Registers new user options (profile fields / user settings). The behaviour of this package installation plugin closely follows the option PIP.

Category Components

The category definition works exactly like the option PIP.

Option Components

The fields hidden, supporti18n and requirei18n do not apply. The following extra fields are defined:

<required>

Requires that a value is provided.

<askduringregistration>

If set to 1 the field is shown during user registration in the frontend.

<editable>

Bitfield with the following options (constants in wcf\data\user\option\UserOption)

Name Value
EDITABILITY_OWNER 1
EDITABILITY_ADMINISTRATOR 2
EDITABILITY_OWNER_DURING_REGISTRATION 4

<visible>

Bitfield with the following options (constants in wcf\data\user\option\UserOption)

Name Value
VISIBILITY_OWNER 1
VISIBILITY_ADMINISTRATOR 2
VISIBILITY_REGISTERED 4
VISIBILITY_GUEST 8

<searchable>

If set to 1 the field is searchable.

<outputclass>

PHP class responsible for output formatting of this field. the class has to implement the wcf\system\option\user\IUserOptionOutput interface.

Language Items

All relevant language items have to be put into the wcf.user.option language item category.

Categories

If you install a category named example, you have to provide the language item wcf.user.option.category.example, which is used when displaying the options. If you want to provide an optional description of the category, you have to provide the language item wcf.user.option.category.example.description. Descriptions are only relevant for categories whose parent has a parent itself, i.e. categories on the third level.

Options

If you install an option named exampleOption, you have to provide the language item wcf.user.option.exampleOption, which is used as a label for setting the option value. If you want to provide an optional description of the option, you have to provide the language item wcf.user.option.exampleOption.description.