A simple plugin to change registered usernames.
Easy to use. Highly recommended.
Like the reviewers before me said, I selected the current username from a dropdown, filled the new username in a box and it's done.
This is a plug-in that nearly every Administrator would value. This means that if someone on your family WordPress site creates an account with either a cryptic or abbreviated name, or something silly like 'motorhead,' or even if you would like your list of a few dozen or a few hundred names to be consistent in their format, you can edit the exceptions easily and achieve that consistency. I hope the plug-in's authors keep it up-to-date. It's a little thing you likely won't use too often after the first time, but it is certainly nice to know that you have the tool in your tool box. Also, don't forget to let the edited user names know what their new username is, and that it is the combination of their new username and existing password that allows them access to the site.
Excellent plugin and gets the job done. Not sure why it has such lower reviews.
Thanks for creating this :)
Great plugin! You can select from a dropdown wich user you want to change and just that!
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.
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.
Works perfectly! Could not be easier.
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.
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.
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