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Available from version 1.13
Before renaming an user
Define function:
public static function onRenameUserPreRename( $uid, $oldName, $newName ) { ... }
Attach hook:

In extension.json:

	"Hooks": {
		"RenameUserPreRename": "MyExtensionHooks::onRenameUserPreRename"

For MediaWiki ≤1.25:

$wgHooks['RenameUserPreRename'][] = 'MyExtensionHooks::onRenameUserPreRename';
Called from:File(s): Renameuser extension

For more information about attaching hooks, see Manual:Hooks.
For examples of extensions using this hook, see Category:RenameUserPreRename extensions.


  • $uid: id of the user being renamed
  • $oldName: old name
  • $newName: new name