Enhanced WordPress User Profiles, Part 3: Displaying the New Fields in Your Template File

Jun 23 2010

In part three of our series recapping my presentation on Enhancing WordPress User Profiles, we’ll go through the steps and code involved in displaying the new fields we added to the database using functions.php.

For our demonstration, I am creating a team biography page for a corporate or small business website. Using WordPress’ User Profiles, we can create a user account for each team member, and grant them access to maintain their own information. I’ve also created a special role in WordPress for my team called “Team” using Capability Manager...