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Bug: Multiple users cannot have same email address (4 posts)

  1. poodlerat
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    When I upgraded to 2.8.2, the ability to register multiple users with the same email address disappeared. This is seriously annoying, since now I have to make up fake email addresses for some accounts.

    I can sort of see how it might be beneficial not to allow users to register themselves with the same email address, but I don't see why admins should be unable to do so. Could you please, please, please bring back that very useful feature?

  2. TamHanna
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I second this. Please bring feature back!!!!

  3. stephenolson
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Has this been figured out yet?

  4. Alexandre Pereira
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    If you use a GMail account, you can try to put dot inside the username:

    username@gmail.com
    user.name@gmail.com
    us.er.na.me@gmail.com

    GMail corrects it to your default account, but sites tends to interpret them as different addresses.

    Maybe you can use the plus trick too.

    username@gmail.com
    username+something@gmail.com

    I've never tested it but yes, you can!

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