Plugin Review – BuddyPress Xprofile Custom Fields Types
Note: This plugin has now been forked by BuddyDev, the above link will take you to the repacement plugin.
Version Tested: V 2.6.3
BuddyPress Xprofile Custom Fields Type is a BuddyPress plugin that adds a variety of field types to the BuddyPress Extended Profile. The complete list of additional field types is below:
- Custom post type selector.
- Custom post type multi-selector.
- Checkbox acceptance.
- Decimal number.
- Number within min/max values.
- Custom taxonomy selector.
- Custom taxonomy multi-selector.
- Range input (slider)
Like most Xprofile plugins there is no configuration to be done after you have installed and activated the plugin. Once active adding or editing a Profile Fields in Dashboard>>Users>>Profile Fields reveals the following list of added field types:
From here your desired field type can be selected. There a wide range of types that are added by this plugin, many are use specific but interesting ones added include the Image, email and colour-picker.
This plugin is simple and delivers a significant enhancement to the extended profile fields available from default BuddyPress. 10 out of 10!
My Star Rating