Today Canadadre, a SANGKRIT.net user asked us how to display first and last name in BuddyPress profile, above the @username as by default the profiles only shows @username. In this tutorial we will show you how to do so by following a few simple steps give here.
Whenever you start a new WordPress site, it only asked you to enter your username and not the first name and last name. Hence, it stars showing only username on different areas of your website like on admin bar howdy section, profiles, post etc.
Even if you are a BuddPress user and you have entered your first and last name by editing your user profile, then also the issue remains the same.
So How To Display Your First And Last Name On Profile?
Login to your WordPress site and visit your admin area dashboard Settings -> Users -> Your Profile page and scroll down to ‘Names‘ section.
Now type in your first name & last name, from ‘Display name publicly as‘ drop down select your first & last name option then save the changes. That’s it.