Can someone explain to me step by step, please, how to create the multivalue fields illustrated in the User Guide under the title Multi-value fields in profiles? (It shows work experience list, but I wish to use it for something else. However I do not understand even how to create this work experience list!) Thanks! Mike Somorjay
Multi-value fields can only be created on the Contact entity, which may be what's confusing. Here are the steps (with screenshots):
- Administer menu » Customize Data and Screens » Custom Fields.
- Click Add Set of Custom Fields.
- Set Used For to "Contacts".
- Check the box Does this Custom Field Set allow multiple records?
Seems to be a duplicate of Edit Multi-Value / Multi-Record Fields in Profiles
It's only possible to add multiple-value field in profile in edit mode (not in create mode), i.e. the contact must already exists in the database and the link should be https://example.org/civicrm/profile/edit?gid=XX&reset=1&id=YY with XX=
profile ID and YY=
You might want to add a checksum if you don't want your user to log in.
EDIT 2018-10-09: checksum doesn't work because the link to the edit popup doesn't get the checksum
For reference, the documentation that is mentioned in the question is :