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How to Add Custom Links to the WordPress Users Panel

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Do you want to add links beside the edit button in the Users panel when you hover over a user? Our code snippets use custom user_row_actions to add the links.

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Instructions:

All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin.

If you have already added new contact methods, like Facebook, Twitter, etc. you can ignore the extra fields snippet and just use the second snippet.

Snippet #1 (Extra Fields)

function add_contactmethods( $contactmethods ) {
	$contactmethods['twitter'] = 'Twitter';
	$contactmethods['facebook'] = 'Facebook';
	return $contactmethods;
}
add_filter('user_contactmethods','add_contactmethods',10,1);

Snippet #2:

function profile_links( $actions, $user_object ) {
    $actions['website'] = '<a href="'.$user_object->user_url.'" target="_blank">WS</a>';
    $actions['facebook'] = '<a href="'.$user_object->facebook.'" target="_blank">FB</a>';
    $actions['twitter'] = '<a href="'.$user_object->twitter.'" target="_blank">TW</a>';
    return $actions;
}
add_filter( 'user_row_actions', 'profile_links', 10, 2 );

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly copy / paste code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 62 best free WordPress blog themes or 7 best WordPress contact form plugins.

Comments  Leave a Reply

  1. i would like to add a custom filed but to the category page , a thumbnail field for categories !
    can you show me how to do that please ?

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