ClassicPress PetitionsClassicPress Petitions
This is a read-only archive. Post or comment on the live version of this page on our forums.

Ability to change username

June 26, 2019 · 16:52 · Sean King

One of the things that irritates me about WordPress is that users aren't able to change their username and I never have heard a good reason why. If ClassicPress included the ability for users to do that, it would give them a good advantage to WordPress.

+15 more
James Nylen

Harder than it seems. Here are several good reasons why this is not supported by default:

Tim Kaye

I'd love to know why this might be an irritant. When I started using WordPress, I thought this was an odd restriction. But the only time I have ever come across a reason to change a username is immediately after initial registration, when I usually run some custom code hooked to user_register to change the username to a specific pattern that I like to use.