- User Name – the name that will identify the user.
- Password – the password this user will use to login.Note:If you are editing a user, you will not be able to see this user’s password. Leave this field blank to keep the password as is.
- Email – the email address of the user.
- Language – the language the user will see the board in.
- User Title – the title that will be displayed under this user’s name in posts. If you wish to set a custom title here, be sure to change the Custom User Title option below as well.
- Custom User Title – the settings in effect for the User Title option. If this is set to no, the user will receive the default title for his or her usergroup; otherwise this user will receive the title specified above.
- Home Page – the user’s home page. This will be linked to from his or her profile and posts.
- Birthday – the user’s birthday. You may specify only the month and day.
- Signature – the user’s signature. HTML, vB code, and smilies are parsed according to your settings on the vBulletin Options page.
- ICQ UIN – the user’s ICQ number, if he or she has one.
- AIM Screen Name – the user’s AIM screen name, if he or she has one.
- Yahoo! ID – the user’s Yahoo! handle.
- MSN ID – the user’s MSN handle.
- COPPA User – determines whether the user is a COPPA user. If the user is under 13 and you are using the COPPA system, this should be set to yes.
- Parent Email Address – if the user is a COPPA user, then this address will receive an email every time this user changes his or her profile.
- Post Count – the user’s post count.
- Referrer – user name that referred this user.
- IP Address – this user’s IP address at registration.
- Avatar – allows you to edit or remove this user’s avatar.
- Profile Picture – allows you to edit or remove this user’s profile picture.
User Profile Fields
Choosing one of these options will automatically submit any changes.
Allows you to set the values for any custom profile fields.
- Primary Usergroup – the user’s primary usergroup. See the Usergroup and Permissions section for more information.
- Additional Usergroups – the user’s secondary usergroups. See the Usergroups and Permissions section for more information.
- Display Reputation – determines whether or not to display the user’s reputation score with his or her posts.
- Reputation Level – the user’s actual reputation score. Higher is better.
- Current Reputation Power – the user’s calculated reputation power. You may not change this directly.
- Receive Admin Emails – determines whether the user receives emails sent by the administrator through the control panel.
- Display Email – controls whether the user’s email button is displayed, allowing members to send email to him or her.
- Invisible Mode – determines whether the user is invisible. This prevents the user’s current activity status from being displayed to everyone.
- Receive Private Messages – determines whether the user has enabled private messaging.
- Send Notification Email When a Private Message is Received – controls whether the user receives an email when he or she receives a private message.
- Pop up a Notification Box When a Private Message is Received – manages whether the user receives a popup window when he or she has received a private message.
- Display Signatures – controls whether the user sees signatures after posts.
- Display Avatars – determines whether the user sees avatars.
- Display Images – controls whether the user sees attachments and IMG tags inline.
- Automatic Thread Subscription Mode – controls the user’s default thread subscription mode. This can vary from no subscription to instant emails to weekly digests.
- Thread Display Mode – determines how the user views threads by default. The user may select linear, along with post ordering; hybrid; or threaded.
- Message Editor Interface – determines the type of editor that the user sees. Choices include no toolbar; the standard editor toolbar, which has buttons to include vB code; and the WYSIWYG editor, which will show users what their post will actually look like (e.g., red text will actually be red in the editor).
- Style – the default style that this user uses to browse the forums.
- Timezone – the time zone that all times will be displayed for this user.
- Automatically detect DST settings – determines whether automatic daylight savings time (DST) detection is used.
- Is DST current in effect – sets whether DST is currently in effect, essentially changing the user’s time zone by one hour.
- Default View Age – default cutoff date for threads on the forum display page.
- Join Date – the day the user registered.
- Last Visit – the time of the user’s last visit. This is the time used to determine what posts are new.
- Last Activity – the time the user was last active. This is the time the user last loaded a page.
- Last Post – the time of the user’s latest post.