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