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Registration and username anonimity

Discussion in 'Forum Management' started by upnet, May 27, 2016.

  1. upnet

    upnet Active Member

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    I added a tidbit under the name field for new member registration some months ago, but I still get quite a few complaints after registering indicating my excerpt was overlooked. Is it the wording? I'm thinking to simplify it and perhaps change the color. Anyone have something that works for them?
     
  2. wang

    wang Well-Known Member

    I do not see how that can be overlooked as it is pretty obvious. But you can make that part in red color to stand out even more.
     
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  3. Xon

    Xon Well-Known Member

    I have 1-2 people every few months who request username changes after signing up with their real name.
     
  4. jauburn

    jauburn Well-Known Member

    Get rid of the "this cannot be changed" thing and install this or a similar add-on: https://xenforo.com/community/resources/username-change-by-siropu.4144/

    Why make changing user names an admin chore or disallow it because it is a chore? Give users the power to do it themselves. Problem solved.
     

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