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We're developing a client site in CraftCMS that has 2 different frontend user groups. I know it's possible to set up custom fields for users but I'd like to set up different additional profile fields for each Group i.e. Group A has one set of custom fields and Group B has another. Is that possible?

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Currently, this is not possible in Craft via the the Control Panel.

If you are managing user profiles from the front-end, you can manage different fields for different user groups manually.

A few considerations:

  • You can't set a field to required in Craft if it will be optional for one of the user groups on the front-end and not the other. You may have to manage required fields in another way.
  • An admin with direct access to Users in the CP will have no signal in the UI as to which fields belong to which User Groups.
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  • Fair enough! It's a shame this isn't supported at present. There's quite a few use cases for different types of frontend user i.e. Agents/Clients. I guess you could model these separately using a plugin if the functionality got too complex for CP users anyway. – Mark Seddon Mar 30 '15 at 0:02
  • Looks like it's on the feature request list if you want to share your use cases! I agree it'd be handy. I think it's just a bit tricky in implementation: feedback.buildwithcraft.com/forums/285221-feature-requests/… – Ben Parizek Mar 30 '15 at 2:58

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