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Redirect user to a custom url after logged in

I'm using "Passwordless Login with OTP / SMS & Email - Facebook Account Kit" for login. I want to redirect user to http://www.domain.com/author/<username>/screen after they log in this is ...
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How to get all multi-select user meta values and add them to an array?

I am trying to grab meta_values from a user profile's multi-select field, and convert them to usernames, which I will then input into an array. Let's say that the user has selected two options (out of ...
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Allowing Non-Latin Characters In WordPress Registration

There exist a plugin for wordpress to enable usernames containing special characters (Russian, Cyrillic, Arabic …). Unfornetly this plugin didn't work for me. I have even a look at this solution but ...
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Change username before login

How to change username before submitting in login form ? I have used mobile number as username when a user registers in site. also I have removed 0 from the beginning of the mobile number. Now in ...
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How to auto-generate random numbers in username?

I have a public-viewed community site. I am able to insert First & Last Name fields in WooCommerce Registration form, and auto-generate username based on the combination of First+Last Name. But ...
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How to show my wordpress admin username & password?

when i created my worpress website i have given admin log in user name & password.But i forgot both.Now,how to find my wordpress admin log in username & password? from file or database .What ...
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How to assign a UserName value at creation

I want to allow users to register on my site. However, I want to assign the UserName value so that it is in a particular format and so that the user cannot change it. The format will incorporate the ...
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Add Prefix to Auto Generated Username

Is it possible to add a prefix to the auto generated username in WooComerce at checkout? Thank you
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Author name length character limit?

In comments, I want to limit author names. For example, the author's name should be no more than 10 characters. I'm looking for a way to do this. Thank you very much in advance.
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How can i force Display names to be the same as Usernames?

i need help. My users register to the website. They type their username user_login (see chello) but the Display name (see chello04) is not the same. It has a random two digits at the end. Is there a ...
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Reset admin and password

I had someone create my wordpress website. I cannot contact them and they have their email linked to the account. I am not sure of the username they set the account as. Do I need to start the website ...
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How to display Nickname on Wordpress in a php page?

I would like to display a nickname instead of username/display name on top of my website. I want to insert PHP codes which can display that Nickname in a PHP page. I have tried these codes below, but ...
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Redirect user to specific link after login

I am new to wordpress so I will surely need more help than others to understand your answers. So, the question is: I have this website with a login page on home. Let's supose you are a member. If you ...
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How to gets users EMAIL by their USERNAME

If I have a users username, is it possible to take that and echo their email address instead? I have a field in Gravity Forms that has the assigned user to that job. I have added some code that echos ...
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auto assign sequence base username while registration

i am trying to get a new user an auto assigned sequence based username(non editable by user) while registration. so it will be starting from 0000000001 and so on, i have tried certain codes but my ...
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Username field is not shown in Woocommerce's registration contact form

I'm working on a Woocommerce website and I just came across this problem: when I go to Account page and I'm asked to create a new account, in the form there isn't the "Username" field. There are ...
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Restrict certain character combinations in username during registration

I am trying to restrict a certain combination of characters in a user name while they register. I have restricted user names to numeric characters only, but now I am not getting a way out to restrict ...
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I have restricted the username to numerical format but not able to integrate the same with PeepSo plugin

on my website i am using PeepSo Plugin and the restriction i put on wordpress signup page for username is not working on PeepSo Plugin. my site have two registration page one is the default wordpress ...
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Register email as username

I am using Wordpress 4.9.4 in a Wordpress Multisite, and I need to allow users to register using their email address as username. Looking at the code I found that what prevents me from accomplish that ...
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add the user name to menu when user is logged in [closed]

i have this code but its not working it throws syntax error, unexpected '}' error function my_custom_menu_item($items, $args) { if(is_user_logged_in() && $args->theme_location == '...
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Wordpress not logged in locally with correct username and password

I'm unable to logged in wordpress in locally with correct username and password. When I enter the username and password and click the login button, it displays same log in page with empty password ...
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How can I allow Arabic usernames in WordPress

I want to let users put there username in Arabic when they register a new account, I tried a lot of methods put problem still unsolved
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How can I apply custom sanitization to new usernames?

I have a WooCommerce module creating Wordpress usernames on my behalf. I want to make sure those usernames are sanitized according to my rules, which are stricter than the Wordpress requirements. How ...
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How to change a username?

How do I change a username? My username is showing up in search engines as an author but it's a product and services based site (using only pages) for a client. If I can't remove the author pages I ...
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How to set an array of current usernames

I am trying to get this code working so I can list a set of usernames that are not allowed to see updates in the Wordpress admin panel. Right now it only works with a single username. Is there a way ...
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How to retrieve lost username/ email log- in ?

