[Mediawiki-l] alphanumeric characters only in usernames

Philip Beach beachboy4231 at gmail.com
Wed May 9 13:46:14 UTC 2007


Thanks, that works perfectly.

On 5/9/07, Rob Church <robchur at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 09/05/07, Philip Beach <beachboy4231 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > In an effort to combat vandals, is there a way to limit new user names
> > to alphanumeric characters only?
>
> You could use the Username Blacklist extension
> (http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Username_Blacklist) with an
> appropriate regular expression; something like
>
> [^a-zA-Z0-9]+
>
> ought to do it.
>
>
> Rob Church
>
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