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Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 6 months ago

#4926 new defect (bug)

Inconsistent handling of username between Toolbar and BP URLs

Reported by: djpaul's profile DJPaul Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Contributions Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Core Keywords:


Reported on IRC. WP 3.5.1, BP 1.7.

Username has a space in it, e.g. "Paul Gibbs". Nicename also needs a space in it. Couldn't figure out how to achieve this without hacking the user record in the database, so do that.

Look at the user's URL on the members directory: e.g.
Look at the user's toolbar URL on the "Howdy" menu: e.g.

Change History (2)

#1 @johnjamesjacoby
11 years ago

Spaces in nicenames will be converted to hyphens by sanitize_title() (or a user equivalent) iirc.

This is likely related to our old username compatibility issues.

#2 @DJPaul
11 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to Future Release
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