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Username - Special Characters

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Hi all,

Am working on something and it needs usernames to not have any Special Characters. Up until now, I've allowed users to register 'Any Character' in their username.

Now, I want to prevent usernames having space at beginning or end, have at least 2 characters and must not have the following characters: < > \ " ' % ; ( ) &

My questions are:
  1. Would the setting, ASCII (no international unicode)* be the best option?
  2. And, if I set this new setting, how will it affect existing users who have those characters in their usernames?
Many thanks in advance for helping.

Take care and keep safe,
Colette

*General>User registration settings>Limit username chars: ASCII (no international unicode)
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Alphanumeric only and Username length minimum 2.

Should not affect existing usernames.
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Re: Username - Special Characters

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stevemaury wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:51 pm
Alphanumeric only and Username length minimum 2.

Should not affect existing usernames.
Great and thanks
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