This action updates the profile data for a user. It updates the User Profile that is matched (by UserId, Username, or Email) to the value specified in the User Identifier field. It only updates properties that contain values. Both the standard user properties and custom-defined properties can be updated, but the properties must already be defined in the DNN Site Settings at Site Behavior>User Profiles.
Typical Use Cases#
- Use on a form that allows users to update their User Profile.
- Use in a custom User Management Grid to update a selected user's profile.
Don't use it to#
- Create a new user. Use User Registration instead.
|User Registration||Creates a new user. Use in conjunction with Update User Profile to capture all data from a registration form in the correct place in the database.|
|Send Email||Sends an email to one or multiple recipients. Use to notify a user of the profile update.|
Input Parameter Reference#
The parameters unique to this action are listed below. Review the common parameters for all actions here.
|User Identifier||The user identifier (UserId, username, or email) that you want to update. Leave empty to update the current user.||Yes||No|
|Password Field||Select a form field from the dropdown to update the user's password or use expressions (||Yes||Not Selected||No|
|Also update Display Name with||Select a form field from the dropdown to update the Display Name of the user or use expressions (||Yes||Not Selected||No|
|Update Email with||Select a form field from the dropdown to update the user's Email or use expressions (||Yes||Not Selected||No|
|Additional User Properties||Set additional user profile properties that should be included in the update process. Click the ||Yes||None Specified||No|