NOTE: Force User Field Registration has reached End-of-Life. WordPress 2.6.x will be the last supported version! Read more: http://andrewferguson.net/2008/08/06/force-user-field-registration-end-of-life/

Overview
Forces new users to register additional fields. Available fields are:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Nickname
  • AIM screen name
  • Yahoo IM screen name
  • Jabber/Google Talk user name

Compatibility

  • 2.5.*

Warning: This plugin WILL NOT work with version prior to 2.5!

Installation for Regular WordPress
Download the file and put it in your plugins directory.

Activate it.

To configure what fields are required register an account, login to the WordPress Dashboard. Then go to “Options” > “Force User Field Registration”

Known issues:

  • There are no known issues.

Installation for WordPress MultiUser

Download the file and put it in your plugins directory.

Activate it.

To configure what fields are required register an account, login to the WordPress Dashboard. Then go to “Options” > “Force User Field Registration”

Known issues:

  • There are no known issues with the MU version.

Download
Latest version:

Change Log
0.6
Release Date: 5/19/2008
* Added PHPDoc
* Updated add_action to use inbuilt filter rather then have users add their own
* Update admin UI to 2.5 LnF
* Updated input tag to make it look like native input tags
* Updated fergcorp_forceRegistrationField_updateFields to use passed variable instead of DB query
* Updated error handling in fergcorp_forceRegistrationField_checkFields to use the new WP_Error object (note: this makes WP 2.5 a minimum requirement)

0.6 MU
Release Date: 1/17/2008
Only worked with username-only signups. Now it works with all types of signups.

0.5 MU
Release Date: 1/15/2008
Port of standard WP version to the WPMU platform to accommodate the architecture differences.
Changes include:
Some add_actions were changed to add_filters to take advantage of MU specific filter hooks.
Added a new function to accommodate the differences in WPMU user registration.
Enjoy!

0.5
Release Date: 10/27/2007
Added back end management. This should make it pretty easy to use.
Updated code to take advantage of already established WordPress functions
Removed URL option due to a move in the WP database.

0.11
Release Date: 9/19/2007
Fixed hardcoded database entry and updated homepage link
Hosting switched to separate entity (i.e. no longer under fergcorp directory on svn)

0.1
Release Date: Long time ago
Original release