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  1. leev says:

    great plugin, but how do i get the extra field to display in the author.php

  2. RunDEv says:

    This is a great plugin!

    However, I’ve probably found a bug.

    I’m using WP 4.1.2 with Cimy User Extra Fields, but uploaded files are not showing up in the user’s profile and fields.
    Note: I can only upload files in the backend of WP.

    Who has the solution? Or is there a better and fully working alternative?

    Thank You!

    • WPBeginner Support says:

      If you think you have found a bug in the plugin, then please reach out to plugin authors using the support tab on the plugin website.

  3. Antok Prima says:

    I have follow all tutorial and prepare data for country, region/province & city. But I don’t how to make it selectable from dropdown list.

    Any sugestion how to solve this?


  4. Anon says:

    And how can I check (either with php or js) if certain user matched following option in his profile? (I want to display info regarding of matched on/off option)

  5. Syaifuddin Hamzah says:

    I just found this tutorial and it really save me lots of time for my new project. I used Oi Frontend Profile to enable users to update their profile details including the fileds created by Cimy User Extra Fileds (CUEF) on frontend. It works until one of my user complaining that once he click update profile, the fields created by CUEF is gone and not updated. Only default WP fields is updated.

    I looked around and found other developer with the same issue here: He found a way to fix the bug by adding “cimy_uef_” to the front of fields name. I just dont understand what he meant by adding “cimy_uef_” to the front of fileds name. Where/how should I add “cimy_uef_” to fix this? Please help. Thanks.

  6. Lalit Nagrath says:

    i have just added a new custom field but how do i make it as required?

  7. SaWKaT says:

    Yes this plugin is so good and easy to use. But I do not understand how to show an extra-field in a page. Have any short code? Can anyone help me?

  8. David says:

    This plugin is the worst user friendly plugin ever

    • Editorial Staff says:

      Would love to see your review in the repository. Please highlight specific issues and perhaps give pointers, so the plugin author can improve the issues. Simply saying it is worst user friendly plugin ever doesn’t really help anyone :)

      • Mike says:

        From what I’ve seen the plugin author doesn’t respond well to criticism or help requests…

        The documentation needs a lot of work, but the plugin itself is largely quite functional. In the end I had to come up with a slightly hacky javascript solution to apply a placeholder attribute to fields generated by the plugin, but it did what I needed.

      • David says:

        Lol, i didnt have time, anyways here is a better plugin than cimy and does the same thing.

        Do a review on it. :)

  9. Zeeshan says:

    Thanks for it, wonderful article.

  10. Mike says:

    Great article, very helpful! Do you know if it’s possible to add the HTML5 placeholder attribute to text fields generated by this plugin?

  11. Adrian says:

    Great article, thank you!

    If besides extra user fields, you’re looking also for front-end login, registration and edit profile functionality, then Profile Builder may be an alternative worth looking into:

  12. Evelyn says:

    Thanks for another great post! This is the most valuable page I follow!

  13. Karen F says:

    Thanks for the great plugin info. I hope you won”t be recommending Code Canyon / Envato – premium plugins. I’ve just had the nasty experience of purchasing one of their products. Before getting to download it the developer took it down & Envato told me that I had to deal with the developer who never answered my email. Envato does not stand by it’s customers despite collecting 50% of purchase fees! Wow. That was money down the drain.

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