How to Configure User Settings in Oxwall

Updated on Dec 10, 2015

The User Settings in Oxwall will allow you to change the basic display elements for users on your website.


To access the User Settings section of your website you will need to login to your admin dashboard and navigate to Settings>User Settings.


Accessing the User Settings Menu in Oxwall


Display Settings:

  • Show profile name as – Shows the profile name of a user as either his real name or username


Email Settings:

  • Confirm email - When turned on users will have to verify their email addresse before they can access the site for the first time.


Display and Email settings for Users in Oxwall


Avatar Settings:

  • Avatar image crop size – The size of the avatar that will be shown in all listings (you will also need to change your theme CCS if you change this)
  • Big avatar image crop size – The size of the avatar which will be shown on the profile page
  • Default avatar image – Click the Change text to overwrite the default theme avatar with a custom one


Avatar Settings for Users in Oxwall


Profile questions:

  • View sections as tabs – This is a valuable option if the profile pages have a lot of fields to fill out


  • Avatar Upload – You can select the corresponding option from the drop-down menu to let users upload avatar on registration (display - makes the field optional on registration, display and set required - makes the field required on registration and the hide option removes the avatar field from registration page)


Profile question and Registration settings for users in Oxwall



  • Mandatory user approve – If checked the website administrator will need to manually approve the user registration
  • Who can join – Here you can choose if you want your website to be accessible by anyone or just people you have invited
  • Guests can view the site – Choose if non registered users will be able to view the content of the website


Privacy Settings for Users in Oxwall


Once you have configured all of the User Settings click on the Save button at the bottom of the page to save the changes.

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