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Profile Builder - front-end user registration, login and edit profile

Simple to use profile plugin allowing front-end login, user registration and edit profile by using shortcodes.


  • Email Confirmation can now be disabled on WordPress multisite


  • Fixed issue that prevented the value 0 to be set as default value
  • Fixed xss vulnerability
  • Fixed issue that was preventing to change back to original email address in edit-profile, after changing to a new one
  • Removed default value option from PB Password and Repeat Password fields
  • Changed name of japanese translation file
  • Fixed updating edit-profile form without email field, when allowing users to login only with email


  • Translation Updates


  • Fixed website field not saving on registering with email confirmation
  • Fixed a potential security vulnerability
  • Removed condition in edit-users dropdown to allow custom ones


  • Fixed notice that was thrown in WordPress 4.3 related to WP_Widget constructor being deprecated in login widget.


  • Changed recover password link from using username to using the user-nicename
  • We no longer strip spaces from usernames on singele-site registration when Email Confirmation is on and we also do not allow usernames with spaces on multisite installs
  • Changed message in Manage Fields sidebar
  • Fixed issue that prevented sometimes 0 values to be saved


  • Add attribute filter to each Profile Builder form input: apply_filters( 'wppb_extra_attribute', '', $field )
  • Added Japanese translation
  • Updated translation files


  • Added filter to wppb_curpageurl() function to easily modify returned URL: apply_filters('wppb_curpageurl', $pageURL)
  • Fixed a issue with default fields not having labels and descriptions localized sometimes
  • Removed link to author page in logged in user shortcode
  • Shortcodes on Basic Info page should no longer be translated
  • Replaced home_url with site_url in login.php
  • Fixed an error when admin was editing another user from the front end sometimes we got 'This email is already reserved to be used soon.'
  • Select a User to edit (as admin) adds HTML special char (&) in URL when should not
  • Added filters that can be used to stop emails being sent to users or admins
  • Redirect registration form after login to same page. Also added a filter on the url


  • Added reCaptcha support for default login, register and lost password forms as well as PB forms + our own login widget
  • Added RTL support for Profile Buider Forms
  • Fixed a problem regarding required fields
  • Added filter on add custom field values on user signup 'wppb_add_to_user_signup_form_meta'
  • Fixed issue where username was sent instead of email when Login with Email was set in the user emails


  • Updated translation files.
  • Bulk approve email in Email Confirmation now functions as expected
  • Now the Addons Page in Profile Builder is compatible with Multisite.
  • Added filter to add extra css classes directly on the fields input: apply_filters( 'wppb_fields_extra_css_class', '', $field )
  • The Show Meta button in the Email Confirmation admin screen no longer throws js errors when site in other language.
  • Fixed bug that was preventing Checkboxes, Selects and Radios to not save correctly if they had special chars in their values


  • Added compatibility with "Captcha" plugin
  • Fixed issue on Add-Ons Page that prevented addons to be activated right after install
  • Fixed issue on multisite where Adminstrator roles were able to edit other users from frontend
  • Added filters to edit other users dropdown:'wppb_display_edit_other_users_dropdown' and 'wppb_edit_profile_user_dropdown_role'


  • Fixed vulnerability regarding activating/deactivationg addons through ajax. We added nonces and permission checks.
  • Added a filter in which we can change the classes on the li element for fields: 'wppb_field_css_class'
  • Fixed automatic login on registration when filtering the random username generated when login with email is active


  • Fixed bug that prevented non-administrator roles to save fields in their profile on the admin area
  • Added Spanish translation
  • Styled the alerts and errors in registration/edit profile, above the forms
  • Added line in footer that asks users to leave a review if they enjoyed the plugin
  • Fixed bug in registration forms that allowed users to create accounts even when they removed the email box from the DOM
  • Fixed bug that was outputting wrong successful user registration message on multisite
  • We now can add fields from Addons that will save on user activation
  • Now WPPB_PLUGIN_DIR is pointing to the correct directory


  • Created Add-On Page in Profile Builder
  • Added support for Twenty Fifteen theme to better target inputs
  • Add support for "redirect_url" parameter to Login shortcode (will do the same thing as "redirect" - for consistency)
  • Added "redirect_url" parameter to Register and Edit-profile shortcodes


  • Added username validation for illegal characters
  • Fixed wp_mail() From headers being set sitewide


  • Added option to Log In with either Username or Email.
  • Added default values for "Logout" shortcode so it displays even if you don't pass any arguments to it.


  • Fixed bug that was causing the username to be sent instead of the email when login with email was set to true in the default registration emails.
  • Fixed bug in Password Reset email when Login with email was on.
  • The "This email is already reserved to be used soon" error wasn't appearing on single site when Email Confirmation was on. Now it does when it is the case.
  • Fixed bug that was causing an upload incompatibility with WordPress media uploader.
  • Fixed bug that was causing Password strength and Password length error messages to not be translatable.
  • Interface changes to forms in admin area on Profile Builder Pages.
  • Added possibility to edit other users from the front end edit form when an admin is logged in.
  • Added a popup in unconfirmed email user listing in admin area where the admin can see the users meta information.
  • Add logout shortcode and menu link to Profile Builder.


  • Fixed problem that when Email Confirmation was active the password in the registration emails was empty. We now have a placeholder for when we can't send the actual password.
  • Added 'wppb_login_form_args' filter to filter wp_login_form() arguments.
  • Added css classes to loged in message links so we can style.
  • Fixed bug that was allowing us to change meta_name on un-editable fields:First Name, Last Name etc.
  • Fixed "Display Name Publicly as” field on front-end.
  • Now User Email Confirmation works on multisite as expected.
  • Fixed bug that was throwing “This email is already reserved to be used soon” ERROR on Edit Profile form on multisite.
  • Fixed bug that caused metaboxes and the Profile Builder page to appeared for roles that shouldn't have.


  • Added icon with tooltip on registration pages 'Users can register themselves or you can manually create users here' message
  • Updated translation files
  • Removed some php notices from the code-base
  • Improved theme compatibility for the submit buttons inside the Profile Builder forms
  • Removed UL dots from Register form in Chrome, Safari


  • Fixed a bug with checkbox field that didn't pass the required if the value of the checkbox contained spaces
  • When email confirmation is enabled we no longer can send the selected password via email because we now store the hased password inside wp-signups table and not a encoded version of it. This was done to improve security
  • Fixed problem that was causing "Insert into post" image button not to work
  • Fixed Fatal error when having both Free and Premium versions activated.
  • Removing the meta name for extra fields is no longer possible
  • Added translation files


  • Added notification to enable user registration via Profile Builder (Anyone can register checkbox).
  • Add register_url and lostpassword_url parameters to login shortcode.
  • Added filter to allow changing Lost Password link in login shortcode.


  • Added $account_name as a parameter in the wppb_register_success_message filter
  • Fixed typo in password strength meeter.


  • Fixed bug that made radio buttons field types not to throw error when they are required
  • Fixed XSS security vulnerability in fallback-page.php
  • Reintroduced the filters:'wppb_generated_random_username', 'wppb_userlisting_extra_meta_email' and 'wppb_userlisting_extra_meta_user_name'
  • Fixed the bug when changing the password in a edit profile form we were logged out


  • Brand new user interface.
  • Drag & drop to reorder User Profile Fields.
  • More flexibility for Managing Default User Fields.
  • Better Security by Enforcing Minimum Password Length and Minimum Password Strength on all forms (front-end and back-end).
  • NOTE: upgrading from Profile Builder 1.1.x to 2.0.2 might make some of your plugin customization (if you have any ) not work because in the restructuring we had to drop some of the filters from 1.1.x.


  • Added stripslashes to register shortcode.


  • Sanitized forms against XSS exploits.


  • Minor changes in the readme and index files.


  • Minor changes in the readme and index files.


  • Changes weren't saving on the Edit Profile page when profile was not fully updated.


  • Minor changes to the readme file.


  • Fixed a few notices in the plugin.


  • Emergency security update regarding the password recovery feature.


Improved some of the queries meant to select users at certain points, hidden input value on front-end (Pro version) and the remember me checkbox on the login page.


Small changes to the index.php file


Fixed some bugs which only appeared in WPMU sites.


Minor changes to the readme.txt file.


