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User ID Changer

Change User ID's for WordPress Standalone.

User ID Changer is a simple plugin which allows administrators to change User ID's of users on their WordPress sites.

It also changes the associated posts & comments for that new User ID.

It is always recommended to change the default admin user ID from 1 to something else.

User ID Changer is used at your own risk & carries not warranties. If somethng untoward should happend, just re-run the User ID Changer and reassign the Old ID back again.

ALWAY BACKUP YOUR WORDPRESS DATABASE BEFORE MAKING CHANGES.

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Contributors interwebDEFENCE
Tags admin, change, changer, id, security, user, username

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  1. Unzip the downloaded 'userid-changer.zip' file
  2. Upload the 'userid-changer' folder to '/wp-content/plugins' directory of your WordPress installation
  3. Activate the plugin via the WordPress Plugins page

Version 1.1.7

  • ADDED Wordfence support to stop errors
  • ADDED New WordPress information on Roles / Posts / Pages / Comment
  • ADDED Support for popluar plugins
  • ADDED Website Details / Logged in Admin Details / DNS Information
  • ADDED 10 Digit length to User Id
  • CLEANED Removed old code and cleaned up structure

Version 1.1.6

  • ADDED Display for Jetpack linked User
  • ADDED Jetpack instructions

Version 1.1.5

  • FIXED Minor div bug
  • ADDED Colour to administrator role
  • CLEANED New Alert Notices

Version 1.1.0

  • ADDED Display of Avatar
  • ADDED New table entry - Comments (T=Total / A=Approved / U=Unapproved)
  • ADDED New table to display total Posts & Pages count
  • ADDED Buttons to refresh page & display changed user

Version 1.0.0

  • Initial Release

Does it support WordPress Multi-site

No, not yet.

Does the posts associated to a user also get changed

Yes, the posts table post_author gets change to match the new User ID

I have a plugin that uses / duplicates the User ID’s, and it’s not working on my plugin

Email use the name of the plugin and we can investigate it. assist@interwebdefence.com

Something untoward happened and some of the data is missing

Re-run the User ID Changer on that User and reassign the Old ID back to it

Jetpack User

If you are using Jetpack and changing the User ID linked to Jetpack, please DEACTIVATE the Jetpack plugin, then changed the User ID, once changed. ACTIVATE the Jetpack plugin and press Connect to WordPress.com, then press Approve. This will then assign the new User ID to Jetpack.

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Version 1.1.7

Requires WordPress version: 4.5 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 27 Jan 2017

Date Added: 18 Sep 2016

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