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Kunena 5.2 Beta 1 Released (24 Sep 2020)

The Kunena team is thrilled to announce the first public beta release of Kunena 5.2, a native Joomla extension for Joomla 3.9. This is a development release and should be only be used for testing; this version is not recommended for live websites at this stage.

The purpose of this release is to encourage testing by downloading, installing and identifying any problems or shortcomings that people may discover. K 5.2.0 B1 is stable and we are aware that people will discover defects. We encourage you to use the forum to report defects, as soon as they are discovered, so that the development team can work through the problems before the release of K 5.1 as a stable product. Reporting defects does not mean that the problems can or will be fixed. The Kunena team is looking forward to hearing your feedback on how well we have achieved our design goals.

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Question Emails as usernames

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8 months 3 days ago #1 by lmcclain
Emails as usernames was created by lmcclain
I have my settings set to NOT display emails for my forum users. However, some of the registered users have an email as their username which displays at bottom where online members show.

Any way to get emails not to display? Have users re register?

Thanks!

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8 months 3 days ago #2 by rich
Replied by rich on topic Emails as usernames
When the username is an email address it will handlet as username and be displayed in the user list.
Edit the register form and add in your User - Terms and Conditions, it's outright forbidden to use email addresses as username.

Any way to get emails not to display?

I see no way unless you blend out the complete online statistic.

Have users re register?

I don't know your Joomla configuration. If you allow to change the username, you can change the username without re-registering.

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8 months 7 hours ago - 8 months 7 hours ago #3 by lmcclain
Replied by lmcclain on topic Emails as usernames
Rich,

This is incredibly helpful. Thank you. Yes we do allow username changes. However every time our users try to change their usernames it saves without actually making the change.

I can go in make the change but they cannot when the setting should make it available for them.

Thoughts?
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7 months 4 weeks ago #4 by rich
Replied by rich on topic Emails as usernames

However every time our users try to change their usernames it saves without actually making the change.

You must enable this in the Joomla user setting (Users -> Manage -> Options).

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