I've got a myOpenID account and I want my OpenID to be myname.com instead of myname.myopenid.com.

I've got it working by putting these tags in the header of my website homepage:

<link rel="openid.server" href="http://www.myopenid.com/server" />
<link rel="openid.delegate" href="http://myname.myopenid.com/" />

I then managed to log in to blogger.com to add a comment to someone's post and my name on the comment appeared as my domain name (or OpenID name) instead of my full name that I have set up on myOpenID. Is that normal?


Depends on if you've set your myOpenID persona with a nickname and if the site you're using the OpenID on accepts or uses nickname or just uses what your OpenID is.

To set up a nickname for your persona:

  • Log into myOpenID
  • Click Your Account
  • Click Registration Personas
  • Set yourself up a registration persona/identity/profile
  • When editing, fill in the part labelled Nickname

Now next time when you're signing in with OpenID you'll be asked which of your personas you want to sign in to the final site with. Your nickname/display name will be reflected if you've set it up in the above mentioned steps.

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