How to add a registration form field in WordPress – WordPress is a very powerful Content Management System, which also allows other users to register to become members. Registering yourself in WordPress is very simple because you only need a username and email to register. But you can modify the WordPress registration form to be more complete according to your wishes.
You can easily add new fields or fields to the form or the registration form is more complete. In this article, I will show you how to add additional user profile fields in WordPress registration.
How to add a registration form field in WordPress
By using this method you can collect additional information such as asking users if they want to sign up for your newsletter when registering, you can ask for data on Facebook ID, twitter, address, telephone number and many more. To make it the first thing you need to do is install and activate the plugin Cimy User Extra Field.
After you activate the Cimy User Extra Field plugin, you will see a new menu called “Cimy User Extra Field” which is on the menu Settings »Cimy User Extra Field. Please click on the menu to configure the plugin.
At the bottom of the page you will find Add New field. Cimy User Extra Field allows you to add various types of fields or columns. You can add fields of various types such as text, textarea, password, radio button, date register, avatar, checkbox, image, image url, and other input types. Using this file you can add registration and user profiles for additional forms. You can also provide a name, label, and description, even by using this plugin you can also add anti spam such as recaptcha to ward off spammers.
In the example above I created a field for “Address”, with the type “Text area” and added a label that reads “your address”. Next to it, there are lots of options that you have to check, such as the column cannot be left blank, a new column is displayed on the registration form and much more.
After you create additional fields for the address as above, please click the add field button on the right and save the changes you have made. After you save it, now look at your WordPress user register section, a new field will appear with the address column as shown below.
Likewise, the address column that I have added is automatically added to the users profile section in your WordPress admin area, please check your own user so that the Extra Fields named “Address” will appear at the bottom.
Above is an easy tutorial to add fields to the WordPress registration form with the Cimy User Extra Field plugin. Hopefully this article was helpful and your registration form will now appear more complete and look more professional. Good luck. 🙂