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  • Added on Jan 24, 2015
  • Current version: 1.3.7
  • Platform Compatibility
    v3.x not tested
    v2.x use latest
    v1.x use latest
  • License: Regular / Extended
  • Extensions: 1
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Profile Plugin

Making your October CMS users more personal.

Provides all your site users a way to manage their own profiles. Build community inside your site where front end users can access other users contact and profile information for collaboration and communication. Configure components to only show some groups of users. Great for clubs, unions, churches, associations, and small businesses. Want your users to get to know each other better? This is a great place to start.


Profile plugin provides:

  • Front end User import and export New! ( extended profile import and export will be added in a later update )
  • Users Dashboard that allows you to see statistics on users like how many are activated, how many are deleted, and what groups they are in. It also provides a way to un-delete ( restore ) soft deleted user accounts.
  • Front end User Directory (Now with V-Card downloading)
  • Front end Avatar form
  • Front end Avatar Picture Gallery
  • Front end profile information form for users with selectable information sections
  • Front end profile information form for delegated user/profile admins selectable information sections
  • Front end profile information form is extendable by other plugins to add their own sections to forms
  • Adds Birhtdate and gender fields to users
  • Adds back end configuable extended information for front end users
    • Unlimited, customizable text, textarea or dropdown fields with admin set labels and choices for user information.
  • Better backend user-group control and editing
  • Back end main user group field ( field added by profiles plugin)
  • Back end merge interface to transfer information between user profiles when an already registered used registers again with another email address. (See video: https://vimeo.com/122875572)

Other profile related plugins

There are other user information plugins that will work with Front End Profiles to help enhance your front end user information and member communication.

  • MyCalendar Allow users to create and view events on a flexible calendar.

    • Use permissions to control which groups can see what event categories.
    • Use permissions to control which users can add events.
  • Cellphones for adding multiple phone numbers to users.

    • Shows links on frontend that allow other users to easily text, email, or call other user phones.
    • Adds a panel to the front end profile information form
  • User Select provides the following functions

    • Attendance List ( In process)
    • Group Mobile Phone Messaging for front end users ( Available with Cellphones)
User can edit their primary information in frontend

( Installation code : kurtjensen.profile )


  • Install other required plugins
  • Download plugin to plugin directory as you would any other plugin.
  • Logout and back into october backend.
  • Go to Settings - limit view by entering the search term "profile"
    • You may use "Manage Profile Tabs" to add sections ( Categories ) to user profiles. ( The default tabs are Personal, and Professional )
    • You may use "Manage Profile Labels" to add fields to the sections from above.
      • Set the labels, descriptions and field types for your labels
    • You may use "Manage Profile Panels" to edit the panels registered by october plaugins. You may enable or disable panels here also so they are not available in the Profile Panel Component.
  • Goto Users - All Users and start editing each users information or setup a front end page where users can edit their own using the "Profile Panel Component".

Adding a front end page with user profile forms

The "Profile Panel Component" provides a tabbed interface that can be used by front end users to edit their own profile information.

Here is a sample page setup:

  • Create a new page titled "Account"

  • Set URL to "/account/:code?"

  • Add components "Account", "Profile Panel", and "Session" by draging and dropping the "Account" and "Profile Panel" components in the markup area. "Session" component can be double clicked as it does not need to be in the markup area.

  • Check the boxes in the "Included Panels" property of "Profile Panel" that you want to show in your page.

  • Add page markup:

    {% if user %}
    {% component 'ProPanel' %}
    {% else %}
    {% component 'Account' %}
    {% endif %}
  • Save your new page and test it out.

See also: Guide for user to upload image from frontend https://vimeo.com/122505195

Adding a front end page with delegated user-administrator profile forms

WARNING: This page needs to be protected from average user access.

The "User Administrator Panel Component" provides a tabbed interface that can be used by front end users to edit other profiles of users in their own primary user-group.

Before you start Use instructions from Passage Permission Keys plugin to protect this page.

  • You will want to create a new key and user-group for profile admins and only allow people you delegated as user administrators to access the component on this page.

The page will contain the forms for your delegated user admins can use to edit profiles of users in their primary group.

Here is a sample page setup:

  • Create a new page titled "Profile Administration"

  • Set URL to "/profile-administration/:slug?"

  • Add component "User Administrator Panel" by draging and dropping the component in the markup area.

  • Check the boxes in the "Included Panels" property of "User Administrator Panel" that you want to show in your page.

  • Add page markup:

    {% if can('ProfileAdmin') %}
    {% component 'AdminPanel' %}
    {% else %}
    <p class="bg-danger">This page restricted to profile administrators only!</p>
    {% endif %}
  • Save your new page and test it out.

Displaying Extended Info and Extended Info Form

The Extended Info component is depreciated and may be removed in future updates.

Creating User Directory Page

The User List component displays a directory of users where you can view all user information. You can add the component to your page and render it with the component tag:

{% component 'UserList' %}

Component Settings you will want check or set:

  • Selected User Slug - ( Optional ) Slug for displaying a single users information. If used, page will only display user with an id that matches the slug.

  • Show Country Field - Do you want country fields to show in directory?

  • Default Sort Order - How users are sorted when page opens.

  • Vcard Page - Page where the V-card (Add To Contacts) download page is located (See VCard Component below.

Creating a VCard Download Page

The VCard Component component allows your logged in users to download user information to their electronic address books. You can add the component to a blank page and render it with the component tag:

{% component 'VCard' %}

You will not want any Layout for this page because it is only for downloading vcards and should not display anything else to user.

Component Settings you will want check or set:

  • Selected User Slug - Slug for selecting users information to download.

