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Unable to create new user – Usernames can contain only letters, etc.

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    samuelboland
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    @samuelboland

    Whoops, I linked the image incorrectly. Here it is: The real problem

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    samuelboland
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    @samuelboland

    Figured it out:

    It seems like it won’t accept usernames with capital letters. That’s a litle odd, but I can work with it.

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    Hugo
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    @hnla

    Able to register DarthVader fine!

    Are you trying to register DarthVader. or , ?

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    samuelboland
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    @samuelboland

    No, I wasn’t trying to register it with the period, that was just because of the way I wrote the sentence. Damn punctuation rules. But I’m only able to register people without any capital letters. Any idea?

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    namrons
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    @namrons

    I am encountering exactly the same problem. Any developments on this?

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    Hugo
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    @hnla

    Not really, as I stated earlier in thread I have no issues. Ensure you have no plugins activate that may affect this aspect.

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    namrons
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    @namrons

    I have disabled all plugins and have the latest version of Buddypress and WordPress on a multisite installation. On the registration page the username field insists on lowercase characters. The only way around this for me is to change the hint.

    Which file do I edit to change hint from “Usernames can contain only letters, numbers, ., -, *, and @” to something like “Usernames can contain only lowercase letters, numbers, ., -, *, and @”

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    namrons
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    @namrons

    As a work around I modified register.php in the theme to request users to register lowercase usernames.

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