How to Remove Default Author Profile Fields in WordPress


How to Remove Default Author Profile Fields in WordPress
Joann Townsend

As you can see, we do not want to keep AIM, Yahoo IM, and Jabber/Gtalk. If you are dealing with very new level clients, then you do not want them to see this. It will only complicate things for them. To remove these default fields simply open your theme’s functions.php file and add the following code:

How To: Remove Default Profile Fields in WordPress
Aurora Delacruz

A few days ago I came across an interesting challenge in WordPress. I wanted to hide some of the default profile fields from being displayed to the users in WordPress. Specifically I wanted to hide the AIM, Yahoo IM, and Jabber / Google Talk fields. It took a bit of digging but I found the below function buried in the WordPress.org support forums. Just place the below code in your themes functions.php file to remove these fields:

How to Remove Default Author Profile Fields in WordPress
Karry Laporte

Upon the release of WordPress 2.9, we shared with you an article that shows you how to add fields like twitter and facebook to author profile page. In this article we will show you how you can remove unwanted default author profile fields to make WordPress admin panel more user friendly for your clients.

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