Show nickname in comments on this site instead of real name.

Can someone please tell me how to show nickname in comments on this site instead of real name. Thanks.

Conversation 9 comments

  • rameshthanikodi

    04 April, 2017 - 11:40 pm

    <p>I want to know this too.</p>

  • Brad Sams

    Premium Member
    05 April, 2017 - 8:07 am

    <p>Hmm, will need to look into this…I suspect it is how your signed up.</p>

    • Hidayatullah Patel

      05 April, 2017 - 9:11 am

      <blockquote><em><a href="#95633">In reply to Brad Sams:</a></em></blockquote><p>Possible, I signed up through google login. At the top right of the website it shows my nickname but in comments shows my full name.</p>

      • rameshthanikodi

        05 April, 2017 - 9:31 am

        <blockquote><em><a href="#95654">In reply to Hidayatullah Patel:</a></em></blockquote><p>Exactly the same for me! Though I signed up with Twitter.</p>

  • Tim

    Premium Member
    05 April, 2017 - 9:25 am

    <p>There appears to be two things happening here. We use WordPress for everything. When you register it generates a "display name". This should be just your username but there seems to be a few users where it's pulling the first name in as well.</p><p><br></p><p>We will force comments to show username instead of display name, that should rectify this.</p>

    • Hidayatullah Patel

      05 April, 2017 - 10:53 am

      <blockquote><em><a href="#95657">In reply to Tim:</a></em></blockquote><p>In comments, forums and wherever name is displayed publicly. Thanks.</p>

  • Tony Barrett

    05 April, 2017 - 2:56 pm

    <p>Mine used to display my username, now it displays my real name. Can't see any way of changing it. Very annoying.</p>

    • boots

      05 April, 2017 - 11:16 pm

      <blockquote><em><a href="#95837">In reply to Tony Barrett:</a></em></blockquote><p>"In reply to" still shows people's real name.</p>

  • Hidayatullah Patel

    06 April, 2017 - 11:49 am

    <p>In comments it is fixed, but in other places it still shows real name: e.g. </p><p class="ql-indent-1">1) "by…" as the author of a post on forums</p><p class="ql-indent-1">2) "in reply to…"</p><p class="ql-indent-1"><br></p><p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Wherever name is displayed publicly it should default to username and not real name. Thanks.</span></p>

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