[wp-hackers] Is it safe to change users usernames ?

Lox lox.dev at knc.nc
Mon May 23 01:27:10 UTC 2011

2011/5/23 Andrew Nacin <wp at andrewnacin.com>

> It's one thing to allow username changes, but I don't think your use case
> is
> the right one. Rather, there are plugins and hooks available to allow you
> to
> authenticate based on email, rather than making the username equal the
> email.

I'll go that way, allowing an alternative email login. Thus, on signup, I'll
need to generate a dummy user name out of the email address (username is not
asked on my project's signup form)

Thanks for your advice.

lox.dev at knc.nc

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