Create profile types

  1. To open the Profile types page, in the Sitefinity CMS backend, navigate to Administration » Users and click Manage Profile types in the right pane.
  2. Click Create profile type.
    The Create a profile type page appears.
  3. Enter a name for this profile type.
  4. To change the name that is used in code to refer to this profile type, click Change button and enter a new name.
  5. If you have more than one user providers, the User providers this profile set is used by radio button appears.
    Select one of the following:
    • All user providers
    • Specific user providers
      Select the checkboxes of the providers that this profile type will be associated with.
  6. Click Create this profile type and go to add fields.
  7. To add fields to the user profile, under Custom fields, click Add a field…
    The fields that you add to the user profile are displayed when you create a user. For example, for the Blogger profile, create a field Nickname.

    For more information, about adding custom fields, see Custom fields.

  8. To view the default fields of this profile, expand the Default fields section.
    You cannot delete or edit default fields.
  9. Click Save changes button.
    The profile type is created and appears in the list of Profile types.
NOTE: To add as a custom field a classification, after you have created the profile type, you must make the following settings:
    1. Click Administration » Settings » Advanced.
    2. In the treeview on the left, click ContentView » Controls.
    3. Click ProfileType_<name of user profile> » Views » ViewFrontendCreate » Sections » CustomFieldsSection » Fields.
    4. Click the classification field you want to use and select Bind on server checkbox.
    5. Click Save changes.

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