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Custom profile fields

In addition to the default information you have users enter when they register to be members of your board, you can also define additional profile fields to suit your own board subject. You can add or edit the existing fields on the registration page of forum depending on your requiement.

Website Toolbox features a wide array of input options for you to gather information from your members through the creation of custom profile fields. With these fields you can present a list of options for the user to choose from or you can ask the user to give their own input.

There are six input options for you to choose from to tailor your required data collection method.

  • Single-Line Text Box - This is a textbox that allows the user to enter a response.
  • Multiple-Line Text Box - This is also a textbox (textarea), except it consists of multiple lines.
  • Multiple-Selection Checkbox - This option also offers multiple choices to the user, allowing multiple selections to be made. This is presented as checkboxes.
  • Single-Selection Radio Buttons - This option offers the user a choice of multiple answers, allowing them to make one selection.
  • Single-Selection Menu - This option also offers the user a choice of multiple answers except that it is presented as a dropdown menu. It also allows the user to make one selection.
  • Multiple-Selection Menu - This option offers multiple choices to the user, allowing multiple selections to be made. This is presented as a drop down menu plus a selection box.

These fields can be required at registration or you can have them be shown after registration via the user's profile. Administrators can make profile fields able to be edited only during registration or anytime.

User Accounts must be enabled to use custom profile fields on your forum.

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