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Changes between Initial Version and Version 2 of Ticket #5220


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11/03/2013 05:04:57 PM (7 years ago)
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DJPaul
Comment:

Fixing link in description

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  • Ticket #5220

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  • Ticket #5220 – Description

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    1 It's pretty hard to add a new type of profile field to BuddyPress; some plugins such as [https://github.com/donmik/buddypress-xprofile-custom-fields-type/](this one) do a good job, but we make it hard because we hardcoded values and checks and templates across several places. Examples of new profile field types might be inspired by HTML5 input types such as number or email (#4694), or a birthday field (#4582), or advanced types like a map/co-ord mashup (#5028).
     1It's pretty hard to add a new type of profile field to BuddyPress; some plugins such as [https://github.com/donmik/buddypress-xprofile-custom-fields-type/ this one] do a good job, but we make it hard because we hardcoded values and checks and templates across several places. Examples of new profile field types might be inspired by HTML5 input types such as number or email (#4694), or a birthday field (#4582), or advanced types like a map/co-ord mashup (#5028).
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    33Places that need changing (currently via actions or filters) when you add a new profile field type are listed below. There may be more, as I'm still re-discovering where everything is: