Updating display in a form
This section briefly discusses many different ways that Profiles can be used.
Actions that allow you to update multiple records at the same time is available from the Actions dropdown menu for most kinds of search results.
This saves time, because you only have to enter information in your database, rather than in your database on your website.
For example, a membership-based organisation can provide a searchable membership directory on their website that is updated as soon as a new member joins.
Profiles are a powerful tool that have many different uses across all components of Civi CRM.
Profiles are used to collect data (e.g., on a sign-up form), and to display data to the user (e.g., as a member directory).