Automatically generate usernames based on a token string.

If you don't want users setting their own usernames, generate them automatically
using tokens. They can be based on the user ID, email address, or custom fields
attached to user profiles.


  • Install this module using the official Backdrop CMS instructions at

  • Visit the configuration page under Administration > Configuration > User
    Accounts > Account Settings (admin/config/people/settings) to enable automatic
    username generation and set the pattern they're based on.

  • Existing usernames can be bulk-updated by blocking and unblocking user
    accounts on the Manage User Accounts (admin/people) page.


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This project is GPL v2 software.
See the LICENSE.txt file in this directory for complete text.