Admin renamer extended
[resolved] What will happen to existing admin posts? (4 posts)

  1. akalsha
    Posted 3 years ago #


    I've been wanting to change the admin username, because my site is getting hammered with hacking attempts. This plugin seems like an easy solution, rather than editing the database by hand, etc. However, I'm curious to know what will happen to exiting posts if I do this? Currently, admin is the only username, and I have hundreds of posts. If I use this plugin to change "admin" to something else, will the posts be deleted?

    Thank you :)


  2. ramon fincken
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    They will still exist, this plugin only renames the admin username. leaving all other stuff like posts in tact.

    yet .. if your site is getting hammerd .. only using my plugin will not be a full solution. Look for login-lockdown and any other WP security plugin.

  3. akalsha
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Ok, thanks!

    I do use the "Limit Login Attempts" and "Askimet" plugins, as well. Thanks for this plugin. :)

  4. ScalableSite
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Is this plugin compatible to 3.7 0r 3.8?
    I added a new admin user, and want to change current admin user name and its role as admin, can it be done with this plugin?

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