General is the tab where entire general settings can be set up for User Registration. The tab can be accessed from wp-admin → User Registration → Settings.
User Login Option: This option lets you choose login option after user registration.
- Manual Login after registration: This option requires users to log in through the login form after registration.
- Auto Login after registration: This option lets users log in automatically after user registration.
- Admin approval after registration: This requires the admin to approve the users before the registered users can actually log in. Admin should go to the user’s tab and then approve/deny the users registration.
Redirect URL: This option lets you choose the URL to redirect after successful user registration.
Registration URL: This option lets you choose the registration URL page to redirect after clicking on the text set on Registration URL label (default is ‘Not a member yet? Register now.’) that appears in the login form.
Registration URL label: This option lets you choose the text to appear in login form which on click redirect to the registration URL set above. Default label is ‘Not a member yet? Register now.’
Prevent dashboard access: This option prevents dashboard access for the selected user role. Multiple user roles can be chosen to prevent dashboard access. By default “Subscriber” is prevented.
Endpoints are appended to your page URLs to handle specific actions on the accounts pages. They should be unique and can be left blank to disable the endpoint.
My account endpoints
It is the endpoint for my account page. It appends at the end of the URL.
Edit account: In the page “My account” the tab Dashboard, Profile Details, Account Details and Logout can be seen. While clicking each tab for e.g: Account Details, we can observe the endpoint URL as “&edit-account”. So, in these options, the user can change the endpoint URL for account details. As an example, below is the screen shots which will provide a clear concept.
Similarly, the end point URL for the profile, lost password, and logout can be changed through below provided option.