I don't want my name in forum


#1

How do I keep my actual name from appearing in the forum? I would not think that would be a default. I searched. I am not the first one to raise the issue. But the method to stop it I read on the forum does not seem to still exist.


User name chnage
Change og username
(Andrew Cox) #2

Hi @diver110

It’s an option in Preferences (cogwheel under your avatar menu, top right) that users can edit. I’ve deleted your name.


#3

Many thanks. I actually saw that instruction, but now realize I looked in the wrong place.


(Fernando Fuentes) #4

@andybob,

I cant seem to be able to edit mine…


(Andrew Cox) #5

Hi @Fernando_Fuentes,

I think user name isn’t editable, but name should be. You don’t currently have anything entered in the name box. I can edit your user name. PM me with any changes you would like.


(Mr Fix It ) #6

I had that issue… a quick ping to @Eric and he not only managed to sort out my name/user but changed it and it even was done on the fly, didn’t even have to re-login IIRC … this forum system is pretty flexible it seems.

I edited the topic a tad from Done to I don’t :slight_smile:


(SonicYouth95) #7

Please @andybob change my user name to “SonicYouth95” or something similar if necessary. Thank you :smiley:


(Andrew Cox) #8

Done !


(JC) #9

i went into prefs and can’t edit my user name…just want jc for username shown please


(Andrew Cox) #10

Hi joe,

Minimum user name length in Discourse is three characters. I’ve changed you to j_c if you like that.


(JC) #11

sure thanks.


#12

Please @andybob would you be as kind as to change my user name to orbscure - many thanks in advance my fiend :slight_smile:


(Rene Bouwmeester) #13

@done. :slight_smile:


#14

Many thanks RBM :smile:


#15

Please change mine to Mads, thx :smile:


(Rene Bouwmeester) #16

Hi @Mads :slight_smile:


#17

Please change my username to ‘thegentlesurprise’ thanks!


(Mike) #18

@thegentlesurprise all set

(the “name” field is editable for you)


#19

Awesome, thanks!


#20

Could you please change my username to ‘Thierry’?
Thanks!