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What should I do to make generated avatars different for anonymous comments?

All the comments on my website are anonymous and without registration. To post a comment you have to fill the fields name (not obligatorily) and the text of your comment (obligatorily). I have the ...
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Google Apps login in wordpress

I manage a google apps domain with plenty of users; I would like to join Google apps with a Wordpress based intranet app we're creating. Which level of integration could I expect to achieve? Our ...
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Why do generated passwords start/end with spaces?

When new passwords are generated for new users, some users are reporting that the passwords include spaces at the beginning and end of the passwords. Has anyone ran into this before or have any idea ...
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How to prevent spam users registering even with registration disabled

I have Wordpress Multisite with bbPress. I've disabled new user registration from network settings but I still seem to get new registrations regardless. I've read that bbPress is most likely the ...
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Insert “New User” and update/set meta data at once

The wordpress function wp_insert_user doesn't seem to set (overwrite) the input I give. (documentation shows you can't) Trying to use: wp_insert_user using the returned userID also doesn't work. ...
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Custom Registration Template/Page

Is there a way to display the WordPress register form on a custom page the way one would use <?php get_search_form( $echo ); ?> for a search form? If not how would one go about creating such a ...
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Whats the best way to share user data across multiple Wordpress websites?

First of all, Multisite isn't what I'm looking for. I have 5 websites using Wordpress all on separate domains that I would like to enable user accounts for. I need user data to be shared across the ...
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users table - user_name vs. nicename

Can someone explain the differences or different uses of the user_name and user_nicename fields in the users table? They seem to be, and behave the same. I found a bunch of posts in web searches, ...
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How to display custom user meta from registration in backend?

I'm considering using the hooks for the WordPress registration form to add some custom fields: https://codex.wordpress.org/Customizing_the_Registration_Form My question is, if it's even possible, how ...
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Send user activation email when programmatically creating user

I wondered if someone here might be able to help. Basically, I've created a custom registration form that when validated, inserts a user to the user table. function _new_user($data) { // ...
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Use the user_activation_key for other purposes

I need to know if it is safe to use user_activation_key (from WP_User) for other purpose like email verification (a functionality that I would be creating that would send an email verification first ...
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Can I hook into the invite user process to verify their email address is from a certain domain?

I have a site option where users can enter domains to "whitelist" registrations from. What I'd like to do is hook into the invite/create user flow to verify the new user's domain from their email ...
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Is it possible to remove username field from the registration page? If so, how?

Is it possible to remove the username field from the registration page? I want the users to enter only their email and password. A new user should be created based on these two parameters only. Is ...
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User registration problem in WordPress

I am trying to make a user registration form in my site's side bar. Users are able to register but instead of getting a success message, WordPress usually redirect them to 404 page. Below is my form: ...
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Will WordPress username displayed somewhere in the site?

I am considering enforcing all my users to use email as their login name. But I am afraid that the username is being used somewhere that is publicly accessible, e.g. author pages, such as that it will ...
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Can I hook into user registration *before* a user is created?

I want to limit registration based on the domain associated with their email address. I was looking at the user_register action hook, but it fires after the user is already inserted, which, although ...
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Post-Registration, post-meta hook?

Is there a hook in WP to access meta data of a user JUST after they have registered and meta data has been added to the database? I was reading to use profile_update, but wouldn't that be invoked ...
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What hooks should I use for pre-login and pre-registration actions?

I am adding cookie on login page using 'init' action-hook. And than after login I check if this cookie exist in 'login_init' action-hook. And also after user registration I check if this cookie ...
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Can user_register output the password?

I'm trying to output the password of a newly created user in plain text using the user_register hook as explained in this answer. However, upon doing a var_dump of $_POST, I don't see any password ...
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Is there any good tutorial to write custom login, registration and password recovery forms? [closed]

I like to have login and password recovery managed by my own forms and embed them into my theme. I'm using the well written Jeff Farthing's plugin "Theme My Login" on some of my projects. But I would ...
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WPMU - new users are automatically subscribed to the main blog - how to prevent that?

New users added via wpmu_signup_blog($domain, $path, $title, $user_name, $user_email); are automatically subscribed to the main blog. Can this be prevented? I only want them to be administrators of ...
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Create a Meta Box in the Admin User Screen?

My client wants the New User admin page to be composed of a meta box. add_meta_box( $id, $title, $callback, $post_type, $context, $priority, $callback_args ); But this seems to be for posts only ...
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Buddypress Fake (non-bot) Users

BuddyPress Newbie question: I have a brand new site running WP 3.3.1 and BP 1.5. Even before launch I am plagued with numerous fake users every day. I don't think they are bots, because I have a math ...
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Is it possible a one click user registration with Facebook or Twitter (or other Social Networks)?

