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 ====== Custom Profile Fields ====== ====== Custom Profile Fields ======
  
-This documentation applies to any custom profile ​field we have created.+This documentation applies to custom profile ​fields only, such as:\\
  
 +field_link\\ ​
 +field_youtube\\
 +
 +**Caution** - creating a profile field that allows members to include links to web sites also allows a member to include links to malicious sites. Not recommended if you're running a totally open and/or free dating site.
 ===== Installation ===== ===== Installation =====
-Installation is just the same as for any other patch/addon we released. ​ 
-1. Download the zip package from our server and upload it on your server into the tmp/​packages folder. No need to unzip it. 
-2. In your admin panel go to the Package Manager page. You should see the addon listed there with an "​install"​ link next to it. 
-3. Click on install and follow the instructions on screen if any. 
  
 +You can skip this step if you have installed Etano version 2.6 or higher as these profile field mods are already included.
 + 
 +1. Download the field addon zip package from the Etano Downloads Repository and upload it to your "​**tmp/​packages**"​ folder, be sure **NOT** to unzip it, the package manger will handle that.\\
 +2. In your admin panel go to the **Package Manager** page. You should see the addon listed there with an "​**install**"​ link next to it.\\
 +3. Click on install and follow the instructions if any.
 +
 +
 +Once installed they will appear in the list of modules installed on your site.
 ===== Setup ===== ===== Setup =====
-4Now go to the Profile Fields page and add a new field of the newly installed type. Set the label and other options you want and save. +1In the **Admin** ​go to the **Profile Fields** page and in the "​Add ​a new field" drop down list select ​the newly installed ​profile field type.\\  
-5. Click on the red/​blue ​link at top to regenerate the profile fields cache. +{{:​profile_fieldtype.png}} 
-6. Optional: some of the fields might also have special settings. Go to the Features and Options page and, if there is a category of settings for the newly installed field in there make sure you set it correctly. Save when you're done.+ 
 +2. Set the label and other options you want and save.\\ 
 +3. Click on the link at top to regenerate the profile fields cache.\\ 
 +{{:​regenerate_fields.jpg}}\\ 
 +4. Optional: some of the fields might also have special settings. Go to the Features and Options page, if there is a category of settings for the newly installed field in there make sure you set it correctly. Save when you're done
 + 
 + 
 +**NOTE** - if you have problems installing a profile field via the package manager, you can also manually install it by unzipping the file on your computer and then find and upload the 09field_xxxx.class file to the ... **/​includes/​classes/​fields/​** ... folder on your server.
  
 +For more info about the YouTube profile refer to: [[youtube_profile_field|About the YouTube Profile Field]]
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