How to Properly Change WordPress Username?

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Most of the Users generally pick up random Username and want to change it. Random Username makes the whole site look unsystematic and unprofessional. It’s really important to manage every small and big function, appearance and features of a website. A lot of users try to change Username and fails so this tutorial is for them.

There are a lot of methods to change the WordPress Username. But, in this tutorial, we will teach the easiest two methods which can be reliable even for WordPress Beginners.

  1. Creating a New User and Delete the existing one
  2. Changing WordPress Username using Plugin

Method 1: Creating a New User and Delete the existing one

This is the easiest method. Hence, the old one must be deleted and a new one must be created.

  • First of all Login to the Dashboard of the site. Click on the button Users at the left bar of the page. After that Click on the button All Users.
Properly Change the WordPress Username - How to Properly Change WordPress Username?
Properly Change the WordPress Username.
  • Create a new User with the desired Username. For doing this, the user needs a new email address than used before. Logout and again Login with the new user account. Then delete the old username.
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Properly Change the WordPress Username.
  • While deleting the User name don’t forget to Click on the button ‘Attribute all content to:’. This enables to keep the content written by them in a safe way. Finally, Click on the button Confirm Deletion.
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Properly Change the WordPress Username.
  • Now, the WordPress Username is Changed Successfully.

Method 2: Changing WordPress Username using Plugin

  • For this Login to the Dashboard of the site. Click on the button Plugins>>Add New.
Properly Change the WordPress Username... - How to Properly Change WordPress Username?
Properly Change the WordPress Username.
Properly Change the WordPress Username.... - How to Properly Change WordPress Username?
Properly Change the WordPress Username.
  • Click on the Button Users. Choose the Username Changer page.
  • Select the Username that needs to be changed. Enter the new Username. Finally, Click on the button Save Changes to make changes in the site.
Properly Change the WordPress Username..... - How to Properly Change WordPress Username?
Properly Change the WordPress Username.

Wrapping Up

This tutorial provides the easiest two methods to Change the WordPress Username. It doesn’t require any kind of coding knowledge. WordPress Beginners can easily do it with the help of this tutorial. Hope the information was useful. Please leave the recommendations below. Feel free to share.

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