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    Home Forums AskWoody Central How do you retrieve your username?

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      • #2002322 Reply
        anonymous
        Guest

        I am a member but I don’t remember my username. How can I retrieve it?

      • #2002340 Reply
        Kirsty
        Da Boss

        Contact CustomerSupport, with the email address your account uses. If we can find it, we can advise the account name, to get you able to log in.

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      • #2002380 Reply
        PaulK
        AskWoody Lounger

        Maybe I’m missing something in the shuffle, but I just logged in by using my email address.
        LogIn

        Then I clicked on my (already displayed) Display Name (which is the same as my Nickname); and then clicked on Edit to see all the profile info. One also can click on ‘My account’  in the header line; then the ‘Account details’.

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        • #2002386 Reply
          woody
          Da Boss

          Once you’ve set up a “proper” account – one that doesn’t have an email address as the user name — you can then log on using your email address, if you like. that’s a WordPress thing.

          Once logged on, your “proper” username is the one that shows up in all the publicly viewable places. In your case, you show up as PaulK everywhere – even if you used your email address to log in.

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          • #2002392 Reply
            PaulK
            AskWoody Lounger

            Right-o. I do normally use my Nickname to login, but I was demonstrating that one still can use one’s address. And since, from other discussions, it appears that WordPress is the underlying vehicle, I would guess that one may for the indefinite future choose either Nickname or address.

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            • #2002486 Reply
              Kirsty
              Da Boss

              The email address isn’t *meant* to work in that widget, but the wording is by default. Many, many Loungers are unable to log-in using an email address, causing them enormous frustration.

              It is always best to use the account name (despite what the widget shows) 🙂

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              • #2002511 Reply
                PaulK
                AskWoody Lounger

                Oh … OK. It always worked for me, so I didn’t know that I have exceptional privileges(!). Perhaps it is because I signed up before the whale came swimming, and left waves in its wake.

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