If the Xprofile component is enabled (it’s enabled by default), you can extend the users informations with additional custom fields.
Some fields are created automatically on theme activation:
- Social Fields: You can find them in the group “social”, they are the social links of the members. You can easily create new social fields if you need them.
- Location field: It is used to calculate the member position on the members map.
Create a new field:
You can create new custom fields in Users > Profile Fields (see above).
If you want display the new fields in the members directory, then you use these options in the field editing page:
Instead, if you want to add the field to the advanced members search, you can just use the remaining option in the same location: