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Username Changer

A simple plugin to change registered usernames.

7 reviews
Average Rating
3 stars
3.9 out of 5 stars
5 stars
I like this plugin better than the other Username Change solutions... why?
By , for WP 3.9

First, I don't see why this plugin has less than 5 stars and I hope my review puts this plugin at 5 stars. I have been using it since WordPress 3.8 and on WordPress 3.9 it work fines. Plus the security issue has been taken care of - See > here.

Also it has been mad Multi-site compatible. see > here.

I felt to leave a review because it is better than the other username changing plugins and here is why.

1. You can select any User;s Username from a drop down list and then change enter a new username in place of it.

2. The plugin is found under a sensible place Users > Username Changer.
- Other plugins take a main parent place and force their menu item even above the pages and menu... what for?

3. This plugin also adds a change username link in the user table list. So, if you are searching for you user by gravatar by chance I suppose it will be easy as well to locate that user and go directly to changing their username.

There isn't much more to say. This plugin works.

The only thing I can think of that I didn't see this plugin mention is that it checks your desired Username change against already registered users to make sure the name is unique. That is very important, though I haven't ran into that scenario yet.

1 star
It is broken
By , for WP 3.8.1

I can change the user name, but the user page no longer works. The user's posts still show, but if you go the user page, which show the posts, you get an error.

5 stars
By , for WP 3.8.1

Works perfectly! Could not be easier.

5 stars
Love this plugin
By , for WP 3.8.1

We had someone from our team add about 60 users to a site and they accidentally put in the incorrect info. This plugin saved our rear-ends.

Thank you.

4 stars
Works perfectly! (Except on WP Multisites)
By , for WP 3.5.2

I've used this plugin on multiple occasions on numerous sites and have never had an issue. It's seems to work well. (Update: As of 7/2/2013, I tested this on a WP Multisite, on a Super Admin account, and after changing the username on this account, I could no longer access the Network Admin area. Luckily I had another Super Admin account, so I was able to change it back. I'll notify the developer and see if this can be fixed.

5 stars
Currently using this plugin with WP 3.5.1 - Works excellent
By , for WP 3.3.1

With a company needing internal access to changing member names at any given time for any reason, I searched for a solution and came to this plugin: WORKS PERFECTLY with no errors/issues/etc. Easy to use, and does what it says - thanks!

1 star
SQL Vulnerabilities
By , for WP 3.3.1

Please see this issue for details and a more secure version of 1.4: SQL Injection Vulnerabilities. (It's so rare that I rate plugins I didn't realize that I could have posted it all here, but oh well.)

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