within the header.
Navigate to the profile section of your choice. Then, click on the + New profile field button.
An editor sidebar will open.
Enter the name of the profile field here.
This is the name your users see in their profiles.
Select the correct field type. Many field types exist. They range from default text areas to date selects or imported LDAP data.
Depending on the field type, users will be able to enter different information into the profile field. In some cases, like with the field type "dependent field", the field value is fix and can not be changed by users.
Activate the Required checkbox to make a profile field mandatory. This can be useful when the personalization depends on this field or the field is important in some other way.
Required profile fields will be shown inside the Profile Completion Assistant (2.21 and older), if you choose to activate it.
If you enter any text here, it will appear as a help icon for all users who edit their profiles. Use this field to guide your users.
Only plain text is allowed here (no HTML etc.).
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Activate the slider button (it should become green) to display the profile field in the user's profile.
Deactivate the slider button (it should become grey) to hide the profile field in the user's profile.
Organize profile fields
Organize profile fields inside profile sections
To organize the profile fields, use drag & drop.
Click and hold the six dots button next to the field you wish to move. Then drag it to the correct position.