  • Permission For Access - The permission required to download a vcard (see Frontend Roles Manager plugin by TreeFiction).
    WARNING - If you choose "none required" then anyone can download v-cards even if they are not logged in.

Creating User Photo Gallery

The Gallery component displays a all the user avatars that have been uploaded by your users. You can add the component to your page and render it with the component tag:

{% component 'Gallery' %}

Component Settings you will want check or set:

  • Pictures Per Page - How many photos do you want to show on a page.


This plugin will fire some global events that can be useful for interacting with other plugins.

  • kurtjensen.profile.beforeSave: Before the user's changes are saved. Passes the variables posted from the form.
  • kurtjensen.profile.afterSave: After the user's changes are saved. Passes the variables saved from the form and the original user model from before the changes.

Here is an example of hooking an event:

Event::listen('kurtjensen.profile.afterSave', function($new_data, $old_user) {
    // Check to see if user changed their email address
      if(!$new_data['email'] == $old_user->email){
                   // Do something if user changed email address

Did you find this plugin useful?

Please take some time to provide feeback regarding this plugin. These plugins take many hours to develope and your feedback can be provide significant motivation for coders to make improvements and additional plugins. Please visit http://octobercms.com/plugin/kurtjensen-profile#reviews and provide your review.

If you need help or are having trouble with my plugins then contact me and I will do my best to resolve your issue and consider your suggestions. Please give me a chance to make it right before posting a negative review.

Thank you for your patronage.


Kurt Jensen <kjensen@iaff106.com>

Washington State / USA

  • Found the plugin not useful on 1 Dec, 2020

    after 1 month still no support.

  • Found the plugin useful on 16 Feb, 2020

    Good plugin.

  • Found the plugin not useful on 13 Aug, 2015

    It's still need to be improved. Has some missing features and bugs.

  • Found the plugin useful on 17 Mar, 2015

    Very nice plugin and great support, another plugin form this user also great Thanks


Fixes Call to undefined method KurtJensen\Profile\Updates\EProfilesTableNullable:down()

Apr 26, 2021


Adds kurtjensen.profile.afterSave Event to allow other plugins to react to user edits.

Feb 13, 2021


Adds ability for front-end profile admins to add users.

Feb 05, 2021


Fixes Property of none error when editing address with unset state

Dec 31, 2020


Fixes Undefined offset UserList.php line 182

Sep 25, 2018


Adds User Import/Export

Aug 26, 2018


Refactored Gallery component

Feb 18, 2018


Added a user dashboard to more easily manage users and restore deleted users

Jan 17, 2018


Updated to changes made in Passage Permission Plugin up to version 1.0.12

Nov 22, 2017


Make fields nullable in profile_panels

Oct 10, 2017


Fixes birthdate not refreshing on save where was null

Aug 10, 2017


Fixes Invalid partial name: {{ __SELF__ }}::userdisplay

Aug 10, 2017


Adds Lock, Admin, User fields to Panels and moves Register Profile Panels back to Plugin.php

Jul 16, 2017


Fixes DOB format() on null error on edit

Jul 14, 2017


Register Profile Panels

Jul 14, 2017


Adds Sex and DOB to profile. Adds enhanced unlimited profile fields

Jul 14, 2017


Fixes fill() on null error on extended info component

May 10, 2017


Adds USer list to Group Controller

Dec 15, 2016


Fixes VCard Passage Permission Error

Nov 06, 2016


Updated to changes made in Passage Permission Plugin

Oct 04, 2016


Add Password form for frontend

May 16, 2016


Fixes missing Event class in MyInfo.php

Feb 21, 2016


Fixed Userlist sort by Group

Feb 16, 2016


Added messageURL() to enable Author Notices

Feb 14, 2016


Fixes https://octobercms.com/forum/post/tabs-in-backend-popup-form?page=1 and allows assignment of "Main User Group" on creation.

Feb 13, 2016


Created table kurtjensen_profile_change

Feb 13, 2016


Fixed Gallery and Vcard components to use Passage Keys instead of roles.

Feb 08, 2016


Fixed sorting by group in User List component. Replace "primary_usergroup" referencesa in remaining components.

Feb 08, 2016


Created "main_group" field in users to replace "primary_usergroup" field created by Roles plugin. This update breaks all ties to Roles plugin.

Feb 08, 2016


Minor user directory module dialog layout fix.

Nov 29, 2015


Restored avatar from restyle of user directory.

Nov 09, 2015


Restyled user directory to use module dialog.

Nov 09, 2015


Added V-Card Download and fixed sorting issue in user directory.

Oct 04, 2015


Added option to have standard dropdowns in basic information forms

Sep 27, 2015


Changed old User Country and State to the New RainLab.Locations and UserPlus plugins

Sep 27, 2015


Added Counrty field option to MyInfo component and UserList Component

Aug 15, 2015


Fix bug caused by fix in 1.0.13

Jul 24, 2015


Fix onUpdate user and ext-user for Build 273

Jul 24, 2015


Fixed sort in pagination for avatar picture gallery

Apr 11, 2015


Added avatar picture gallery

Apr 11, 2015


Added profile image zoom and icon style links

Apr 05, 2015


Added single user view function to Userlist

Mar 24, 2015


Added User Merge feature to backend

Mar 21, 2015


missed 'foreignKey' in update to RC

Mar 10, 2015


Update to RC compatible.

Mar 10, 2015


Fix iPhone edit link bug.

Mar 03, 2015


Change family_name to surname and drop given_name

Mar 03, 2015


Change String fields to Txt to allow more content

Feb 11, 2015


Created profiles table

Jan 24, 2015


First version of Profile

Jan 24, 2015