New answers tagged user-profile-property
Since you specify (in the tags) that you have your site connected to the User Profile Service and most likely use My Sites - then this is the standard behavior on the Site Collection level. All user profile property editing must be managed throught the My Site Host.
What permission did you grant to the user.? Even when you enable “allow users to edit values for this property” option, only users with the Manage Profile permission can edit any property value for any user. You can find out that only three permission levels have this permission. Try to grant one of these permissions to the user, then check the effect. ...
I realize that this topic is a year old, but I was having a very similar issue. I had a site that had been migrated from MOSS to SharePoint 2010 and then again to SharePoint 2013. I could add users to the Members SharePoint group through the UI, however none of the users would show. I was able to verify that the users were being added to the group via the ...
You need to set the correct permissions in User profiles service application! Go to Central Admin Manage Service Applications -> User Profile Service Application Click Administrators in the ribbon and add the user and set the Manage Profiles permission for it If you're running your code as ElevatedPrivileges then I assume the identity of the application ...
Make sure the properties are configured to be publicly retrievable. To do this, edit the User Profile property and make sure that "Default Privacy Setting" is set to "Everyone".
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