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[Resolved] Question… Username Availability Checker

  • Participant
    Level: Master
    Posts: 171
    JohnnyNW on #9739

    Hello, I commented out preg_match( “/[a-z0-9]+/”, $user_name, $maybe ); from line 185 on username-availability-checker.php

    Is this okay? I did this because I want users to be allowed spaces in username field while registering. After they register, the space disappear and their name is one word, i.e. Tay Tay would end up TayTay.

    I did this for the sake of ease and user not seeing errors while trying to register, I just let it happen and they combine on the backend after they registered i.e. Jay Won would end up JayWon.

    Nonetheless, I must ask, do you think there would be any errors in commenting out preg_match( “/[a-z0-9]+/”, $user_name, $maybe ); ?

    Thanks!

  • Keymaster
    (BuddyDev Team)
    Posts: 22218
    Brajesh Singh on #9771

    Hi,
    It won’t have any effect. It only validates that the username only contain alphabet and number(Is used at another place for testing) but it will not cause any issue.

    Regards
    Brajesh

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