Manual:checkUsernames.php

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1.3

Details[edit]

checkUsernames.php file is a maintenance script that is used to check that all usernames in the database (user table) are actually valid. Existing usernames can become invalid if User::isValidUserName() is altered or if $wgMaxNameChars is changed.

Options[edit]

This script does not accept any options.

Usage[edit]

php checkUsernames.php

In case invalid usernames are found, the script returns the user_id and the username for each of the affected users.


Terminal
$ php maintenance/checkUsernames.php

Found:      1: 'Jay'
Found:      2: 'MediaWiki default'
Found:      4: 'Maintenance script'
Found:      5: 'ScriptImporter'

See also[edit]