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Real names instead of usernames in Drupal

One issue we’ve run across using drupal for our website is that it assumes you are creating a community of anonymous/pseudonymous users. Drupal doesn’t have built-in support for a ‘display name’ or ‘full name’ or ‘real name’ (like “John Smith”)


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Getting Off the Ground with Drupal: Part 1

Here are just some notes and tips for folks looking to try out Drupal and get past the first steps of installing and configuring the software. What is Drupal? Drupal is a free, open source php-based content management system. See

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Doug Holton

Doug Holton

Faculty developer. Interests: developing educational technology; faculty & student development; learning sciences & psychology.

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