en WordPress.com Forums › Support Change author name in URL Author Posts December 1, 2013 at 10:34 am #1545757 axeltarenMember Hi – I changed my author name but if I hover over the new author name (Axel Taren), the link to which it points still has my old username: http://africandreams.fr/author/grouet/. I would want it to either have the correct updated one ie http://africandreams.fr/author/axeltaren/ or something neutral (ie that doesn’t give away the previous name). Thanks. The blog I need help with is africandreams.fr. December 2, 2013 at 3:57 am #1545880 rootjoshStaff Can you check to make sure that you do not have the old URL listed here: https://wordpress.com/settings/account/ Author Posts The topic ‘Change author name in URL’ is closed to new replies.