[wp-hackers] How to use the edit_user_profile action?

Owen Winkler ringmaster at midnightcircus.com
Sun Jan 15 21:54:22 GMT 2006

David Coppit wrote:
> I'm writing a plugin that has user-specific configuration. Using the
> "edit_user_profile" action I can append a form to the bottom of the edit
> user page.
> However, the code short-circuits the update action, so that my plugin
> never has a chance to update its user config. That is,
> wp-admin/user-edit.php says:


> How am I supposed to update my options? Do we need a new action? i.e.:

Nah, just do your update in an earlier hook (say, 'init'), checking for 
the page that they're submitting in $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI'] and a value 
from your form.


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