This document provides instructions on our Followers extension setup.
- User profile
- User account
Extension’s settings #
Once you activate the extension, you will see the tab “Followers” on the page [Ultimate Member > Settings > Extensions]. On this page, you can find these settings:
- Show followers stats in member directory – If turned off, guests will not be able to see the followers stat in member directory.
- Show follow button in member directory – If turned on, the follow button of a user will show on the member directory.
- Allow Administrators to follow users – Displays Follow buttons in profiles & member directory
User Role settings #
This extension also allows you to set which roles a user role can only follow. Go to the page [wp-admin > Ultimate Member > User Roles] and choose the user role to modify settings on a specific role. You will be navigated to the page “Edit Role”. On this page scroll down to the box “Followers”:
- Can follow others? – Enable following feature for this role.
- Can follow these user roles only – Limit user roles that this role can follow.
Member Directories settings #
The extension adds buttons “Follow” and followers counter into the profile cards in the members directory. There are settings that allow to hide these elements:
- Hide followers stats
- Hide follow button
Go to the page [wp-admin > Ultimate Member > Member Directories] and choose the directory to modify these settings on a specific directory. You will be navigated to the page “Edit Member Directory”. On this page scroll down to the box “Profile Card”
User Profile #
When the Followers extension is activated on your site, these features are shown on the user’s profile:
- Followers/Following Stats
- Follow/ Following / Unfollow button
User account #
Users are given additional option to set their profile privacy, activity wall and private messages to people they follow or their followers.
When the Notifications extension is also integrated on your site, users can turn on or off email notifications for new followers directly on their account.