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Is it possible to allow people to utilize their email as their username?

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As far as i know it should be possible to login with your email with wp 3.1, which will come soon.

Using an email as username is already possible. "@" and "." are allowed characters for usernames. Hope that helps.

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I'm using WP 3.2.1 and still cannot log in with the email address. Do I need a special setting? Or should the username be the same like the email address? – testing May 16 '12 at 9:23
Seems so. That was at least what I read on a ticket, but currently I can't find it. – kaiser May 16 '12 at 9:36

This plugin says it is possible http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-email-login/ It Lets you use your email address to log into your WordPress account instead of a username.

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