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  2. PHPBB3-14691

Allow users to also use their email address to login

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Open (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 3.1.5
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Login
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      Description

      Allow users to also use their email address to login, in addition to their username.

      Their email address might be much easier to remember and/or type in, especially for non-ASCII alphabets. There is little security advantage to forcing them to type only their username when many other boards accept both email and username.

      This will also save a retrieval step if they forget their username.

      When implementing be sure the prompt also mentions both.

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              Reporter:
              jidanni jidanni [X] (Inactive)
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