Many website owners would like to increase their traffic and one of the most effective ways to do so is by increasing the level of engagement on their websites. The level of engagement could be increased by various methods; comments, questions and answers board and forums, inserting links to your social media accounts are some of the most commonly used methods.
This guide will present a step by step tutorial on how to add custom profile fields to a WordPress website without any plugins. Though WordPress plugins are great in extending the functionality of any WordPress website without any coding but it increases the overload on the server which might cause it to crash continuously.Without further chatter let’s dive into the tutorial.
Step One: Go to your website and log into your WordPress dashboard (www.example.com/wp-admin) and enter your credentials, then enter the dashboard.
Step Two: In your dashboard enter the Appearance menu.
Step Three: In the Appearance menu, go to the “Editor” tab.
Step Four: Open the function.php file at the right hand side of the screen and copy and paste the following code in it.
Congratulations, you’ve successfully added custom fields to your WordPress website without the need of any plugin.