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Opened 4 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#39383 closed enhancement (fixed)

Add username to “Assign Authors” step of WP import

Reported by: macbookandrew Owned by:
Milestone: WordPress.org Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
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.

Change History (1)

#1 @ocean90
3 years ago

  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to WordPress.org
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Version 4.8 deleted
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