BP 1.5 required fields become prefilled with the first option on reg page – Watch Screencast
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This didn’t used to happen in BP 1.2.x. but when you have required profile fields in BP 1.5, the fields get prefilled with the first option in the list when you visit the registration page. They are already filled in with those first options as opposed to how it used to be with a
line above all options in the dropdown.
This isn’t a big problem in itself, but I use a ‘search profile fields’ plugin which needs to be able to search by say just one profile field.
The way the profile fields now behave (prefilled) means that ALL of the available fields are always filled with the first option. I need there to be the line above the options which was displayed as
Therefore people can just select one option from one prodile fields to search, leaving the rest displaying
I hope this is clear, it’s quite hard to explain.
I’m sure this will cause others problems though. Users will no longer miss required fields but it would be very easy for them to overlook the prefilled option and end up with wrong info on their profiles.
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