[wp-hackers] Username Madness

scribu scribu at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 14:40:48 UTC 2009

On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 4:20 PM, Martijn Engler <martijn at crystal-labs.nl>wrote:

> > We should have only one editable field: display_name and get rid of
> > nickname and first/last name.
> >
> Erh, no. I was looking for a separate first_name / last_name yesterday
> (forgot it was in user_meta), because we want to sort on last name on
> a certain page. That wouldn't be possible if they were together in one
> field.

Since it's in user_meta, you could easily add those fields back through a

What Nikolai was suggesting is that first_name & last_name should not be in
Core, since they aren't usually helpful.

Also, this would considerably simplify the user admin interface.


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