Developing a Membership Site With WordPress: Part 2
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Developing a Membership Site With WordPress: Part 2


What You’ll Be CreatingIn the first part of this series, we covered customizing the registration and login forms. Today we’ll be covering how to add custom fields to the registration form. We’ll be adding a text input for a Twitter handle and a checkbox where users will need to agree to terms before registering. The work required can be divided into three parts:

Adding the fields themselves
Validation on the fields
Processing the data

We will also very briefly discuss the best ways to style your outgoing emails. This means users will receive nice branded emails when they register.  Quickly before we start, make sure Anyone can register is ticked in your WordPress settings (Settings > General).  There’s Lots to Do; Let’s Get Started.