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Have you ever wished there were more core user profile fields in Joomla? There may be more than you know of and to find them all you have to do is turn on a plugin! In this video we'll see see how to make sure you are getting the most out of the core user profiles fields in Joomla.



  • The video discusses expanding user profile fields in Joomla through a plugin.
    - Tim Davis, a Joomla enthusiast, presents Maintenance Monday #175 on the Basic Joomla Tutorials YouTube channel.
    - A sponsored message by is included, offering a free site audit and tools for Joomla site management.
    - Tim demonstrates how to access additional user profile fields in Joomla:
    - Log in to the Joomla back end.
    - Navigate to Extensions > Plugins and filter by "User Profile."
    - Two sets of fields are available: one for registration/admin forms and another for user profile/profile edit forms.
    - You can disable certain fields for the registration process and later enable them for profile editing.
    - Enabling the plugin and editing the profile reveals the extended fields.
    - The video emphasizes the availability of many user field options without requiring heavy extensions.
    - The importance of subscribing, liking, and sharing the video is highlighted for community growth.
    - The video concludes with well wishes and encouragement to explore Joomla sites.

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