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Step 5: Creating A List Of Users and Profile Page

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Now it is time to create a user directory page on our page. This can be as simple as a list of names with links to author profile pages or a full fledged directory with all of the user’s information.

Step 4: Using Author.php To Show Custom Fields

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Now its time to display these fields in the front-end. In this step we will add to, or create the author.php template so it shows information about the author and their posts.

Step 3: Reorder Fields and See Them In Action

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Reorder The Fields Before saving the Pod, we need to rearrange the order of the fields. They will have the same order in the profile editor as they do in the Pods editor, so we are going to want to put them in a logical …

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Step 1: Create A Users Pod

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Pods allows us to extend the standard post types (post, pages) as well as media, users and comments with custom fields. To begin we will create a new Pod to extend users.

Creating A User Directory with Pods

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In this tutorial we will learn how to use Pods to make a user directory by adding new fields to the user profiles. We will use these new fields to add custom author profile pages and a user directory to a theme.

Step 2: Add Fields To Users

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While WordPress’ built-in user profiles offer only limited fields, Pods will allow for pretty much anything we need to be added to profiles. In this tutorial we will be using plain text, number, phone number, website and avatar fields.