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Contact Info Options


Contact Info Options is a simple WordPress plugin that modifies the contact info fields in the user profile. The plugin gives you the option to disable unused instant messager fields (AIM, Yahoo IM and Jabber/Google Talk) and/or to add additional fields, currently social networking (Twitter, Facebook and Google+) and ScienceCard.


  • The Profile page
  • The Contact Info Options page


Installation Instructions:

  1. Download the plugin and unzip it.
  2. Put the contact-info-options folder into the wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  3. Go to the Plugins page in your WordPress Administration area and click ‘Activate’ next to Contact Info Options.
  4. Go to Users/Contact Info Options/ to enable the contact info you want to use in the user profile.
  5. Go to your Profile page. At the bottom of the Contact Info section are the new input fields.
  6. If you want to add the function to your theme file(s) then use <?php the_author_meta('twitter'); ?> if it’s INSIDE the loop or use <?php the_author_meta('twitter', 1); ?> if it’s OUTSIDE the loop. 1 is the user ID. Use one of twitter, facebook, googleplus or sciencecard.


It don’t work – What should I do?

First of all, make sure that the plugin is activated.

Contributors & Developers

“Contact Info Options” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Added Google+ and ScienceCard, removed several services


  • Updated tags


  • Updated readme.txt


  • Initial Release