[buddypress-trac] [BuddyPress Trac] #6928: Improve error messaging on profile edit screens.

buddypress-trac noreply at wordpress.org
Wed Feb 24 16:55:13 UTC 2016

#6928: Improve error messaging on profile edit screens.
 Reporter:  dcavins               |      Owner:
     Type:  enhancement           |     Status:  new
 Priority:  low                   |  Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  Component - XProfile  |    Version:  2.4.0
 Severity:  minor                 |   Keywords:
 On the registration form, we provide specific error messages by adding
 text describing the problem above the problem fields. On a user's profile
 > edit screen, we only provide a blanket error banner: it either worked or

 It'd be great to add specific error messages to the profile edit screen.
 It also doesn't seem like it would a huge project, but it'd be helpful if
 we could discuss the best way to do it.
 * Do we love passing error messages via
 * Would it make sense to handle the registration form and the profile edit
 screen using the same validation process so that you could handle
 validation for a field (like a ZIP code or phone number) and have it work
 in both places? (Although maybe the answer to that question is to add a
 "custom regex" meta for each field so it can be added via the wp-admin
 interface. But off topic.)

 Thanks for your feedback.

Ticket URL: <https://buddypress.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/6928>
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