How to Create a WordPress Frontend Edit Profile Form - ProfilePress

Creating a Frontend Edit Profile Form

ProfilePress is the best plugin for creating custom WordPress edit profile forms that let users can edit their profile information or change their account details on the front-end of your WordPress membership site without having to access the backend dashboard.

Building the Frontend Edit Profile Form

  1. Hover on ProfilePress and click on Forms & Profiles
  2. Click on Add New and select the form type
  3. Enter a name for the form
  4. Select your preferred template
  5. Design the form with the drag & drop builder or the Advanced shortcode builder.

You can preview how the form will look like by clicking on the “Live Preview” button

Form Settings

In the form settings, you can change the form headline, colors and button labels. You can also set the success message shown to the new users.


After saving the form a shortcode will be generated for that particular form. Click on Forms & Profiles>>Edit Profile and copy the shortcode for the newly created form.

That’s it! Your custom WordPress Edit profile form is live and ready to use.

The last step is to add the edit profile shortcode to a page.

NB: If you are using Gutenberg Block Editor you need to add the Shortcode block then paste the shortcode in the field.