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  1. spirit
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I changed my username, but the change did not take. I had to use the former one to login, and my profile reports the old one. How can I recapture the new one, please? kurtzern/spirit

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    You changed your username where? And how?

  3. spirit
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Okay -- the new username came up with this message. Now how do I get to my page?

  4. spirit
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Esmi -- changed yesterday at the site, toward the upper right corner, it gave the opportunity to edit the username.

  5. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    What message? Posting vague references won't help. We need precise details!

  6. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    it gave the opportunity to edit the username.

    No. There is no option to change your username in WordPress core. Only an option to change the displayed name. Your username is fixed and unchangeable.

  7. spirit
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Sorry: reference is to this conversation we are having now. Yesterday I got mixed up between wp.com and wp.org. I wish to stay with wp.org, if I can get straightened out how to do that. I cannot find Dashboard on my .org page, for example. My domain is http://www.ernestkurtz.com.
    Thank you.
    ek

  8. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    So that has nothing to do with your username, yes? You can login to your self-hosted site via http://ernestkurtz.com/wp-login.php

  9. spirit
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Aargh! I got a new password, but the site will not accept it. When I try again for "new password," the site does not recognize the email address that you are using!

    So: username stays same and cannot be changed; member-name is changed; but site seems to recognize only old email address. I am puzzled, but I do appreciate your efforts at helping.

  10. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

  11. spirit
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    How do I get to the "Admin panel menu," please?

    How do I check my wp-config.php file?

  12. spirit
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Apparently the automatically entered 12-character password worked. Now my question is: how can I change that to something I can remember?

  13. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    How do I get to the "Admin panel menu," please?

    By logging in. Some of those solutions refer to intermittent login issues.

    How do I check my wp-config.php file?

    Why would you need to check that?

  14. spirit
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I guess I'm logged in, since I'm participating in this conversation. But I see nothing on my screen about "Admin" or "Dashboard."

    One of the suggestions at the sites to which you sent me advised checking the wp-config.php file.

    BTW, the link there to "reset password by email" has been deleted.

  15. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I guess I'm logged in, since I'm participating in this conversation.

    No. Your login here has absolutely no connection with the login for your self-hosted WordPress site.

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