[wp-hackers] Security: username as class in commenst

g30rg3_x g30rg3x at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 15:31:56 GMT 2009

Hi again,

>From previous attempts to promote this related-ideas to go core... i
can tell you that this won't never happen.
Best shot you have is to ask for a plugin (filter) hook.

There is one filter for change it on-registration/insertion of a new
user which is called "pre_user_nicename"
But you will actually need some filter on comment-template.php
function get_comment_class which allows you to change this

However as i previously says, promoting hiding the information would
never happen but if you instead ask for a filter/hook then your
chances of getting to core that change will raise.


2009/3/11 Frank Bueltge <frank at bueltge.de>:
> Thanks for your answer.
> oh yes, i have read the code and i have see that: user_nicename
> user_nicename is only a small filtered name and it is very easy to see this
> login_name.
> Yes, i have write a plugin for me to change this in the database. I think
> this is not the problem. I think, many users use WordPress with many authors
> and community and all peopple have the same problem. Maybe it is possible to
> change the function for set the user_nicename and then is this problem past.
> Best regards
> Frank
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