Change User Display Name

To change a user’s display name on a page or post, follow this simple step by step guide

Make sure the correct user is assigned as the post author

In the first instance, you may want to make sure the correct user is assigned to any posts on which you want them displayed.
  • How to: Change Post Author
  • Find user in the User Index

  • Navigate to Users > All users
  • Click on the username to edit the user
  • Edit User Details

  • Update First name
  • Update Last name
  • Update Nickname
  • WordPress will create different display name options which you can assign from the drop down menu. Don't forget to click 'Update'!
    Article published 27th July 2022
    Last modified 02nd November 2023