You Can Customize WordPress Website Author Link

Last modified 21st May 2017


Every author or website administrators doesn’t want to show/display a hint of their username for strangers or hackers.

This is really a frustration for wordpress Website managers. You can avoid this loop hole from the site. How ? Here are the steps,

 

Article on how to remove wordpress username from public link

Article on how to remove wordpress username from public link

  1. Go to your website admin page, make sure that your username and display name are different to avoid hackers guessing on your userid
  2. If you done the first step, go to your phpMyAdmin and go to the database and Tables created for your website
  3. The users table or authors tables usually comes with prefix _users, find it and check for user_login, user_nicename and user_email column
  4. Edit/Change user_nicename to something else which does not give a hint to the hacker
  5. You are done!

    Note : The user_nicename is publicly visible. Thanks, Enjoy Your Blogging.