Added activation_url and activation_link to the "Email Customizer" feature (pro). Also, once the "Email Confirmation" feature is activated, an option will appear to select the registration page for the "Resend confirmation email" feature, which was also added to the back-end userlisting.


Minor changes in the plugin's readme file and updated the screenshots.


Minor changes in the plugin's readme file.


Minor changes in the plugin's readme file.


Minor changes in the plugin's readme file.


Minor changes in the plugin's readme file.


Improved the userlisting feature in the Pro version.


Fixed "Edit Profile" bug and impred the "Admin Approval" default listing (in the paid versions).


Improved a few existing features (like WPML compatibility), and added a new feature: login with email address.


Improved the "Email Confirmation" feature and a few other functions. Added new options for the "Userlisting" feature (available in the Pro version of Profile Buildeer). Added translations: persian (thanks to Ali Mirzaei, info@alimir.ir)


Improved a few existing functions.


Fixed a few warnings on the register page.


Minor changes to the readme file.


Activation bug fixed.


Added a few improvements and fixed a few bugs.


Email Confirmation bug on WPMU fixed.


Minor changes to the readme file.


Security issue fixed regarding the "Email Confirmation" feature


Added a fix (suggested by http://wordpress.org/support/profile/maximinime) regarding the admin bar not displaying properly in some instances.


Minor changes to the readme file.


Minor changes to the readme file.


Added support for WP 3.5


Separated some of the plugin's functions into separate files. Also fixed a few bugs.


Fixed function where it wouldn't create the _signups table in the free version.


Error fixed.


Minor updates to the plugin files.


Minor changes to the plugin.


Minor changes to the readme file.


Changes to the readme file.


Fixed few warnings.


Minor changes


Different security issues fixed with other updates.


WordPress 3.3 support


Consecutive bugfixes.


Compatibility fix for WP version 3.3


Minor changes to different parts of the plugin. Also updated the english translation.


Minor changes to readme file.


Minor changes to readme file.


Minor changes to readme file.


Minor changes to readme file.


Added the possibility to set the default fields as required (only works in the front end for now), and added a lot of new filters for a better and easier way to personalize the plugin. Also added a recover password feature (shortcode) to be in tune with the rest of the theme. Added translations: *italian (thanks to Gabriele, globalwebadvices@gmail.com) *updated the english translation


Minor modification in the readme file.


Minor upload bug on WP repository.


Added translations: *czech (thanks to Martin Jurica, martin@jurica.info) *updated the english translation


Added the possibility to set up the default user-role on registration; by adding the role="role_name" argument (e.g. [wppb-register role="editor"]) the role is automaticly set to all new users. Added translations: *norvegian (thanks to Havard Ulvin, haavard@ulvin.no) *dutch (thanks to Pascal Frencken, pascal.frencken@dedeelgaard.nl) *german (thanks to Simon Stich, simon@1000ff.de) *spanish (thanks to redywebs, http://www.redywebs.com)


Minor bugfix.


Added translations to: *hungarian(thanks to Peter VIOLA, info@violapeter.hu) *french(thanks to Sebastien CEZARD, sebastiencezard@orange.fr)

Bugfixes/enhancements: *login page now automaticly refreshes itself after 1 second, a little less annoying than clicking the refresh button manually *fixed bug where translation didn't load like it should *added new user notification: the admin will now know about every new subscriber *fixed issue where adding one or more spaces in the checkbox options list, the user can't save values.


Added a new user-interface (borrowed from the awesome plugin OptionTree created by Derek Herman), and bugfixes.


Bugfix - The wp_update_user attempts to clear and reset cookies if it's updating the password. Because of that we get "headers already sent". Fixed by hooking into the init.


Bugfix - On the edit profile page the website field added a new http:// everytime you updated your profile. Bugfix/ExtraFeature - Add support for shortcodes to be run in a text widget area.


Apparently the WordPress.org svn converts my EOL from Windows to Mac and because of that you get "The plugin does not have a valid header."


You can now actualy install the plugin. All because of a silly line break.


Still no Change.


No Change.


Small changes.


Changes to the ReadMe File


Added the posibility of displaying/hiding default WordPress information-fields, and to modify basic layout.

Requires: 3.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3.1
Last Updated: 1 week ago
Active Installs: 40,000+


4.6 out of 5 stars


56 of 61 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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