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Offline yasmikash

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Get more information from users when registering?
« on: December 22, 2017, 02:42:26 AM »
I want to know that if there are any possible ways to get additional information (additional rows to enter information) like payment email, bitcoin address, ect. from users when they're registering on my forum? And the information collected on the registration page should be able to change by forum admins, when it's needed. Thank you.  :)

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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2017, 03:23:32 AM »
You can use the custom profile fields in 2.0 to collect additional information.
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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2017, 04:58:27 AM »
You can use the custom profile fields in 2.0 to collect additional information.
How do I get 2.0, as I getting errors when I try to install it.

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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2017, 04:59:15 AM »
Any specific problems? What errors?

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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2017, 11:09:46 AM »
Any specific problems? What errors?

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I'm getting this error - Warning! This mod has not been tested on your version of SMF. Do not procced if you get errors!
And test also being failed.

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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2017, 11:15:19 AM »
What are you trying to install, that sounds like a package manager error. An update or a mod give you that?
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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2017, 11:58:23 AM »
Link to your forum?

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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2017, 12:44:58 PM »
Link to your forum?
Because having the link tells you something you can't ask? I'm confused. Sorry.
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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2017, 09:47:00 PM »
What are you trying to install, that sounds like a package manager error. An update or a mod give you that?
I'm sorry if I might not have described the problem exactly. I downloaded the mod 'Custom Profile' and tried to install it on my forum. But I'm getting an error called "Error in Package Installation" (please see the image below) that leads me suspicious to continue the installation. My forum is :
hxxp:www.crypto-papa.com [nonactive]

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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2017, 09:58:58 PM »
I'm confused. Sorry.

Yes, you are.  Both.  ;)

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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #11 on: December 31, 2017, 07:14:35 AM »
i like the "reson for joining" mod to see what they expect from my forum.
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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #12 on: December 31, 2017, 10:56:11 AM »
i like the "reson for joining" mod to see what they expect from my forum.

but you can do this on 2.0 without needing a mod :P
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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #13 on: December 31, 2017, 08:28:44 PM »
i am on 2.0.15 - how ?
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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #14 on: December 31, 2017, 09:17:41 PM »
You can use the custom profile fields in 2.0 to collect additional information.

Admin -> Core Features -> Advanced Profile Fields.  Once it's activated, you'll see it in Admin -> Features and Options -> Profile Fields.

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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #15 on: January 01, 2018, 02:11:09 AM »
i like the "reson for joining" mod to see what they expect from my forum.

but you can do this on 2.0 without needing a mod :P

i do not see that option anywhere but i have the mod and i can query the database to review people's reason for joining.
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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #16 on: January 01, 2018, 04:59:24 AM »
Bryan was suggesting you make said field as a custom profile field.
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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #17 on: January 01, 2018, 12:03:53 PM »
You can use the custom profile fields in 2.0 to collect additional information.

Admin -> Core Features -> Advanced Profile Fields.  Once it's activated, you'll see it in Admin -> Features and Options -> Profile Fields.


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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #18 on: January 01, 2018, 08:06:41 PM »
got it ! i am a bit slow. sorry.
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Re: Get more information from users when registering?
« Reply #19 on: January 02, 2018, 01:39:33 PM »
Getting back to yasmikash's question ... has this been resolved?
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