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Live username availability checking


This plugin allows user to know if his username is available while typing. No further need to hit the «submit» button to check username availability. Each times the user types a character in the username textfield, an ajax request is send to a php script which check username availability.


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  1. Upload the plugin zip file to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory

  2. Activate the plugin through the ‹Plugins› menu in WordPress


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“Live username availability checking” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.