Site Members: Adding a Profile Page to Your Members Area

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Give your site members their own personal profile, where they can express who they are to your online community. Members can customize their profile to show a description they wrote about themselves, images, videos and more.  
In this article, learn how to:
When using social apps (e.g. Wix Blog, Wix Forum, Fileshare), the Profile page is automatically added to your site. You can check if it already exists in the Pages panel.  

Adding the Profile page to the Members Area

If the Profile page isn't already part of your Members Area, you can add it directly from the Pages panel in your Editor. 
Wix Editor
Studio Editor
  1. Click Pages and Menu  on the left side of the editor.
  2. Click Members Area.
  3. Click Member Page.
  4. Select the Member Menu element and click Manage and Navigate.
  5. Click + Add More Tabs.
  6. Click + Add Tab under Profile.
A screenshot of the Manage and Navigate panel in Wix Editor, clicking the button to add more tabs to the member menu

Customizing the Profile page

You can adjust the settings of the Profile page so the design, layout and text all match your style. 
Wix Editor
Studio Editor
  1. Go to the Profile page in your editor:
    1. Click Pages  on the left side of the editor.
    2. Click Member Page under Members Area.
    3. Select the Profile tab from the drop-down.

      A screenshot of the drop-down menu from which you select the Profile tab to view it
  2. Select the Profile element on the page. 
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click the tabs in the Settings panel to customize the following:
    • Layout: Adjust the spacing between the sections of the Profile page.
    • Sections: Edit the text and details appearing on the page's sections (e.g. Header, About)
    • Design: Change the fonts and colors of different elements on this page (e.g. buttons, dividers, the profile's background)
A screenshot showing the Profile Page's Settings panel open, with custom settings you can define.

Changing the fields appearing in member profiles

Choose what information is displayed in your members' Profile page. Pick from suggested fields like name and email, or create custom ones as needed. Make sure the fields are set to Public so they appear in member profiles.

To change the fields:

  1. Go to Site Members in your site's dashboard.
  2. Click More Actions at the top right.
  3. Click Manage Member Info.
  4. The current fields appear under Customize Info Fields. Click below to learn how to:
A screenshot of customizing the fields that appear when new members sign up to your Members Area
For each field, you can decide if all site members or only selected members can fill it out. Learn how to add fields only for specific members

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