At LexBlog, we’ve been on a year-long journey to make the deepest, darkest areas of our WordPress-based platform useable by real users—not just us Super Admins. That means we’ve been making updates to Widgets, Customizer controls and our custom Site Settings pages.

It was somewhere in a review of the various widgets and settings we have for showing users on the front end that I was reminded how unruly our core User Profile had become. Along with some of our third-party plugins, we had added fields to the profile throughout the years without considering the overall organization of the page.Continue Reading Why we redesigned the WordPress User Profile