Read mode that can be edited

The system displays information about the user, which is read-only. The information becomes editable if the user clicks Edit Profile or Change Password links.

  1. If you have more than one user profiles created, a dropdown box appears where you must select the profile which information you want to display.
    The system displays information only from the selected profile.

    EXAMPLE: You have created profile type Forum, where in addition to the basic user information, there is a field Nickname that each forum user completes. If in the dropdown you select Forum profile type, only the nickname of the user is displayed.

    For more information about profile types, see Administration: User profiles.

  2. Choose templates for the following:
    • ‘Read mode’ template
      This is the template for the user information when the profile is in read-only mode.
    • ‘Edit mode’ template
      This is the template for the user information displayed after the user clicks Edit Profile.
    • Template for not logged users
      This is the template displayed to a user who attempts to change profile without being logged in.
    • 'Change password' template
      This is the template displayed to a user who attempts to change password.
    • You can create a custom template by clicking Create New Template. You can edit existing templates by selecting them and clicking Edit template.
      For more information, see  Create and edit widget templates.

      NOTE: The Auto generated fields template displays all fields defined in the profile type and uses the settings that you defined for each custom or default field in the settings of the profile type. These are the settings that you defined on the Appearance tab of each field.
      For more information about custom fields, see Overview: Custom fields.
      For more information about profile types, see Administration: User profiles.

  3. Depending on whether you want the user to edit profile and change password on the same page or on new pages, perform one of the following:
    • If you want to edit profile information and change password on the same page, perform the following:
      1. Choose templates for ‘Edit mode’ template and 'Change password' template.
        These are the templates displayed after the user clicks Edit Profile or Change Password links.
      2. Expand More actions and select what to display after changes have been saved.
        Select one of the following radio buttons:
        • Stay in the same screen but display a message above the form...
          In the text box, enter the message that is displayed when changes are saved.
        • Open a specially prepared page...
          Click Select a page button, from the tree select the page that opens when changes are saved, and click Done selecting.
    • If you want to edit profile information and change password on separate pages, select Open Edit and Change password in selected existing pages... checkbox.
      The ‘Edit mode’ template and 'Change password' template dropdown boxes disappear.
      1. To select the page that is displayed when the user clicks Edit Profile link, under Page for editing profile, click Select a page button, select a page from the tree, and click Done selecting.
      2. To select the page that is displayed when the user clicks Change Password link, under Page for changing password, click Select a page button, select a page from the tree, and click Done selecting.
  4. You can choose a class name for the Profile widget if later you want to set a CSS style for this particular widget.
    To do this click More options and enter a name for the class in Css class input field.

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