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How to Add / Remove Contact Info in WordPress Profile Page

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Would you like to customize the Contact Info details in your WordPress edit profile page? The Contact Info section is missing some important contact details, like Twitter and Facebook. To add or remove fields from this section, just add the following to your functions.php.

Instructions:

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

<?php
function new_contactmethods( $contactmethods ) {
    $contactmethods['twitter'] = 'Twitter'; // Add Twitter
    $contactmethods['facebook'] = 'Facebook'; // Add Facebook
    unset($contactmethods['yim']); // Remove YIM
    unset($contactmethods['aim']); // Remove AIM
    unset($contactmethods['jabber']); // Remove Jabber

    return $contactmethods;
}
add_filter('user_contactmethods','new_contactmethods',10,1);  
?>

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.

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