Member search

Member search 2.2

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Compatible XF 2.x versions
  1. 2.0
  2. 2.1
  3. 2.2
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This XF2 add-on along with the entire collection can be purchased for $35.00 USD. Your Premium upgrade will allow you to download as many XF2 add-ons as you like for one year. Please see the entire collection located in the Resources area at this URL:


Search for members.

(Example of Member search link)


(Example of member search page)


(Example of Member search results)


(Example of Options page)


(Example of User group permissions)


  • Search for username, location, website and any custom user field you select in the options page.
  • All phrases start with membersearch_ for your convenience.
Custom user fields which are supported:

Check boxes
Drop down selection
Radio buttons
Single-line text box

Creating the optional widget:
  1. Admin Control Panel -> Appearance -> Widgets
  2. Widget definition = Member search
  3. Widget key = member_search
  4. Title = (leave blank)
  5. Display in positions = (select where you want to display)
  6. Click Save.
Questions and Answers:

Q: Are wildcards supported.
A: No.

Q: My custom user field is not showing in the options page.
A: Make sure when configuring the custom user field, the "Viewable on profile pages" checkbox is checked.
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Member search v2.2 changes: Added widget option.
  2. See description

    Member search v2.1 changes: Website URLs in results page are now clickable links.
  3. See description

    Member search v2.0 changes: Option page now properly excludes custom user fields which are not...

Latest reviews

Brilliant add on. The lack of the ability for members to have a high quality search function for other members on the front end out of the box is is really surprising. Even with just a few characters of a username you can get accurate results fast with this add on though.
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