Change profile field descrition placement

Id like to change the display of my extended profile fields so the description shows either before the txt box or before

“This field can be seen by: Anyone”

I looked in members/single/profile-loop but I’m unsure what line inserts the description

  • Timothy
    • Chief Pigeon

    Hey there.

    Looking at the code, I reckon moving it around in the theme would be better here.


    /members/single/profile/edit.php Line 138

    Then you want to remove this:

    <p class="description"><?php bp_the_profile_field_description(); ?></p>

    Then around line 24 starts some conditional statements, these are checking what type of text box, radio, form field it is. Then under the label you need to enter:

    <p class="description"><?php bp_the_profile_field_description(); ?></p>

    I’ve included a screenshot, I’ve done the first one there to show you what I mean and then drawn arrows on the rest.

    Unfortunately because of how that part is coded you need to do this in multiple spots as show.

    Take care.

  • PC
    • WPMU DEV Initiate


    Greetings and thanks for being a great community member.

    We haven’t heard from you on this one for long and I am doing a regular followup to see if there is still something we can assist you on this thread.

    Just to manage the support issues more efficiently, I am marking this thread as resolved for now however this is not being done to avoid your questions in any ways.

    Please feel free to mark this is “Not resolved” in case you have further questions and we would be back on it.

    Thanks a lot for being with WPMU DEV.



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