I have couple of blogs hosted by wordpress.com (e.g. myspecialcorner.wordpress.com), and i have not been able to remember the username email log- n used for this wordpress. For your advise on how ...
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How can I display nickname instead username in links

This question is for Security. I found this code here: add_filter( 'request', 'wpse5742_request' ); function wpse5742_request( $query_vars ) { if ( array_key_exists( 'author_name', $query_vars ...
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Change Username?

A while back I was able to change the user-name in the wp_users table without problem. I noticed today that is not the case, or at least not with the super-admin user role. How can I adjust the user-...
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Cannot login with correct username and password anymore

I can't log in with my correct username and password. I get the message: ERROR: The password you entered for the username is incorrect. I have tried all the tips for fixing this problem I have ...
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How do I display the commentor's first name and last name in the comments?

How do I display the commentor's first name and last name in the comments?... rather than their username as currently shows.
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track all external links on blog via username

I’ve been searching for a plugin that can track all external links clicked on a blog. Unfortunately the ones that I’ve found are intended to track total clicks per link rather than tracking which user ...
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Email as Username in registration

many users would to allow the registration in a wp site without an username, just only with an email. This is a core problem, so the solution (a trick) is to replace username with email. If wp ...
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Problem with Hebrew characters in username

I wrote a plugin to enable hebrew characters in usernames. This is the full code: add_filter ('sanitize_user', 'hu_sanitize_user', 10, 3); //Overrides the Wordpress sanitize_user filter to allow ...
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How to set a minimum length for username in Woocommerce? [closed]

I need to set a minimum lenght for username in a website that use WooCommerce. In a "standard" WordPress installation (without WooCommerce, I mean) I could use a snippet like this one: function ...
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How to change the User name and Password of admin account

By default i have selected the Username of admin account as "admin" , of the Wordpress CMS while installing wordpress first time. Now i want to deploy the webpage : considering the security ...
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Unique User for all visitor, but possibility to comment with unique name

Maybe a little bit more information: The website is a local blog for a company. They generate only one user and password each 3 month. This username is used for all people who work in this company. ...
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Set “Display name publicly as” to be usernames by default

My WordPress site currently displays users' identifying information by their FIRSTNAME + LASTNAME. The vast majority prefer to be known by their usernames. I've instructed how to change their "...
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Custom User Registration script only allowing usernames with 16 characters

I'm noticing a weird issue on a custom User Registration page I'm using in WordPress. It seems as if WordPress will only accept usernames with 16 characters (NO MORE, NO LESS). The custom ...
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Change user's display name programmatically

I'd like to change a user's display name using this code snippet in my theme's functions.php file: $user_id = 672; $display_name= 'Les Yeux'; $user_id = wp_update_user( array( 'ID' => $user_id, '...
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Hebrew username

I need to add username in hebrew, I have added this, add_filter( 'sanitize_user', 'sanitize_user_with_hebrew', 10, 3 ); function sanitize_user_with_hebrew( $username, $raw_username, $strict ) { $...
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I want to change my user name

Is it possible to change my user name? It was only after choosing it that I realised I had misspelled it.
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User login without username, only password

Is it possible to modify WP so that only password is needed to login? We have members who have unique membership number and we would like them to be able to log in using only the membership number. ...
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Displaying Logged-In User Name in Wordpress Menu

I'm using Wordpress with UserPro, and want my menu to display the logged-in user's first name, linked to the user profile page. The problem is that in my menu structure, the "Profile" menu option is ...
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forgot password

I requested a new password at /wp/wp-admin, I enter my user name and it said a new password has been sent, though hours later nothing is on my e-mail. How else may I log into WP with new user name ...
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Username has been exposed

I am running a WordPress installation, I am using the theme created by my own. I haven't displayed any author related information in the theme. But I am getting server logs with domain/author/author-...
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How can hackers access WP usernames? [duplicate]

Recently I've had brute force attack attempts on some of my WordPress sites and the attackers are using actual usernames other than the default admin (which was removed). How is it possible for them ...
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Private page protected with username and password

We are building a WordPress site where one of the pages needs to be accessed via username and password. I know that I can create a "Private" page, where the user can enter a password to view. However,...
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php if username is role

I know you can easily display custom content if a certain logged in user is a certain role using <?php if ( current_user_can('contributor') ) : ?> media files loop <?php endif; ?> ...
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php return username of currently viewed author profile

I'm at a loss. I have profiles developed for my wordpress website, and I want to display content on my page-profile.php that is specific per user profile. I've looked all around the codex and only ...
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Is it possible to rebuild the website while not accesseing the original database?

Suppose I have forgotten the wordpress admin username and password, is it possible to rebuild the website (create a new database and delete/replace the original wordpress folder) while not accessing ...