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Opened 13 months ago

#39383 new enhancement

Add username to “Assign Authors” step of WP import

Reported by: macbookandrew Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 4.8
Component: Import Keywords:
Focuses: ui, administration Cc:


If a WP site has multiple authors with the same display name (either because of having a large user base with common names or because of having several testing users with the same display name), why not show the user’s login name in the dropdown menu?

This step in the import process shows the display name and the user name of the new user(s) to be imported, but leaves existing users ambiguous if they have the same name.

Current behavior:

Proposed behavior:

I’m more than willing to work on this and submit a patch.

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