Allow for period '.' and hyphen '-' characters in usernames with an isUsername validator
|Reported by:||Owned by:||Adrian Holovaty|
|Severity:||normal||Keywords:||username validation period hyphen|
|Has patch:||no||Needs documentation:||no|
|Needs tests:||no||Patch needs improvement:||no|
Currently restricts usernames by not allowed a '.'.
Can we remove this restriction? as there are several companies out there why my login ID would be either
and I would prefer to use the same ID that I use on my intranet, rather than invent yet another ID for myself.
Change History (6)
comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by
|Component:||Admin interface → Validators|
|Keywords:||username validation period hyphen added|
|Status:||closed → reopened|
|Summary:||Allow for a period '.' in usernames → Allow for period '.' and hyphen '-' characters in usernames with an isUsername validator|