Would it be possible to create a wp user by signin up with Facebook connect? (And through Twitter app, and eventually other major social networks? Facebook is most important, then Twitter, the rest ...
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Custom registration form page/template

I am trying to create a registration page on my site to allow visitors to register on the site and have access to special contents. I installed Cimy User Extra Fields to add extra fields to ...
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Adding fields to the “Add New User” screen in the dashboard

I'd like to add the field "Company Name" to the add new user page in the admin panel. I've done quite a bit of searching and have been unable to find details on how to do this. I can easily add info ...
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How to get the ID of the currently logged in user?

I want to get the ID of the currently logged in user. I've found the function: get_current_user_id which seems to be working, however I'm not sure what 'current' means in this context. Meaning if the ...
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How to check username availability with ajax at registration

I'm using buddypress which uses its own template form register.php for registration at http://mysite.com/register. I'm looking for a way to show the user whether or not their entered username is ...
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How to loop through each user id?

The functions that I am aware of: WP_User and wp_get_current_user seem to only get the user object of the current user. As an administrator, if I want to display certain profile information in a ...
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How to have Wordpress send a user confirmation/validation email on signup

I have a WP 3.3 installed and running great. My client would like to confirm a valid email address by sending the user a confirmation email containing a link to "confirm". I have played around with ...
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frontend user with custom profile pages

i am building a website where the frontend users can register and they need to have custom profile pages - not the standard WordPress backend pages that the admin sees. There they can see their ...
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How do I force “users must be registered and logged in” on subsites?

So now I have finally found plugins for social network login that works on my web hotel. (The Nextend plugins.) :-) I have set "users must be registered and logged in to comment" on the main site ...
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How to hook in after user's registration email has been sent?

I want to redirect to a page after the user's registration email has been sent. What is the correct hook? user_register is too early, that is the user is entered into the database but the email ...
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Displaying a message upon user registration

I have a question that I hope will be pretty simple for some of the WordPress Gurus out there. I have a WordPress network and whenever a users signs up, I would like to show (on signup confirmation ...
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Average Account Age

I'm trying to see if there is a way to find an average age of user accounts which came through my wordpress site not including the age of the administrator account. When I say age I don't mean their ...
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Email confirmation on registration

I have set up the registration form using this chunk of code: wp_create_user($username, $password, $email); Note that i have did all kinds of validation before use this code. The registration is ...
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Add a captcha form to the woocommerce register form

I am trying to find a way of adding a captcha form on the register form that woocommerce build. I am able to create a template override but if i was to add the recaptcha directly i dont know what to ...
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Store user's registration date as meta

I am trying to modify the following code to register it as a meta field in the user's profile to have registration date as a meta field. This would allow me to reach the information easily and ...
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Stop spam users from registering without disabling user registration?

My site http://remotejobs.io currently uses a plugin to power the job board and user supplied resumes. The plugin creates users from it's own interface, so there is not typical user creation method on ...
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Wordpress Central User Database

I run multiple Wordpress sites, I would like to centralize the users table so that users can access all the sites with a single username. Why do this? I run video communities What do I need? User X ...
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Can I prevent “wp_user_level” from getting added to wp_usermeta on registration?

I've heard this meta key is obsolete, but they are still getting created every time a user registers. Can I prevent this? I'm trying to slim down that table.
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How to get user-meta from Social Login registered users?

It looks like social login plugins (such as Wordpress Social Login, OneAll etc.) do not create users in the original wp-database as regular registration from Admin dashboard. Hence it is not possible ...
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How to let user select role upon registration in Facebook-AWD?

I would like to use the plugin Facebook-AWD plugin. My site would provide two ways of registration (normal and register with Facebook). Users must select their role, ie: buyer and seller. With ...
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How to create a front facing user sign up, log in and profile pages like FoodGawker.Com

Title: How to create a front facing user sign up, log in and profile pages like FoodGawker.Com Body: Hey everyone! I'll be as direct and detailed as possible. :) I want to be able to sign up ...
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How to create custom LOGIN and REGISTRATION forms?

I have developed a theme for Wordpress and I need to customize login and registrations form. At the moment, as usual, the login and the registration URL are: http://www.example.com/wp-login.php ...
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Remind a user about their account if they have not used it for 6 months

I have a website working with a user registration/login system all working also. I wish to automatically send all users an email that have not used their account for 6 months. I have an idea, but ...
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Wordpress to use Drupal users' credentials

I have both Wordpress and Drupal installed on two domains. I want the users that register via Wordpress to be stored in Drupal's user table. Also, any login attempts should be checked against Drupal's ...
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add custom field in user register form

In my WordPress based site, I want to add a custom field (e.g. type of user - employee, investor) in the user registration form in the admin side, without editing the core file. Can anyone please ...
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Data sanitization for user registration and user login

What kinds of data sanitization I have to do if I make a front end login and registration system for wordpress users? For login function wp_signon() should I escape the data for possible sql ...
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Copy a user from one WordPress site to another

Is it possible to copy a user from one WordPress site to another? I copied the record from the user table and all the related records from the usermeta table (12 records by default) but I think ...