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WPVN – Username Changer


This plugin lets you change user’s login username. It changes user_nicename as well so that your author link will correspond to your new username.


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  • Swedish
  • Vietnamese



  • Erik Billerby: Swedish
  • Igor Oliveira Ferreira: Brazillian Portuguese


  • WPVN - Username Changer (English - WordPress 4.0)
  • WPVN - Username Changer (Vietnamese - WordPress 2.8)
  • WPVN - Username Changer (English - WordPress 2.8)


  1. Search in Plugin Installer for WPVN or USERNAME or you download this plugin here and upload to the plugin directory
  2. Then activate the plugin through the β€˜Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to β€˜Users->Change Username’ to change your username.


πŸ‚ 9️⃣ 3, 2016
50% of the entire code circles around "level_can_use", i.e., role/level-based authorization, which has been deprecated many moons ago. Additionally, it only allows to rename your own username.
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Contributors & Developers

“WPVN – Username Changer” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.