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[Resolved] Crazy name being displayed in CRED success message

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Problem: I am using the wpv-current-user shortcode to display the current User's display_name in a CRED form success message, but I would like to show their first and last name instead.

Solution: Remove the wpv-current-user shortcode and use the Fields and Views button to insert the correct information instead.

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Last updated by TommyW3563 2 years, 10 months ago.

Assigned support staff: Christian Cox.


Tell us what you are trying to do?
Why is there being displayed a "crazy name" in stead of the real name of the person sending a message to the advertiser?

How do I change that?

Is there any documentation that you are following?

Is there a similar example that we can see?
See attached file.

What is the link to your site?
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Christian Cox

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You can edit this message by editing the CRED form. I'm attaching a screenshot that shows where this information is managed. If the person submitting the message is logged in, then the conditional shows their WordPress "display_name". You could display their first and last name instead by removing this shortcode and replacing it with the correct information from the Fields and Views dialog.


Thanks Christian - it works fine 🙂

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