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DST Daddy
December 22nd, 2006, 01:44 AM
is there a way that regular users can change their usernames?

Chuck S
December 22nd, 2006, 08:15 AM
On here no there is not but if you PM a mod or admin they should be able to do it ;) or post the name change here

DST Daddy
December 28th, 2006, 02:20 AM
no, i mean in the photopost gallery - not in these forums. sorry. :D

December 28th, 2006, 02:47 AM
No the user can't do it but you (admin) can.

Is it a standalone or integrated with a forum?

With forum integration ...
First change the username to new username at the users profile at forum adminCP

Then at PhotoPost Admin > Scan database >

- Check here to resync photo/comments usernames/update comments counts.

It's been a while since I've done this but I'm pretty sure this is how to do it.

... okay I just tested this out and it works though it didn't change the username below a recent thumbnail ... may be a cache thing.

Chuck S
December 28th, 2006, 10:52 AM
Yes MJM cache!

Yes you can change a username on the forum side and use the tool noted and in a standalone admin can change the name in the edit users tool in admin and then use the scan database tool to update names on photos and comments.

December 28th, 2006, 01:38 PM
Yes MJM cache!
Yep, I checked the Most Recent thumbnail after a little bit and it had changed to the new username. :)