Working with the WordPress user meta query

The WordPress user meta query is a great tool for user search and segmentation. It allows us to go beyond the simple searches by username or email. With this coding tool, we’re able to retrieve users by using the WordPress meta query for any custom fields they have. Additionally, it’s possible to combine different search criteria and gather the exact information we need.

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A visual guide to WordPress user login hooks

In this article we are going to discuss the WordPress hooks that are triggered during the user login process. WordPress calls many different actions and filters throughout its sign in process. If you need to customize the default WordPress login functionality, you will need to understand which hooks are called and at which point of the code execution they are called. That’s why we have created a detailed graphic that will help you understand the sequence of these hooks and how everything comes together.

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A visual guide to WordPress user registration hooks

There are many different WordPress hooks that are called during the user creation and registration process and it’s very important to understand how everything works together in order to choose the most appropriate hooks for your task. In this article we are going to deep dive into WordPress user registration hooks. We are going to show you some visual representations to help you understand which actions and filters are called during user registration, as well as the sequence in which they are called.

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How to customize the BuddyPress profile page

Creating user profiles in BuddyPress is easy. But when it comes to BuddyPress and custom profile fields our choices may be limited. Therefore, today we’ll look into different ways to load custom profile fields on your BuddyPress profiles. Additionally, our goal is to understand how to edit and customize your fields display.

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How to create and change WordPress user roles programmatically

Today we’re going to learn how to create and use custom roles for your WordPress users. Working with custom WordPress user roles allows you to define specific user-access. In addition, this approach allows you to differentiate users, by creating user levels. Our goal is to look into how you can create, assign and bulk assign user roles, as well as how to use this information in your site.

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