White labeling your WordPress site gives your brand a significant uplift when it comes to your online marketing efforts. A custom registration form is one of the easiest ways to white label your WordPress powered website.
Using a custom registration form, you can to streamline the new user’s registration process, making it much more intuitive in nature, while simultaneously fine-tuning it to your business’ requirements.
You can add custom fields like contact number, timezone, etc., to your registration form and display it anywhere in your WordPress site. For example, if you’re running an eCommerce shop, additional information such as country of residence can be useful. You can also enforce a minimum password length for new users, request their consent on your Terms and Conditions, add captcha verification to block spambots and a host of other useful features.
The default WordPress registration form contains just enough fields to gather the basic information required to set up the user account. You can add custom fields to this registration form either by (a) incorporating custom code, or (b) by using some fantastic free WordPress plugins.
In this article, we’ve listed some of the best WordPress plugins for customizing your registration form. Once you’ve gone through the list, you can select that one plugin which will help you build that perfect registration form you’ve always wanted for your website.
Ultimate Member is simply the best all-rounder freemium member management plugin available in the WordPress repository. Here is the list of features:
- Front-end user registration, login and edit profile option using shortcodes.
- Ability to add custom fields in the registration form.
- The conditional logic feature for form fields lets you customize dynamic registration forms which display input fields based on the user’s previous input.
- A drag and drop form builder lets you design forms with ease.
- Google reCAPTCHA is available as a free extension. (Bye-bye spammers!)
Registration page generated by the plugin
On the compatibility side of things, the plugin works with WordPress Multisite and supports the WPML multilingual plugin.
Since this a full-blown membership plugin, it has a ton of other features which we haven’t covered. (We’ve discussed the ones that are relevant to customizing your registration form).
If you’d like to learn more about the plugin’s capabilities, head over to the plugin’s homepage.
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This article was written by Sourav and originally published on Colorlib.