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#6518 closed defect (bug) (duplicate)

Don't use DisplayName for topic reporting

Reported by: fierevere's profile fierevere Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Component: Support Forums Keywords:
Cc:

Description

Another ticket related to empty/not set DisplayNames,
when such user reports a topic, its impossible to see who has reported topic without looking into source code

Example:

<li><a href="https://wordpress.org/support/users/koullis/"></a> on October 5, 2022 at 5:36 pm reason: you can delete it there is a reply in similar post</li>

in this topic: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/critical-vulnerability-4/?view=all

Generally there is no reason to use Display Names there, when topic is reported by other person than topic participants, moderators have to click on reporter's name to get their profile link just to get their username for
@-mention reply.

Perfect solution will be to completely remove usage of display name there and use username.

Change History (3)

#1 @fierevere
17 months ago

  • Priority changed from high to normal

setting prio to normal, as per Otto's explantation is not possible to set empty displaynames for new and existing profiles.

However, there are still such (old) profiles without displaynames and convenience issue for replying.

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #meta by tellyworth. View the logs.


17 months ago

#3 @fierevere
17 months ago

  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

Duplicate of #6500.

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