The plugin provides all the user management features WordPress was lacking to be a top notch community site (without actually installing BuddyPress).
Profile Builder also comes with a commercial PRO version for enhanced features and options.
Unpack and upload it to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.
Here are some key features of "Profile Builder":
· Shortcode system for embedding various features in the front-end
· Customize the register and edit-profile pages
· Control the admin bar visibility per groups
· Use custom or default CSS
· Free for unlimited sites
Pro license features:
· All of the above
· Other CSS styles
· Extra user profile fields
· Users can upload avatars
· Support forums
· Admin user approval
· Email confirmation
· reCAPTCHA support
· WordPress 3.1 or higher
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Fixed "Edit Profile" bug and impred the "Admin Approval" default listing (in the paid versions).