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Post by Zaritok on May 25th 2013, 5:49 am

Is it possible to replace your username (only display) with another name via css? I am using punBB thanks

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Solved Re: Forum nickname

Post by SLGray on May 25th 2013, 5:57 am

Are you wanting to change your username on your forum?


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Post by Zaritok on May 25th 2013, 6:00 am

No, I'm asking for the forum to display my name other than my username

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Post by Zaritok on May 26th 2013, 3:32 pm

bump

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Post by Sanket on May 27th 2013, 5:31 am

Maybe make another profile field named nickname, make it modifiable by member himself.

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Post by Zaritok on May 27th 2013, 5:12 pm

no, as in the username itself changes but the login username is still the same

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Post by Sanket on May 27th 2013, 6:04 pm

What is your forum URL?

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Solved Re: Forum nickname

Post by Zaritok on May 27th 2013, 6:55 pm


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Post by Guest on May 27th 2013, 7:14 pm

@Sanket wrote:Maybe make another profile field named nickname, make it modifiable by member himself.
Yes you can create whatever custom profile fields you want, and display your nickname, or even your real name that way. The custom profile fields can be displayed in both your profile and posts. You can also make the profile fields mandatory on registration, if you want all users to fill it in. Though this is optional.

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Post by Zaritok on May 27th 2013, 7:25 pm

@Zaritok wrote:no, as in the username itself changes but the login username is still the same

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Solved Re: Forum nickname

Post by Sir Chivas™ on May 27th 2013, 7:35 pm

Hi,

You're the founder correct? If so, try this inside your CSS:
Code:
a[href="/u1"] {
background: url("http://i.imgur.com/v1q2kRk.gif") no-repeat;
padding-left: 19px;
padding-top: 2px;
display: none;
}

Code:
a[href="/u1"]:after {
background: url("http://i.imgur.com/v1q2kRk.gif") no-repeat;
padding-left: 19px;
padding-top: 2px;
content: 'UserName' !important;
}


Just replace, UserName with whatever you wish.

Note: Please don't remove the apostrophe.



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Solved Re: Forum nickname

Post by Zaritok on May 27th 2013, 7:43 pm

Umm... if I use the bottom code, my username + name chosen appears. if i use both codes, everything disappears. Please help

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Post by Sir Chivas™ on May 27th 2013, 7:46 pm

Then, simply use the second one. Wink



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Solved Re: Forum nickname

Post by Zaritok on May 27th 2013, 7:47 pm

@Zaritok wrote:Umm... if I use the bottom code, my username + name chosen appears. if i use both codes, everything disappears. Please help

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Post by Sir Chivas™ on May 27th 2013, 7:50 pm

Please don't use bold or color. Please keep to the default text. This is reserved for the staff for moderation.


Can you please use just the second code only? I want to see if I can remove the other username. Smile



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Solved Re: Forum nickname

Post by Zaritok on May 27th 2013, 7:53 pm

My username still appears (see who is online)

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Post by Sir Chivas™ on May 27th 2013, 7:57 pm

Code:
.pun .user-ident .username a[href="/u1"], a.gensmall[href="/u1"], #onlinelist [href="/u1"], .statused a[href="/u1"], #stats [href="/u1"], #chatbox_members a[href="/u1"], #chatbox a[href="/u1"],  #onlinechat a[href="/u1"], #profile-advanced-right div.h3 strong, .module a[href="/u1"] {
background: url("http://i.imgur.com/v1q2kRk.gif") no-repeat;
padding-left: 19px;
padding-top: 2px;
content: 'UserName' !important;
}


Try this, hope it works. Make sure to remove the other codes that I provided before adding this one.



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Solved Re: Forum nickname

Post by Zaritok on May 27th 2013, 8:00 pm

nothing changed

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Solved Re: Forum nickname

Post by Sir Chivas™ on May 27th 2013, 8:03 pm

Okay, hold up. I'm going to try it in my test forum, I'll be right back shortly. Wink


Edited: This should do it, small bug, but I don't think it'll bother you...
Code:
a[href="/u1"] {
font-size: 0px;
}
a[href="/u1"]:after {
background: url("http://i.imgur.com/v1q2kRk.gif") no-repeat;
padding-left: 19px;
padding-top: 2px;
content: "Username" important;
font-size:12px;
}



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Solved Re: Forum nickname

Post by Zaritok on May 29th 2013, 12:11 am

Now I'm invisible :/

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Post by E-Mark on May 29th 2013, 4:10 am

Try this one:
Code:
a[href="/u1"]:after {
content: ' Text';
}

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Post by Zaritok on May 30th 2013, 12:13 am

username still appears with 'nickname'

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Post by Zaritok on May 31st 2013, 12:15 am

bump

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Post by E-Mark on May 31st 2013, 12:19 am

I don't get you. affraid
You want to change your username right? Why not change it on the admin panel? :o

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Post by Zaritok on May 31st 2013, 12:46 am

i do not want to change it. I only want the display name to change

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Post by E-Mark on May 31st 2013, 1:11 am

Here:
Code:
a[href="/u1"] {
font-size: 0px;
}
a[href="/u1"]:after {
content: "Forumotion Help!" !important;
font-size:12px;
}

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Post by Zaritok on June 1st 2013, 5:41 am

solved

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Post by Sanket on June 1st 2013, 7:09 am

Topic Solved & Locked

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